Dialogue on the Internet

Provides those interested in civic discourse on the Internet with a tool to interpret the meaning of political and/or ideological messages contained in email discussions and Web sites.


Author: Richard Holt

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781567506792

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 938

Provides those interested in civic discourse on the Internet with a tool to interpret the meaning of political and/or ideological messages contained in email discussions and Web sites.

People I ve Met from the Internet

Spanning twelve years, the book takes the form of a very long annotated list, tracking Stephen's journey and the men he meets from adolescence in New Mexico to post-recession adulthood in Los Angeles, creating a multi-dimensional panorama ...


Author: Stephen Van Dyck


ISBN: 1938900251


Page: 155

View: 277

Literary Nonfiction. LGBTQIA Studies. Art. Performance Art. Hybrid Genre. Memoir. California Interest. Stephen van Dyck's PEOPLE I'VE MET FROM THE INTERNET is a queer reimagining of the coming-of-age narrative set at the dawn of the internet era. In 1997, AOL is first entering suburban homes just as thirteen-year-old Stephen is coming into his sexuality, constructing selves and cruising in the fantasyscape of the internet. Through strange, intimate, and sometimes perilous physical encounters with the hundreds of men he finds there, Stephen explores the pleasures and pains of growing up, contends with his mother's homophobia and early death, and ultimately searches for a way of being in the world. Spanning twelve years, the book takes the form of a very long annotated list, tracking Stephen's journey and the men he meets from adolescence in New Mexico to post-recession adulthood in Los Angeles, creating a multi-dimensional panorama of gay men's lives as he searches for glimpses of utopia in the available world.

Critical Perspectives on the Internet

With its critical agenda for Internet studies, this text is a valuable tool for upper-level courses on the Internet, online communication, computer-mediated communication, communication and information technologies, and media and politics.


Author: Greg Elmer

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: UOM:39015056482253

Category: Computers

Page: 217

View: 245

This critical reader of original essays places the boom and bust years of the Internet in a broad cultural context. Exploring the world of html, web browsers, cookies, online net guides, portals, and Internet service providers, this text includes the history of the Internet, interesting case studies and discussions on online community, user inequalities, and governance. Within the larger issues of technological infrastructure, government policy, and globalization, Critical Perspectives on the Internet highlights both the limitations and possibilities of everyday Internet use. Does the net function as a space for radical social and political change? For challenging established media? What opportunities lie in the cracks and crevasses of net structure? With its critical agenda for Internet studies, this text is a valuable tool for upper-level courses on the Internet, online communication, computer-mediated communication, communication and information technologies, and media and politics.

On the Internet

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Author: Hubert L. Dreyfus

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415277518

Category: Philosophy

Page: 144

View: 484

This work is a clear discussion of the promises of the Internet. Can it really bring humanity to a new level of community and democracy and solve the problems of mass education? Hubert Dreyfus, a writer on philosophy and technology, brings a philosopher's eye to bear on an issue that affects us all. Drawing on a diverse array of thinkers including Descartes and Kierkegaard, Dreyfus draws parallels between the Internet and the birth of a media-obsessed public in the 18th century and the Enlightenment quest for a universal, abstract knowledge. He shows how the Internet ignores essential human capacities such as trust, moods, risk, shared local concerns and commitment. He also uses compelling examples from the experience of teaching to show what "interactive" education leaves out.

On the Way to the Web

This book will introduce you to the innovators who laid the foundation for the Internet and the World Wide Web, the man who invented online chat, and the people who invented the products all of us use online every day.


Author: Michael Banks

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781430208709

Category: Computers

Page: 218

View: 869

On the Way to the Web: The Secret History of the Internet and Its Founders is an absorbing chronicle of the inventive, individualistic, and often cantankerous individuals who set the Internet free. Michael A. Banks describes how the online population created a new culture and turned a new frontier into their vision of the future. This book will introduce you to the innovators who laid the foundation for the Internet and the World Wide Web, the man who invented online chat, and the people who invented the products all of us use online every day. Learn where, when, how and why the Internet came into being, and exactly what hundreds of thousands of people were doing online before the Web. See who was behind it all, and what inspired them.

