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The Resource Media technology and society : a history : from the telegraph to the Internet, Brian Winston

Media technology and society : a history : from the telegraph to the Internet, Brian Winston

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Media technology and society : a history : from the telegraph to the Internet
Title
Media technology and society
Title remainder
a history : from the telegraph to the Internet
Statement of responsibility
Brian Winston
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How are new media born? How do they change? And how do they change us? This work reports on the history of communication technologies, from the printing press to the Internet, and seeks to challenge the myth of an 'information revolution'
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Winston, Brian
Dewey number
302.23
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
P96.T42
LC item number
W49 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Winston, Brian
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  • Mass media
  • Communication
  • Communication
  • Mass media
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Communication
  • Communication
  • Mass media
  • Mass media
  • Massamedia
  • Computers
  • Geschichte
  • Informationstechnik
  • Sozialer Wandel
  • Gesellschaft
  • Elektronische Medien
  • Kommunikationstechnik
Label
Media technology and society : a history : from the telegraph to the Internet, Brian Winston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Revised edition of: Misunderstanding media. 1986
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-360) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A storm from paradise -- technological innovation, diffusion and suppression -- pt. I. Propagating sound at considerable distances. 1. The telegraph. 2. Before the speaking telephone. 3. The capture of sound -- pt. II. The vital spark and fugitive pictures. 4. Wireless and radio. 5. Mechanically scanned television. 6. Electronically scanned television. 7. Television spin-offs and redundancies -- pt. III. Inventions for casting up sums very pretty. 8. Mechanising calculation. 9. The first computers. 10. Suppressing the main frames. 11. The integrated circuit. 12. The coming of the microcomputer -- pt. IV. The intricate web of trails, this grand system. 13. The beginnings of networks. 14. Networks and recording technologies. 15. Communications satellites. 16. The satellite era. 17. Cable television. 18. The Internet -- Conclusion: The pile of debris -- from the Boulevard des Capucins to the Leningradsky Prospect
Control code
51733682
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 374 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134766338
Lccn
97034781
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebc169790
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ebl169790
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51733682
Label
Media technology and society : a history : from the telegraph to the Internet, Brian Winston
Publication
Note
Revised edition of: Misunderstanding media. 1986
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-360) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A storm from paradise -- technological innovation, diffusion and suppression -- pt. I. Propagating sound at considerable distances. 1. The telegraph. 2. Before the speaking telephone. 3. The capture of sound -- pt. II. The vital spark and fugitive pictures. 4. Wireless and radio. 5. Mechanically scanned television. 6. Electronically scanned television. 7. Television spin-offs and redundancies -- pt. III. Inventions for casting up sums very pretty. 8. Mechanising calculation. 9. The first computers. 10. Suppressing the main frames. 11. The integrated circuit. 12. The coming of the microcomputer -- pt. IV. The intricate web of trails, this grand system. 13. The beginnings of networks. 14. Networks and recording technologies. 15. Communications satellites. 16. The satellite era. 17. Cable television. 18. The Internet -- Conclusion: The pile of debris -- from the Boulevard des Capucins to the Leningradsky Prospect
Control code
51733682
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 374 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134766338
Lccn
97034781
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebc169790
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl169790
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51733682

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