The Revolution Will Not Be Downloaded
  • Release Date : 31 January 2008
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Computers
  • Pages : 260 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780631691
  • ISBN 10 : 1780631693
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Synopsis : The Revolution Will Not Be Downloaded written by Tara Brabazon, published by Elsevier which was released on 31 January 2008. Download The Revolution Will Not Be Downloaded Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. This book attacks the often implicit and damaging assumption that ‘everyone’ is online and that ‘everyone’ is using online resources within the specified parameters of employers, government and national laws. This book summons a critical Web Studies, asking not only who is using particular applications, but also how and why. This remedial work is required. The concept and label of ‘Web 2.0’ is part of a wide-ranging suite of assumptions that offer simple answers to difficult questions. The term captures a desire for online collaboration and the sharing of information, performed most visibly through blogs, podcasts and wikis. Other ‘products’ that capture the Web 2.0 ideology include Google Maps, Facebook, MySpace and Flickr. Within this framework, websites no long hold information but become a platform to connect applications with users. The business applications have gained the most attention - particularly content syndication - but there are also ‘political’ initiatives overlaying this project including open communication, the sharing of data and the deep linking of web architecture. Development of innovative concepts and models to manage the digital divide Evocative studies of the digitally excluded and downloading communities Attention to digital literacy and online education