By Daniel Forrester, Mark Solomon
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By Gary Hall
Within the sciences, the benefits and ramifications of open access—the digital publishing version that offers readers loose, irrevocable, around the world, and perpetual entry to research—have been vigorously debated. Open entry is now more and more proposed as a legitimate technique of either disseminating wisdom and occupation development. In Digitize This booklet! Gary corridor provides a well timed and impressive polemic at the strength that open entry publishing has to remodel either "papercentric" humanities scholarship and the establishment of the collage itself. corridor, a pioneer in open entry publishing within the humanities, explores the hot chances that electronic media have for creatively and productively blurring the limits that separate not only disciplinary fields but additionally authors from readers. corridor focuses in particular on how open entry publishing and archiving can revitalize the sector of cultural stories by means of making it more straightforward to reconsider academia and its associations. even as, through unsettling the procedures and different types of scholarship, open entry increases broader questions on the function of the collage as a complete, forcefully hard either its proven id as an elite ivory tower and its more moderen reinvention lower than the tenets of neoliberalism as wisdom manufacturing facility and revenue heart. conscientiously interrogating the highbrow, political, and moral implications of open entry, Digitize This booklet! is an intensive demand democratizing entry to wisdom and remodeling the constructions of educational and institutional authority and legitimacy.
By Todd Wolfson
Todd Wolfson starts with the increase of the Zapatistas within the mid-1990s, and the way points of the movement--network organizational constitution, participatory democratic governance, and using conversation instruments as a binding agent--became crucial elements of Indymedia and all Cyber Left firms. From there he makes use of oral interviews and different wealthy ethnographic facts to chart the media-based imagine tanks and experiments that endured the Cyber Left's evolution in the course of the self sustaining Media Center's delivery round the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle.
After studying the ancient antecedents and upward thrust of the worldwide Indymedia community, Wolfson melds digital and standard ethnographic perform to discover the Cyber Left's cultural common sense, mapping the social, spatial and communicative constitution of the Indymedia community and detailing its operations at the neighborhood, nationwide and worldwide point. He additionally appears to be like on the participatory democracy that governs international social activities and the methods the movement's dual ideologies, democracy and decentralization, have come into pressure, and the way what he calls the switchboard of fight conducts tales of shared fight from the hyper-local and dispersed all over the world. As Wolfson exhibits, knowing the intersection of Indymedia and the worldwide Social Justice move illuminates their foundational function within the Occupy fight, Arab Spring rebellion, and the opposite emergent events that experience lately re-energized radical politics.
By Richard Watson
Drawing at the most modern learn, this ebook seems to be on the ways in which reveal tradition is shaping the longer term and altering the way in which we predict. Future Minds asks: are we turning into hooked on facts and the way will we cross approximately beginning a electronic nutrition, urgently? You’ll locate thought-provoking and functional feedback approximately reclaiming the gap and time to imagine deeply.
With a Foreword via Eureka Co-creator Jaime Paglia
By Daniel J. Barrett
"A stable ebook! it is a great assessment of wiki modifying and management, with tips that could convenient extensions and extra on-line documentation."-Brion Vibber, leader Technical Officer, Wikimedia origin
"This publication is stuffed with sensible wisdom according to adventure. it isn't simply spouting a few social gathering line."-Rob Church, a developer of MediaWiki
MediaWiki is the world's most well-liked wiki platform, the software program that runs Wikipedia and hundreds of thousands of alternative web pages. notwithstanding apparently uncomplicated to take advantage of firstly look, MediaWiki has terribly robust and deep features for handling and organizing wisdom. In company environments, MediaWiki can remodel the way in which groups write and collaborate.
This entire ebook covers MediaWiki's wealthy (and occasionally sophisticated) beneficial properties, assisting you develop into a wiki specialist very quickly. you will learn the way to:
- Find your means round via potent looking and browsing
- Create and edit articles, different types, and consumer preferences
- Use complicated positive factors for authors, similar to templates, dynamic lists, logical parser capabilities, and RSS, to arrange and keep huge numbers of articles
- Install and run your personal wiki, and configure its glance and behavior
- Develop customized wiki positive aspects, known as extensions, with the personal home page programming language and MySQL database
This booklet additionally offers specified suggestions for growing winning company wikis. For newbies who are looking to create or paintings on collaborative, community-driven web content with this platform, MediaWiki is the fundamental one-stop guide.
