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Table of Contents
Some Key Terms xi
Part I Introduction and Framing 1
1 The Digital Universe: A "Quick-Start" Introduction 3
2 Thinking About Moore's Law 14
3 Critical Perspectives 25
Part II Internet and Web History 41
4 Origins of the Internet 43
5 Internet Evolution 64
6 The Web 82
Part III Telecommunication and Media Convergence 103
7 Telecommunication and the "Flat" World 105
8 Digital Media Convergence 127
Part IV Internet Control, Cyberculture, and Dystopian Views 143
9 The Public and Private Internet 145
10 Censorship and Global Cyberculture 168
11 The Dark Side 186
Part V New Communication Technologies and the Future 205
12 Wired and Wireless Technologies 207
13 Virtual and Augmented Worlds 226
14 The Future of the Digital Universe 253