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Masters of the wired world: cyberspace speaks out

Author: Leer, Anne Publisher: Financial Times, 1999. ; Pitman Publishing, 1999.Language: EnglishDescription: 419 p. : Ill./Photos ; 25 cm.ISBN: 027363559XType of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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Book Asia Campus
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Print T58.6 .M37 1999
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Masters of the wired world FORE W O R D by the Rt Hon Tony Blair, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom ABOUT T H E E D I T O R PREFACE by Anne Leer ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS viii X xi xii V I S I O N S OF THE W I R E D WORLD Introduction: Political promise to the test Putting people first in the Information Age The global on-line economy: private and public sector co-operation in policy development Shocks, waves and power in the Digital Age Technology and humanity - the Anne Leer Al Gore Martin Bangemann Alvin Toffler Arthur C. Clarke shape of what's to come THE GLOBAL INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE Introduction: Gatekeepers' paradise The twilight of telecommunications: towards the Global Internet Infrastructure Regulation: pathways in the Wired World Convergence, value and change The global grid of chaos Anne Leer Denis Gilhooly Simon Olswang Brian Kahin Peter Cochrane 3T H E M A R K E T Introduction: Big through small gets beautiful mping up for the Net economy Anne Leer David Potter James L. Barksdale John Patrick Karel Van Miert The opportunity and the challenge to sustain rapid CONTENT Introduction: Have bandwidth, need content The BBC in a digital world Filling up the pipelines Forms and functions of digital content in education From Bibles to new Buyables: traditional publishers and the digital challenge Copyright in a Digital Age Anne Leer Will Wyatt David Puttnam Simon Murison-Bowie Roberto Minio Hugh Brett TECHNOLOGY Introduction: Here today, gone tomorrow Lasting ideas within turbulent technology Digital dilemmas for broadcasters The future of the Internet and the Internet of the future The quest for killer applications Anne Leer David Feeny Robert Winter Nathaniel Borenstein Randall S. Hancock ELECTRONIC COMMERCE Introduction: From money to information transactions Global electronic commerce - realizing the potential The analogue analogy: the key to electronic commerce Security and privacy laws Politics and policy-making in the electronic marketplace Anne Leer Donald J. Johnston Lee Stein Deborah Hurley Michael R. Nelson THE NETWORKED ECONOMY Introduction: The changing world of asset trading The economics of cyberspace Electronic commerce: taxing times Beyond competition in a Wired World: technology, human nature and business in the 2000s Intellectual property and the Global Information Infrastructure Anne Leer Charles Jonscher Jeffrey Owens Michael Finley Mark Radcliffe WIRED ORGANIZATIONS Introduction: Screen society The digital government Building the cyber-corporation The rise of the mega-university Home PCs for everyone - the Statoil IT Step Anne Leer Peter Mandelson James Martin John Daniel Harald Norvik 31 5 318 324 333 343 PUBLIC SERVICES Introduction: Citizen care in a Wired World Towards an information- and knowledge-based society Lifelong learning: the renaissance of education Free Market Fusion: public/private collaborative relationships Anne Leer Edith Cresson Chris Yapp Glenn R. Jones PEOPLE Introduction: Readers' lndigest Being digital in the Wired World The age of uncertainty versus the age of greatness Challenging the digital divide -the gap between the information rich and the information poor Anne Leer Nicholas Negroponte Charles Handy Arne Fjwtoft AFTERWORD by Marjorie Scardino, Chief Executive, Pearson PIC INDEX

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