Ithiel de Sola Pool (October 26, – March 11, ) was a revolutionary figure in the field of social sciences. Pool led groundbreaking research on technology and its effects on society. In Pool’s book, Technologies of Freedom he described the modes of technology. Digital electronics present convergence. The “Technologies of Freedom” are, according to Ithiel de Sola Pool, the technologies of communication, most notably the new technologies of elec?. Stuart N. Brotman explains the role that Technologies of Freedom written by his friend Ithiel de Sola Pool has had on views about Internet.
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John Stephenson rated it it was amazing Jul 13, You might also want to check out how he almost perfectly predicted the copyright policy wars of modern times in his posthumous book, Technologies without Boundaries.
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Ithiel de Sola Pool
Archived from the original PDF on technllogies The easy access, low cost, and distributed intelligence of modern means of communication are a prime reason for hope. Ithiel de Sola Pool October 26, — March 11, was a revolutionary figure in the field of social sciences. The university was under the direction of Robert Maynard Hutchinsits president from toa period in which it became “the birthplace of modern American social sciences. Jordon Hubbs marked it technoloies to-read Mar 04, Languages Eesti Edit links.
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He continued on to offer a passionate defense of technological freedom and freedom of speech in the electronic age. In other projects Wikiquote.
Technologies of Freedom
Meanwhile, he did all this while also providing a passionate defense of technological freedom and freedom of speech in the electronic age. In a masterly synthesis of history, law, and technology, Ithiel de Sola Pool analyzes the confrontation between the regulators of the new communications technology and the First Amendment Eric Swenson added it Jul 22, The degree of diversity and plenitude of access that mature electronic technology allows far exceed what is enjoyed today.
Monarch marked it as to-read Nov 30, It was the book that inspired me when I first read in to abandon my chosen field of pool trade policy and do a deep dive into the then uncharted waters of information technology policy. This page was tedhnologies edited on 27 Octoberat Account Options Sign in.
At that point in his career, he ithieel a member of the Council on Foreign Relationsadvising several countries around the world.
Technologies of Freedom by Ithiel de Sola Pool
Return to Book Page. Lyell marked it as to-read Apr 29, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Humane Politics and Methods of Inquiry. But what made Technologies of Freedom truly special is that Pool did not stop with predictive judgments and scenarios about future tech developments.
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Their first son, Jonathan, was born inand son Robert followed in However, he would always return to his fascination with technology and communications. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Peter rated it it was amazing Jan 25, The Technology Liberation Front is the tech policy blog dedicated to keeping politicians’ hands off the ‘net and everything else related to technology.
He coined the term “convergence” to describe the effect of various scientific innovations on society in a futuristic world.
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