CITY OF BITS SPACE PLACE AND THE INFOBAHN PDF
Geographers are only just starting to theorize and study the emerging phenomenon of cyber- space. City of Bits, however, is one of the few works about . City of Bits: Space, Place, and the Infobahn. William J. Mitchell; Emerging World Cities in Pacific Asia. Fu-chen Lo and Yue-man Yeung, editors. City of Bits: Space, Place, and the Infobahn. William J. Mitchell, Author MIT Press (MA) $20 (p) ISBN
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This guy is an architect first and an info architect second.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Saurabh rated it it was amazing Mar 16, nad Lance Knobel rated it liked it Jul 15, Since the cost of a high-bandwidth cable connection grows with distance, information hot spots often develop around high-capacity data sources, much as oases grow up around wells. Christopher Littleford rated it really liked it Mar 03, Get to Know The Beatles.
I was inspired to write my first table of contents for “my internet book” as a result of reading this book. The bandwidth-disadvantaged are the new have-nots.
Feel optimistic about the future? The seven chapters are amply hyperlinked, reviews will be posted on an ongoing basis, and readers are invited to leave comments, to which the author may respond. A friend of mine was nonplussed, he said, “I already knew all this stuff.
City of Bits: Space, Place, and the Infobahn
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City of Bits: Space, Place, and the Infobahn by William J. Mitchell
That said, I do love the extended architectural metaphor. Lists with This Book. Here Mitchell is more realistic: Dec 24, Michael rated it really liked it. Over Given the rapid technological progress that had occurred since the publication of the book, reading the author’s descriptions of now ordinary processes like emailing, teleconferencing, or online shopping is rather boring. Dendy Dm rated it it was amazing May 10, An placce that depends on ‘cryptic commands,’ writes Mitchell, ‘is as much a barrier to most people as is a flight of steps to a park user in a wheelchair.
The bondage of bandwidth is displacing the tyranny of distance, and a new economy of land use and transportation is emerging — an economy in which high-bandwidth connectivity is an increasingly crucial variable. Paul Hartzog rated it really liked it Dec 15, Cali rated it really liked it Jun 17, Aug 05, Paul rated it really liked it. Infobabn, as parks and squares must be attractive to all, so should the public areas of cyberspace.
Might be a bit Check the publication date, ! Given the rapid technological progress that had occurred since the publication of the book, reading the author’s descriptions of now ordinary processes like emailing, teleconferencing, or online shopping is rather boring. Want to gain a fresh perspective?
Space, Place, and the Infobahn by William J. Want to Read saving…. Apr 17, Andrew rated it really liked it. Mitchell is on firmer ground when he offers suggestions on how virtual and physical public spaces should relate.
Preview — City of Bits by William J. However, the comparisons drawn between the physical built environment and cyberspace are beautiful literary merits worth praising. Trivia About City of Bits: