Being digital /

Negroponte, Nicholas,

Being digital / Nicholas Negroponte. - First Vintage books edition. - viii, 255 pages : 21 cm.

In lively, mordantly witty prose, Negroponte decodes the mysteries--and debunks the hype--surrounding bandwidth, multimedia, virtual reality, and the Internet, and explains why such touted innovations as the fax and the CD-ROM are likely to go the way of the BetaMax. "Succinct and readable.

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Digital communications --Social aspects.
Technology and civilization.
Computer networks --Social aspects.
Interactive multimedia --Social aspects.

303.4833 NE.B 1996