How to Get Rich on the Internet

288 Ciuba is the author of a number of business programs, including How To Get Rich On The Internet, Mail Order in the Internet Age, Internet Membership Sites, Internet Joint Ventures, Money On Demand, Paper ProfitS, The 13 Deadly ...


Author: Ted Ciuba

Publisher: Parthenon Marketing, Incorporated

ISBN: 0967241413

Category: Entrepreneurship

Page: 288

View: 839

Children risk and safety on the internet

European Commission (2001) Term of Reference on Workshop 11-12 June 2001, 'Safe use of new interactive technologies', Luxembourg: Safer Internet Programme. European Commission (2004) Ex ante evaluation Safer Internet Plus (2005-2008), ...


Author: Livingstone, Sonia

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 9781847428844

Category: Social Science

Page: 408

View: 349

As internet use is extending to younger children, there is an increasing need for research focus on the risks young users are experiencing, as well as the opportunities, and how they should cope. With expert contributions from diverse disciplines and a uniquely cross-national breadth, this timely book examines the prospect of enhanced opportunities for learning, creativity and communication set against the fear of cyberbullying, pornography and invaded privacy by both strangers and peers. Based on an impressive in-depth survey of 25,000 children carried out by the EU Kids Online network, it offers wholly new findings that extend previous research and counter both the optimistic and the pessimistic hype. It argues that, in the main, children are gaining the digital skills, coping strategies and social support they need to navigate this fast-changing terrain. But it also identifies the struggles they encounter, pinpointing those for whom harm can follow from risky online encounters. Each chapter presents new findings and analyses to inform both researchers and students in the social sciences and policy makers in government, industry or child welfare who are working to enhance children's digital experiences.

Management of Multimedia on the Internet

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), RFC 1905, January 1996. 2. J. Case, R. Mundy, D. Partain, and B. Stewart, “Introduction to version 3 of the internet-standard network management framework.” Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), ...


Author: Ehab S. Al-Shaer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540427865

Category: Computers

Page: 378

View: 501

In recent years we have witnessed the explosion of multimedia traffic on the Internet. The availability of high bandwidth connections together with the recent advances in high quality video and audio compression techniques have created a fertile ground for the growth of multimedia applications such as interactive video on demand, collaborative distance learning, and remote medical diagnosis. Furthermore, the availability of low bit rate video and audio applications (e.g., H.263 and G.728) and the proliferation of pervasive devices create a new demand for wireless multimedia communication systems. After a decade or more of research and development in multimedia networking, the research community has learned a number of lessons. First, increasing the capacity of the “best effort” networks and services does not provide an effective and permanent solution for offering a guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS). Second, the integration of service and network management is a key element in providing end to end service management. Third, management techniques for Internet multimedia services must be scalable and adaptive to guarantee QoS and maintain fairness with optimal network resource.

Health Care Resources on the Internet

“ Finding Information on the Internet : A Tutorial . ” 1997-1998 . Available : < http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/ Guides / Internet / FindInfo.html > . Accessed : 2 October 1998 . 5. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library ...


Author: M. Wood

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0789006324

Category: Medical

Page: 205

View: 380

Make Internet medical research simpler and more productive! The rapid proliferation of Web sites makes finding medical information easy. Knowing when the information is accurate and reliable can be much more difficult. Health Care Resources on the Internet: A Guide for Librarians and Health Care Consumers discusses how to locate, evaluate, and use health care information available in online form. As expectations shift from finding information in books to locating it on the World Wide Web, Health Care Resources on the Internet provides you with the skills you need. Whether you?re a first-time Internet user unfamiliar with search engines or an old hand at Boolean logic, you will find helpful search tips and strategies. Moreover, this comprehensive book offers specific advice on assessing the reliability of the information you find. Health Care Resources on the Internet simplifies your hunt for information by recommending trustworthy Web sites. It covers topics including: consumer and professional megasites for health care information using Medline searching for information on specific diseases finding open clinical trials consumer health information alternative medicine Illustrated with tables and figures, Health Care Resources on the Internet is an essential guidebook for health-conscious consumers, information professionals, and medical professionals.

