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Author Olsen, Kai A.
Title How information technology is conquering the world : workplace, private life, and society / Kai A. Olsen.
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, c2013.
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Description xxi, 632 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Note "This book is an extended and updated version of Formalizing Internet, Web and eBusiness Applications for the Real World, Scarecrow Press (2005)."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. Fundamentals : Welcome to the virtual world -- Information technology -- Formalization -- Cases of formalization -- Formalization levels -- Cases of formalization level -- Symbolic data -- Cost-benefit of formalization -- Part 2. Constraints : Computer intelligence -- Constraints on technology -- Case studies: technical constraints -- The devil is in the details -- Cultural constraints -- Case studies: cultural constraints -- Privacy and security -- Case study: Internet elections -- Part 3. Usability : Interactive computing -- Usability -- Simplicity -- Case: flexible user interfaces -- Bad systems -- Part 4. System development : Developing a system -- Software engineering -- Packages and ERP systems -- Simpler software development for niche companies -- Case 1. In-house programming -- Case 2. Developing apps -- Part 5. Internet and WWW basics : HTML and XML ; Internet protocols -- Development of web protocols -- E-mail, chat and text-messages (SMS) -- Browsers -- World Wide Web -- Searching the Web -- Organizing the Web: portals -- Web presence -- Mobile computing -- Automated Web and push technology -- Dynamic Web pages and the form tag -- Embedded scripts -- Peer-to-peer computing -- Social networks -- Web 2.0 -- Part 6. Business-to-consumer applications : Symbolic service: information providers -- Online symbolic services: case studies -- Long tail -- Online retail shopping, physical items -- A better model? -- Part 7. Business-to-business applications : Data exchange -- Formalized data exchange -- Electronic data interchange (EDI) -- XML -- Web services -- Automated value chain -- Electronic marketplaces -- Outsourcing -- Part 8. Cloud computing and large data repositories : Cloud computing : Collecting data -- Automatic translation -- Case: proofreading -- Case: an adaptive system -- Crowdsourcing -- Cloud data for the individual: a personal assistant -- Part 9. A digital world : Continuously online -- Internet and democracy -- Changing the world -- Effects of IT technology -- Afterword.
Subject Internet.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Information technology.
Information technology -- Social aspects.
World Wide Web.
Electronic commerce.
ISBN 9780810887206 paperback alkaline paper
0810887207 paperback alkaline paper
9780810887213 ebook
0810887215 ebook
OCLC number 806981062