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E-topia


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Oktober 2000

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

In this lucid, invigorating book, William Mitchell examines this new urban infrastructure of the global digital network and its implications for our future daily lives.

Portrait

William J. Mitchell was the Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr., Professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences and directed the Smart Cities research group at MIT's Media Lab. He authored many books, including The World's Greatest Architect (2008) and Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City (2005), both published by the MIT Press.

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"... e-topia is a good primer for anyone interested in how we are going to inhabit the digital era." Lawrence Chua, Bookforum " E-topia offers a brilliant and succinct lesson on how the evolution of information and other technologies has altered the way we build workplaces and communities, manage relationships, and supply our material wants and needs. It unobtrusivelylays digital technology into historical and material context, renderingit this way as something not to fear." Randall Lyman , San Francisco Bay Guardian "Mitchell has done it again! This dazzling survey of the cyberfuture andits impact on urban life shows that he is still the world's foremostauthority on the subject." Sir Peter Hall , Bartlett Professor of Planning, University College London "Few people understand the challenges and opportunities of emerging networksociety better than William J. Mitchell. A visionary with a program,Mitchell not only points us toward a new future but also shows us how toget there. Anyone interested in the shape of life in the 21st centuryshould read this book." Mark C. Taylor , Director of the Center for Technology in the Arts and Humanities, Williams College " E-topia offers a brilliant and succinct lesson on how the evolution of information and other technologies has altered the way we build workplaces and communities, manage relationships, and supply our material wants and needs. It unobtrusivelylays digital technology into historical and material context, renderingit this way as something not to fear." Randall Lyman , San Francisco Bay Guardian
EAN: 9780262632058
ISBN: 0262632055
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MIT University Press Group Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2000
Format: kartoniert
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