Net Locality: Why Location Matters in a Networked World / Edition 1

Net Locality: Why Location Matters in a Networked World / Edition 1

by Eric Gordon, Adriana de Souza e Silva
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405180617

ISBN-13: 9781405180610

Pub. Date: 05/17/2011

Publisher: Wiley

The first book to provide an introduction to the new theory of Net Locality and the profound effect on individuals and societies when everything is located or locatable.

  • Describes net locality as an emerging form of location awareness central to all aspects of digital media, from mobile phones, to Google Maps, to location-based social networks and games,

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Overview

The first book to provide an introduction to the new theory of Net Locality and the profound effect on individuals and societies when everything is located or locatable.

  • Describes net locality as an emerging form of location awareness central to all aspects of digital media, from mobile phones, to Google Maps, to location-based social networks and games, such as Foursquare and facebook.
  • Warns of the threats these technologies, such as data surveillance, present to our sense of privacy, while also outlining the opportunities for pro-social developments.
  • Provides a theory of the web in the context of the history of emerging technologies, from GeoCities to GPS, Wi-Fi, Wiki Me, and Google Android.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405180610
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

1: Maps.

2: Mobile Annotations.

3: Social Networks and Games.

4: Urban Space.

5: Community.

6: Privacy.

7: Globalization.

8 Conclusion.

Index.

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