Negroponte, nicholas 1995 being digital new york: alfred a knopf selected excerpts: most of our information is delivered to us in the form of atoms: newspapers, books we measure trade and we write our balance sheets with atoms in gatt is about atoms a bit has no color, size, or weight, and it can travel at the speed of light. One example of this that negroponte returns to again and again is the internet as communication becomes increasingly digital, many of the values of a nation-state will give way to those of both larger and smaller electronic communities.
Negroponte's fans will want to get a copy of being digital, which is an edited version of the 18 articles he wrote for wired about being digital negroponte's text is mostly a history of media technology rather than a set of predictions.
By nicholas negroponte new york: alfred a knopf, 1995, 243 pages this 1996 bestseller examines the frontiers of digital technology and its impact on the future of human social life, work, entertainment, and commerce. Negroponte grasped that it would also shake up the book industry and being digital has been published in a number of e-book reader formats, but at the moment the experience of digital books leaves something to be desired compared to traditional books negroponte labours a surprising amount of copy on tablet devices. Being digital is a non-fiction book about digital technologies and their possible future by technology author nicholas negroponte it was originally published in january 1995 by alfred a knopf being digital provides a general history of several digital media technologies, many that negroponte himself was directly involved in developing. Buy the paperback book being digital by nicholas negroponte at indigoca, canada's largest bookstore + get free shipping on science and nature books over $25.
Nicholas negroponte is the author of the bestseller being digital, which has been translated into more than 40 languages negroponte is the co-founder of the mit media lab, which he directed for its first 20 years.
Nicholas negroponte is the author of the bestseller being digital, which has been translated into more than 40 languages negroponte is the co-founder of the mit media lab, which he directed for its first 20 years a graduate of mit, negroponte is considered a pioneer in the field of computer-aided design. As the founder of mit's media lab and a popular columnist for wired, nicholas negroponte has amassed a following of dedicated readers negroponte's fans will want to get a copy of being digital, which is an edited version of the 18 articles he wrote for wired about being digital negroponte's text.
Being digital is not a literary classic, but the form suits the material, and it is fast on its way to becoming a techno-future classic negroponte hops from idea to image to fact to criticism, leading the reader on a stimulating perambulation into the digital future. Amen corner is nicholas negroponte, professor of media technology at mit, founding director of the media lab, and columnist for wired magazine being digital is a breathless, adoring tour of the technological future allegedly at our doorstep.