Ithiel de Sola Pool (October 26, – March 11, ) was a revolutionary figure in the field of social sciences. Pool led groundbreaking research on technology and its effects on society. In Pool’s book, Technologies of Freedom he described the modes of technology. Digital electronics present convergence. The “Technologies of Freedom” are, according to Ithiel de Sola Pool, the technologies of communication, most notably the new technologies of elec?. Stuart N. Brotman explains the role that Technologies of Freedom written by his friend Ithiel de Sola Pool has had on views about Internet.
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Jordon Hubbs marked it as to-read Mar itihel, Harvard University Press- Political Science – pages. Computerized information networks of the twenty-first century need not be any less free for all to use without hindrance than was the printing press. Retrieved 12 August Technologies of freedom Ithiel de Sola Pool Snippet view – Ruth rated it liked it Aug 22, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Gina Chen marked it as to-read Oct 16, In technologiew coming era, the industries of print and the industries of telecommunications will no longer be kept apart by a fundamental difference in their technologies.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Within nations, the satellite carriers, microwave carriers, and local carriers may be—and in the United States almost certainly will be—in the hands of separate organizations, but they will interconnect. Brandon marked it as to-read Feb 06, The easy access, low cost, and distributed intelligence of modern means of communication are a prime reason for hope. Michael Madrid marked it as to-read Nov 23, His greatest legacy was his book Technologies of Freedom This would become one of his last forays into the literary world.
Lyell marked it as to-read Apr 29, Peter rated fteedom it was amazing Jan 25, So even the basic physical network will be a network of networks. Thomas rated it really liked it Dec 02, Digital electronics present convergence between historically separated modes of communication.
Pool died in from cancer. Ct satellite Senate spectrum Supreme Court switching tele telecommunications telegraph companies telephone tion traffic transmission transmitted United users value-added network videotex Western Union wire York. It was, and remains, a remarkable book that is well worth your time whether you read it long ago or are just hearing about it for the first time.
Ruben rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Regulation is a last recourse. Antonio Vetro’ rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Forrest Wilhoit is currently reading it Jul 15, The economic and regulatory problems of the electronic media will thus become iyhiel problems of the print media too.
Technologies of Freedom
And on top of the physical networks will be a pyramid of service networks. Theater, news events, and speaking are all increasingly delivered electronically.
His desire was to decipher the power and influence of words. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Technologies of Freedom – Ithiel de Sola POOL – Google Books
Lourdes Pereira marked it as to-read Jun 28, His sister was Naomi de Sola Pool, a physician. On the contrary, electronic technology is conducive to freedom.
Pool worried that technological convergence would lead to the convergence of regulatory policies unless action was taken to quarantine electronic publishing and digital networks from analog era regulatory policies:.
About Ithiel de Sola Pool. From Vreedom, the free encyclopedia. For example, long before anyone else had envisioned what we now refer to as “cyberspace,” Pool was describing it in this book.