Governance Regulation and Powers on the Internet

These are only hints at the possible world view of a generation that has grown up with the internet; if it is difficult to predict that world view, it is doubly difficult to predict the effect that it will have as these individuals ...


Author: Eric Brousseau

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107378858

Category: Business & Economics


View: 918

Digital technologies have prompted the emergence of new modes of regulation and governance, since they allow for more decentralized processes of elaboration and implementation of norms. Moreover, the Internet has been raising a wide set of governance issues since it affects many domains, such as individual rights, public liberties, property rights, economic competition, market regulation, conflict management, security and the sovereignty of states. There is therefore a need to understand how technical, political, economic and social norms are articulated, as well as to understand who the main actors of this process of transformation are, how they interact and how these changes may influence international rulings. This book brings together an international team of scholars to explain and analyse how collective regulations evolve in the broader context of the development of post-modern societies, globalization, the reshaping of international relations and the profound transformations of nation-states.

The Internet for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

New and expanded to reflect changes on the Internet, especially the explosive growth of the World Wide Web, this best-selling book is primer to the Internet for those who have little or no computer experience and a time-saving guide to ...


Author: Margaret J.A. Edwards

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387952365

Category: Computers

Page: 138

View: 667

New and expanded to reflect changes on the Internet, especially the explosive growth of the World Wide Web, this best-selling book is primer to the Internet for those who have little or no computer experience and a time-saving guide to resources for the more experienced surfer. In plain language it describes the Internet, how it works, and how to use various Internet tools. In addition, it provides an extensive listing of health-related Internet resources accompanied by reviews and descriptions - not just URLs - of dozens of health related topics. From the online American Journal of Nursing to the "Virtual Nursing Centre," this third edition contains hundreds of new sites, as well as an expanded section devoted to the use of search engines. The reader will find this directory a treasure trove of information resources available for health care professionals on the Internet. When you need to have up-to-the-minute information at your fingertips, when you need to know about the latest changes in health care reform - that's when you discover the real power of the Internet. It allows you to exchange information with peers around the world instantly, giving you the knowledge edge to keep your nursing or health care practice professional and progressive.

1001 Incredible Things to Do on the Internet

456 Internet News http://www.newslinx.com http://www.internetnews.com These sites are excellent for obtaining technology news stories from some of the major publications on the Net. They allow you to scan titles and decide if you want ...


Author: Ken Leebow

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780759526167

Category: Computers

Page: 240

View: 922

According to author Ken Leebow the Internet should be fun, but for many it is a frustrating place that often disappoints them. This guide to the Internet offers useful tips on making the whole thing work faster and in a more satisfying manner. Using the Internet should be fun, not frustrating. With over 168 million Americans going online, millions of Web sites have sprung up on a mind-numbing amount of topics. Weeding through them all can be a time-consuming hassle. With 1001 INCREDIBLE THINGS TO DO ON THE INTERNET, beginners and experienced users alike can learn to “surf without the search” and bypass those search engines that take forever to download and too often don’t provide the right information anyway. In this complete compendium, conveniently organized from A to Z, author Ken Leebow lists the very best sites on everything from car shopping to personal credit ratings to playing games with people online. If there’s an important site on a particular subject, readers can be sure that Ken Leebow has included it here.

Doing Business on the Internet

Mahler, A. and Göbel, G.: 1996, Internetbanking: Das Leistungsspektrum, Die Bank, August, 488-492. Malone, T. W. and Smith, S.A.: 1984, Tradeoffs in Designing Organizations; Implications for New Forms of Human Organizations and Computer ...