"I was once a MediaWiki beginner ahead of analyzing this e-book. Now, many elements of the platform that have been murky ahead of are crystal clear."-JP Vossen, writer of O'Reilly's Bash Cookbook
By Larry D. Rosen
Look round at brand new adolescence and you'll see how expertise has replaced their lives. They lie on their beds and learn whereas hearing mp3 avid gamers, texting and chatting on-line with neighbors, and interpreting and posting fb messages. How does the recent, charged-up, multitasking iteration reply to conventional textbooks and lectures? Are we successfully attaining contemporary technologically complex formative years? Rewired is the 1st publication to aid educators and fogeys train to this new generation's noticeably assorted studying types and wishes. This e-book also will aid mom and dad research what to anticipate from their "techie" young children referring to college, homework, or even socialization. briefly, it's a ebook that exposes the impression of generational ameliorations on studying whereas delivering suggestions for enticing scholars in class and at home.
Virtual Futures explores the guidelines that the long run lies in its skill to articulate the results of an more and more artificial and digital international. New applied sciences like our on-line world, the web, and Chaos idea are usually mentioned within the context of know-how and its power to disencumber or when it comes to technophobia. This assortment examines either those rules whereas additionally charting a brand new and debatable course via modern discourses on know-how; a direction that discusses the cloth evolution and the erotic relation among people and machines.
Virtual Futures brings jointly varied fields reminiscent of cyberfeminism, materialist philosophy, postmodern fiction, computing tradition and function paintings, with essays via Sadie Plant, Stelarc and Manuel de Landa (to identify a few). the gathering heralds the loss of life of humanism and the experience of posthuman pragmatism. The contested region of dialogue all through those essays is the inspiration of the posthuman, or the potential for the cyborg because the loose human. considered by way of a few writers as a possibility to human lifestyles and humanism itself, others within the assortment describe the posthuman as a serious point of view that anticipates your next step in evolution: the mixing or synthesis of people and machines, natural lifestyles and technology.
This view of know-how and data is seriously prompted by way of Anglo American literature, particularly cyberpunk, Pynchon and Ballard, in addition to the materialist philosophies of Freud, Deleuze, and Haraway, Virtual Futures offers analyses through either confirmed theorists and the main cutting edge new voices operating in conjunction among the humanities and modern expertise.
By Michael J. Ferreira, John H. Klote, James A. Milke, Paul G. Turnbull, Ahmed Kashef
"In guide shape to be beneficial to training engineers and different execs, this publication addresses smoke regulate layout, smoke administration, controls, hearth and smoke keep an eye on in delivery tunnels, and entire scale hearth checking out. For these getting began with laptop versions CONTAM and CFAST, there are simplified directions with examples"--
"Sony vs. Samsung is company background at its most sensible! It explores the divergent fortunes of those electronics giants within the final decade and identifies the genuine purposes at the back of Sony's decline and Samsung's upward push. opposite to renowned trust, Chang indicates that good fortune (or failure) doesn't easily come up from varied options. really, it emerges from significant judgements which are deeply rooted within the businesses' organizational strategies and their executives' political habit. This booklet is a must-read for any senior executive."
—Constantinos Markides, Robert P. Bauman Professor of Strategic management and Chairman, method division, London company university
"Sea-Jin Chang has produced that rarity in a company book--one that's as necessary to training managers because it is insightful to educational researchers. during this attention-grabbing comparability of 2 smooth international giants, he applies his excessive solution examine microscope to their altering fortunes through dissecting their contrasting innovations, and delivering attention-grabbing insights into their divergent organizational strategies and administration practices. it is a very precious contribution to the overseas company literature. it's going to turn out in as many company boardrooms as college seminars."
—Christopher A. Bartlett, Thomas D. Casserly Professor Emeritus, Harvard enterprise School
"Sea-Jin Chang has written a desirable comparability of Sony and Samsung that would be priceless to somebody drawn to approach, companies or foreign company. The interwoven and extremely targeted case experiences of 2 very varied businesses in overlapping industries remove darkness from difficulties resembling edition to technological switch (analog to digital), organizational flexibility and globalization. His try to study either strategic improvement and implementation is winning and intensely precious. either lecturers and practitioners will examine much from this book."
—Stephen J. Kobrin, William Wurster Professor of firm administration, The Wharton tuition, college of Pennsylvania
"Refreshingly unique and wonderful, this booklet analyzes significant strategic judgements of Samsung and Sony and highlights organizational strategies and best administration management that experience formed their performances. this can be a must-read for all executives who are looking to comprehend the strengths and weaknesses of Asian opponents. It additionally offers penetrating insights to different Asian businesses with international ambitions."
—Myoung Woo Lee, President and CEO, iriver