Encyclopedia of New Media

Encyclopedia of New Media

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Edited by Steve Jones, one of the leading scholars and founders of this emerging field, and with contributions from an international group of scholars as well as science and technology writers and editors, the Encyclopedia of New Media widens the boundaries of today's information society through interdisciplinary, historical, and international coverage. With such topics as broadband, content filtering, cyberculture, cyberethics, digital divide, freenet, MP3, privacy, telemedicine, viruses, and wireless networks, the Encyclopedia will be an indispensable resource for anyone interested or working in this field. Unlike many encyclopedias that provide short, fragmented entries, the Encyclopedia of New Media examines each subject in depth in a single, coherent article. Many articles span several pages and are presented in a large, double-column format for easy reading. Each article also includes the following: A bibliography Suggestions for further reading Links to related topics in the Encyclopedia Selected works, where applicable Entries include: Pioneers, such as Marc Andreesen, Marshall McLuhan, and Steve Jobs Terms, from qAccessq to qNetiquetteq to qWeb-camq Technologies, including Bluetooth, MP3, and Linux Businesses, such as Amazon.com Key labs, research centers, and foundations Associations Laws, and much more The Encyclopedia of New Media includes a comprehensive index as well as a reader's guide that facilitates browsing and easy access to information. Recommended Libraries Public, academic, government, special, and private/corporateUnlike other object-oriented languages, Java code can run across varying equipment designs, and unlike C++, it is multithreaded, able to execute multiple processes simultaneously. ... universal across Web browsers and platforms. ... This language would enable all of the appliances to communicate with each other as well as be controlled by a single remote device. ... FirstPerson tried to market its new Oak programming language to Time-Warner for its set-top cable television boxes inanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of New Media
Author:Steve Jones
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2002-12-10


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