Netocracy / Edition 1
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Netocracy / Edition 1

by Alexander Bard, Jan Soderqvist
     
 

ISBN-10: 1903684293

ISBN-13: 9781903684290

Pub. Date: 10/05/2002

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

The world will not live without logos, but neither will capitalism silently take over democracy. So, what comes next? After capitalism comes Netocracy. Those who can harness networks of information and master new forms of communication will control finance and legislation, forming the new business and government elites. They will inherit the power; they are the

Overview

The world will not live without logos, but neither will capitalism silently take over democracy. So, what comes next? After capitalism comes Netocracy. Those who can harness networks of information and master new forms of communication will control finance and legislation, forming the new business and government elites. They will inherit the power; they are the Netocrats.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903684290
Publisher:
Pearson FT Press
Publication date:
10/05/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Technology: the motor of historical motion

2. Three Paradigms: feudalism - capitalism - informationalism

3. The Plurarchic Society: the end of the nation state and the crisis of democracy

4. In search of attention: information - propaganda - entertainment

5. The Netocrats and their worldview

6. Globalization: financial and cultural

7. The new biology and the ethics of the Netocracy

8. The death of man and the birth of the virtual subject

9. The network pyramids: the power hierachies of attentionalism

10. Sex and the new tribalism, virtual education and the inequality of the brains

11. Behind the firewalls: virtual revolutionaries and the civil wars of the Netocracy

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