9780393345223

Big Switch : Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393345223

  • ISBN10:

    039334522X

  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 6/17/2013
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

Hailed as "the most influential book so far on the cloud computing movement" (Christian Science Monitor), The Big Switch makes a simple and profound statement: Computing is turning into a utility, and the effects of this transition will ultimately change society as completely as the advent of cheap electricity did. In a new chapter for this edition that brings the story up-to-date, Nicholas Carr revisits the dramatic new world being conjured from the circuits of the "World Wide Computer."

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