High-tech society: the story of the information technology revolution
High-tech society: the story of the information technology revolution by Tom Forester
The MIT Press | 1987 | ISBN: 0262061074, 9780262061070, 0262560445, 9780262560443 | 320 pages | PDF | 21 Mb
High-Tech Society is the most definitive account available of the technology revolution that is transforming society and dramatically changing the way we live and work and maybe even think. It provides a balanced and sane overview of the opportunities as well as the dangers we face from new advances in information technology. In plain English, Forester demystifies "computerese," defining and explaining a host of acronyms or computer terms now in use.
Tom Forester is Lecturer and Director of the Foundation Programme in the School of Computing and Information Technology, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. He is the editor/author of five books on technology and society.