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Becoming Digital: Toward a Post-Internet Society

Becoming Digital: Toward a Post-Internet Society Book reviews Edited by Vincent Mosco The interplay between technology and society Becoming Digital: Emerald Publishing Limited is the topic of Chapter 2. With the advent of Toward a Post-Internet Bingley ubiquitous computing, we are undergoing Society 2017 what Mosco describes as an “ontological ISBN 978-1-78743-296-3 (Print) shift” in human–machine relationships. The number of devices connected to the internet 227pp. that gather our personal data is growing Review DOI exponentially. To put things into perspective, 10.1108/JET-09-2018-056 readers are provided with a forecast on the Recent advancements in information growth in the number of Internet of Things technology are leading to the emergence of devices and their financial impact. The “The Next Internet”, a global network that unprecedented volumes of data give way to consists of Cloud Computing, Big Data and digital relativism, an approach which the Internet of Things. Becoming Digital substitutes human knowledge with predictive investigates the impact of The Next Internet algorithms. We are warned that by excessive on society, politics, economy and culture. The reliance on predictive algorithms we can book discusses emerging challenges of the ultimately cede control over our decisions. new digital reality and looks at possible ways The message of Chapter 2 is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Enabling Technologies Emerald Publishing

Becoming Digital: Toward a Post-Internet Society

Journal of Enabling Technologies , Volume 12 (3): 2 – Sep 17, 2018

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Book reviews Edited by Vincent Mosco The interplay between technology and society Becoming Digital: Emerald Publishing Limited is the topic of Chapter 2. With the advent of Toward a Post-Internet Bingley ubiquitous computing, we are undergoing Society 2017 what Mosco describes as an “ontological ISBN 978-1-78743-296-3 (Print) shift” in human–machine relationships. The number of devices connected to the internet 227pp. that gather our personal data is growing Review DOI exponentially. To put things into perspective, 10.1108/JET-09-2018-056 readers are provided with a forecast on the Recent advancements in information growth in the number of Internet of Things technology are leading to the emergence of devices and their financial impact. The “The Next Internet”, a global network that unprecedented volumes of data give way to consists of Cloud Computing, Big Data and digital relativism, an approach which the Internet of Things. Becoming Digital substitutes human knowledge with predictive investigates the impact of The Next Internet algorithms. We are warned that by excessive on society, politics, economy and culture. The reliance on predictive algorithms we can book discusses emerging challenges of the ultimately cede control over our decisions. new digital reality and looks at possible ways The message of Chapter 2 is

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Journal of Enabling TechnologiesEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 17, 2018

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