Collective Intelligence: Mankind's Emerging World in Cyberspace

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Perseus Books, 1999 - Computers - 277 pages
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The number of travelers along the information superhighway is increasing at a rate of 10 percent a month. How will this communications revolution affect our culture and society? Pierre LÚvy shows how the unfettered exchange of ideas in cyberspace has the potential to liberate us from the social and political hierarchies that have stood in the way of mankindĺs advancement.Anthropologist, historian, sociologist, and philosopher, LÚvy writes with a depth of scholarship and imaginative insight rare among media critics. At once a profound historical analysis of the development of human culture and a blueprint for the future, Collective Intelligence is a visionary work.

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User Review  - Sarah Sammis - Goodreads

I came across Collective Intelligence by Pierre LÚvy in my research for the Patron 2.0 paper. It was cited in Henry Jenkins's book, Fans, Bloggers and Gamers. Although the book was written in 1997 ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Pierre LÚvy is a professor in the Department of Hypermedia at the University of Paris-VIII, scientific advisor to the TriVium company, and member of the advisory board of the Pompidou Center's Virtual Review. He holds advanced degrees in sociology, the history of science, and the sciences of information and communication, and has published numerous works in French on new technologies.

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