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Overconnected: The Promise and Threat of the Internet

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In Overconnected, Bill Davidow, a former Silicon Valley executive, explains how the almost miraculous success of the Internet Web has also created a unique set of hazards, in effect overconnecting us, with the direst of consequences for our political, economic, and day-to-day lives.

The practical applications of this new medium—not least among them the ability to borrow mo
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ebook, 240 pages
Published January 4th 2011 by Delphinium Books
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Eric
Oct 15, 2012 Eric rated it liked it
I think I misjudged this book initially. After re-reading this book I think the author has a point about networks and the problem they pose to stable systems.

That having been said, At any given point in the book up until the end I could not decide if Mr Davidow was a luddite or encouraging us to change our approach to networks. I am pleased to say that this book is not a call to reject technology, but to see and prevent the damage that very complex interconnected systems could cause.
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