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Cyberculture

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Needing guidance and seeking insight, the Council of Europe approached Pierre Lévy, one of the world's most important and well-respected theorists of digital culture, for a report on the state (and, frankly, the nature) of cyberspace. The result is this extraordinary document, a perfectly lucid and accessible description of cyberspace-from infrastructure to practical appli ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published October 5th 2001 by Univ Of Minnesota Press (first published November 1997)
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Maria  Gruba
I can't believe that I finally finished!!!! Im surprised that it's a great book, the beginning is kinda boring in my opinion (confession time: I fall asleep reading), but don't worry because gets better
Rafael Parreira
Sep 23, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Antes de ler esse livro, temos que levar em conta que ele foi escrito em 1997 e que a Internet, o ciberespaço e a cibercultura contida nas observações do autor são bem antigas e pouca coisa sobreviveu. A primeira parte do livro é interessante para quem desconhece a internet hoje em dia ou quer relembrar ou descobrir como ela era na década de 90. Gostei muito da hipótese principal do livro, que a cibercultura é universal e não totalizante, de modo que, virutalmente, todos poderão se conectar glob ...more
Elisabet Roselló
Se ha quedado obsoleto con el paso del tiempo, no sólo por el tipo de tecnologías que especifica, sino por el tipo de predicciones que lanzó, algunas sí acertadas, otras desencaminadas puesto que se fundamentó en otras teorías tipo "Aldea Global" o un determinismo tecnológico moderado (aunque él alegue en el inicio que esté en contra e indique de tanto en tanto buenas posiciones críticas contra ese determinismo).

Es interesante más para introducirse si no se entiende nada de nada sobre la socieda
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Annelise Lestrange
Dec 04, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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