search for books and compare prices
telecommunication history matches 7 work(s)
displaying 1 to 7 | at end
show results in order: alphabetically | oldest to newest | newest to oldest
cover image for 9781501264368
Product Description: It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industry—from the telephone to radio to film—once existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today...read more
By Marc Vietor (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781501264368 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, June 30, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industry—from the telephone to radio to film—once existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today.

cover image for 9781455884391
Product Description: It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industry—from the telephone to radio to film—once existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today...read more

Paperback:

9780307390998 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 29, 2011), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A New Yorker and Fortune Best Book of the YearAnalyzing the strategic maneuvers of today’s great information powers–Apple, Google, and an eerily resurgent AT&T–Tim Wu uncovers a time-honored pattern in which invention begets industry and industry begets empire.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781455883615 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, June 19, 2012), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industry―from the telephone to radio to film―once existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today.
9781455884391 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, June 19, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industry—from the telephone to radio to film—once existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today.

cover image for 9781455884001
Product Description: It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industry―from the telephone to radio to film―once existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781455884001 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, June 19, 2012), cover price $49.97 | About this edition: It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industry―from the telephone to radio to film―once existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today.
9781455884780, titled "The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires: Library Edition" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, June 19, 2012), cover price $39.97

For the student and general reader, a tour of the digital universe that offers critical observations and new perspectives on human communication and intelligence. Traces the development and diffusion of digital information and communication technologies, providing an analysis of trans-cultural effects among developed and developing nations Provides a balanced analysis of the pros and cons of the adoption and diffusion of digital technologies Explores privacy, censorship, the digital divide, online games, and virtual and augmented realities Follows a thematic structure, allowing readers to access the text at any point, based on their interests Accompanying resources provide a wealth of related online content Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title

Hardcover:

9781405153294 | Blackwell Pub, February 1, 2012, cover price $106.95

Paperback:

9781405153300 | Blackwell Pub, February 1, 2012, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: For the student and general reader, a tour of the digital universe that offers critical observations and new perspectives on human communication and intelligence.

cover image for 9781615306787
Product Description: In an age where near-instantaneous communication is available through all manners of portable and pocket-sized devices, it is easy to overlook the genesis of telecommunication instrumentationthe telephone. Since Alexander Graham Bell patented the first phone in the 1800s, the telephone has undergone numerous changes to its look and functionality...read more
By Robert Curley (editor)

Library:

9781615306787 | Britannica Educational Pub, December 15, 2011, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: In an age where near-instantaneous communication is available through all manners of portable and pocket-sized devices, it is easy to overlook the genesis of telecommunication instrumentationthe telephone.

cover image for 9781441967596
Product Description: Telecommunications is a major global industry, and this unique book chronicles the development of this complex technology from the electric telegraph to the Internet in a simple, accessible, and entertaining way. The book opens with the early years of the electric telegraph...read more

Paperback:

9781441967596 | Springer Verlag, November 30, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Telecommunications is a major global industry, and this unique book chronicles the development of this complex technology from the electric telegraph to the Internet in a simple, accessible, and entertaining way.

cover image for 9781933360393
Product Description: Telecommunications History & Policy into the 21st Century provides a succinct overview of the telecommunications environment and the factors that have shaped this industry from its inception through 2009. As a former executive with AT&T, Mr...read more

Paperback:

9781933360393 | Cary Graphic Arts Pr, January 15, 2010, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Telecommunications History & Policy into the 21st Century provides a succinct overview of the telecommunications environment and the factors that have shaped this industry from its inception through 2009.

displaying 1 to 7 | at end