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Internet companies

49No matter how sags securities publicly traded Internet companies, but information technologies have irrevocably changed the world. And here’s Thomas W. Malone (Thomas W. Malone, Director of the Center for collective intelligence Massachusetts Institute of technology, tried to systematize these changes ("How Is the Internet Changing the Way We Work? "). With them is to acquaint our readers with.

First of all, in the spirit of the forgotten now we have a Marxist Professor Malone brings change in society by purely material and purely technological parameter, wholly held at the Department of information technology — the cost of communication. The first form of communication was oral communication face-to-face. Its capacity is quite enough for small decentralized and egalitarian group (Malone uses the term “bands”) hunters and gatherers, wandering in the primeval forests and savannas. Yes and the first farmers was enough.

The continuum of interlocking systems by Malone — from traditional military organizations to the Internet economy. Continue reading


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