Tim Wu's The Master Switch
Friday, November 12, 2010
Interested in where the internet was headed, Columbia law professor Tim Wu sought an answer in the history of information technologies. He discovered that in the last 150 years, the telegraph, telephone, movies, radio and television each followed a distinct cycle. And that cycle, as he argues in his new book The Master Switch, predicts that the openness of the internet will soon be no more.
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