Author: Fay Sudweeks

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781447105619

Category: Computers

Page: 290

View: 857

An objective look at what Internet commerce can offer both the consumer and the provider. It covers three main areas of concern to business today: how to join the Internet revolution, how to manage it, and how to benefit from it. The book is primarily of interest as background reading for researchers and advanced level students in the following areas: electronic commerce, business studies, computer-mediated communication, management of information systems, project management, and organisational change. However, it will also be of interest to corporate managers involved in developing their companies'Internet-based strategies, and to anyone interested in how to buy or sell on the Net.

Infrastructure for Electronic Business on the Internet

Embedding of the servlet into an HTML file and its calling is shown in Figure 3.10 , for the same HelloInternet example . 3 . 4 . < HTML > < TITLE > Hello Internet Applet < / TITLE > < APPLET code = " Hellolnternet.class " width = 500 ...


Author: Veljko Milutinovic

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0792373847

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 437

View: 893

The rapidly growing field of Electronic Business on the Internet (EBI) includes a number of subfields, such as electronic commerce, electronic multimedia, workflow technologies, and collaboration technologies. The term electronic business implies a synergistic interaction between a number of different fields with the purpose of maximizing not only the short term profit, but the long term profit as well. In order to establish technical prerequisites for efficient electronic business on the Internet, appropriate system support is needed. Infrastructure for Electronic Business on the Internet discusses the topic of system support and its main bottlenecks, stressing explanations that link the newly emerging problems with those found in the general computer architecture field. Attention is dedicated to both hardware and software issues and their symbiotic interactions. Infrastructure for Electronic Business on the Internet is an excellent reference for researchers and practitioners and may also be used as a text for advanced courses in on the topic.

Collecting and the Internet

In this work, essays discuss the age-old habit of collecting and its modern relationship with the Internet.


Author: Susan Koppelman

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476609171

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 220

View: 160

The Internet has had a profound effect on collecting—because of the Web, collectibles are now more readily available, collections more easily displayed for a wider audience, and collectors’ online communities are larger and often quite intimate. In addition, the Web has added new items to the pantheon of collectibles, including digital bits that, whether considered virtual or material, are nevertheless collectible. In this work, essays discuss the age-old habit of collecting and its modern relationship with the Internet. Topics include individually authored websites, online auctions, watches, eyewear, Kelly dolls, the gambler’s rush of online acquisition, mp3s, collecting friends via online social networking sites, and online museums, among others.

Free Stuff for Gardeners on the Internet

( Head to Chapter 1 for directions on how to do it . ) T Send a Virtual Rose ! At The Internet Rose ( http://www.theinternetrose.com ) , P you can send a free virtual rose greeting to one you love . Or , Visit A Virtual Rose Garden A ...


Author: Judy Heim

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1571200975

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 139

Lists Web sites offering free ideas, information, and solutions for gardeners and other plant-lovers.

Coping With Dangers on the Internet

On one hand , perhaps there is 58 Coping with Dangers on the Internet : Staying Safe On - Line.


Author: Kevin F. Rothman

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 082393201X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 957

Learn how to protect yourself as well as your family from the internet.

Secure Messaging on the Internet

You may also visit http://www.esecurity.ch/Books/SecMessInternet.html to access and retrieve the latest information regarding this book. In either case, I'd like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing this book and hopefully ...


Author: Rolf Oppliger

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 9781608077175

Category: Computers

Page: 282

View: 598

This book offers a comprehensive understanding of secure Internet messaging, and brings together all the relevant and critical information needed to use OpenPGP and S/MIME-compliant software. It explores the conceptual and technical approaches followed by the developers of both OpenPGP and S/MIME, and gives a thorough treatment of the latest and most-effective technologies for secure messaging. Ideal for security and network managers, as well as professional system and network administrators, this easy-to-understand book is a complete guide to OpenPGP, S/MIME, Web-based and gateway solutions, certified mail, delivery platforms, and instant messaging.

Marketing on the Internet and the implications of new technologies

InfoWorld, 1998-a Senate approves Internet censorship bill. By James Niccolia, InfoWorld. Located at http://www.infoworld.com. July 24", 1998 InfoWorld, 1998-b U.S. House passes Internet copyright. By Nancy Weil, InfoWorld.


Author: Bernd Anderer

Publisher: diplom.de

ISBN: 9783832412494

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 153

View: 576

Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: Electronic Commerce, once thought of as futuristic buzzwords, is becoming a commonly used term. International newspapers, magazines, and the electronic media mention at least some forecast or news related to this subject on a daily basis. Nevertheless, a look at the growing numbers of consulting companies, that offer a variety of services relating to Electronic Commerce reveals the immense uncertainty companies are experiencing about what exactly Electronic Commerce is, and how they can implement it. While it seems that the importance of this issue in the business environment is widely accepted in the US, a recent study from Andersen Consulting (Andersen, 1998) shows that among European senior executives only 19% regard Electronic Commerce as a serious competitive threat to their business. Furthermore, only 39% are taking steps today to incorporate Electronic Commerce into their current operational strategies. There is a number of factors contributing to the "wait-and-see" attitude taken by executives and consumers as well. Executives tend to view the rise of Electronic Commerce as an external business environment issue, while consumers are concerned about security issues. These are still common views in the US. In European countries, a cultural problem stemming from a slowly changing and stable business environment adds to that problem. Fear of failing by trying a new approach, in most cases, overshadows the willingness to take new risks. Nevertheless, the uncertainty about the changes implied by Electronic Commerce are far-reaching and can be found in any country. With the increasing importance of the Internet, the business environment, as well as other areas in society, is about to fundamentally change. Old paradigms are no longer working in the evolving new business world, sometimes called digital economy. Electronic Commerce is the keyword that tries to capture the new paradigms which are not even clear yet. The only thing that is reliable and predictable about Electronic Commerce and the new economy, is change. Never before was it more important to be flexible and willing to take risks by trying new approaches. As businesses like to operate in a predictable environment where planning the future is easy, it becomes very difficult to adapt to the pace of change. Not only do businesses need new strategies, they also need to constantly reinvent themselves. Businesses need to realize, that it becomes necessary to accept [...]

Harmful Content on the Internet and in Video Games

186 We believe that there is a need for agreed minimum standards across industry on take - down times in order to increase consumer confidence . We recommend that the UK Council on Child Internet Safety should work with Internetbased ...


Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 0215523385

Category: Internet and children

Page: 76

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The Internet has become an indispensable tool for communications, research and commerce. But this report addresses the growing public concern at the Internet's dark side: the easy availability of hardcore pornography, which people may find offensive, the uploading by ordinary people of film of real fights, bullying or alleged rape, or the setting up of websites encouraging others to follow extreme diets, or self-harm, or even commit suicide. In particular, there is increasing anxiety among parents about the use of social networking sites and chatrooms for grooming and sexual predation. The Committee welcomes the Government-commissioned report by Dr Tanya Byron on the risks posed by the Internet to children, and agrees that a UK Council for Child Internet Safety should be established. Sites which host user-generated content-typically photos and videos uploaded by members of the public-have taken some steps to set minimum standards for that content. The Committee recommends that proactive review of content should be standard practice for such sites, and calls for provision of high profile facilities for reporting abuse or unwelcome behaviour directly to law enforcement and support organisations. There is a distinct issue about labelling of video games to indicate the nature of their content. Two systems currently exist side by side: the industry awards its own ratings, and the British Board of Film Classification awards classifications to a small number of games which feature content unsuitable for children. The dual system is confusing, and BBFC should have responsibility for rating games with content appropriate for adults or teenagers.