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The Control Revolution

Technological and Economic Origins of the Information Society
Robert Beniger , local 
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Why do we find ourselves living in an Information Society? How did the collection, processing, and communication of information come to play an increasingly important role in advanced industrial countries relative to the roles of matter and energy? And why is this change recent or is it? James Beniger traces the origin of the Information Society to major economic and business crises of the past century. In the United States, applications of steam power in the early 1800s brought a dramatic rise in the speed, volume, and complexity of industrial processes, making them difficult to control. Scores of problems arose: fatal train wrecks, misplacement of freight cars for months at a time, loss of shipments, inability to maintain high rates of inventory turnover. Inevitably the Industrial Revolution, with its ballooning use of energy to drive material processes, required a corresponding growth in the exploitation of information: the Control Revolution. Between the 1840s and the 1920s came most of the important information-processing and communication technologies still in use today: telegraphy, modern bureaucracy, rotary power printing, the postage stamp, paper money, typewriter, telephone, punch-card processing, motion pictures, radio, and television. Beniger shows that more recent developments in microprocessors, computers, and telecommunications are only a smooth continuation of this Control Revolution. Along the way he touches on many fascinating topics: why breakfast was invented, how trademarks came to be worth more than the companies that own them, why some employees wear uniforms, and whether time zones will always be necessary. The book is impressive not only for the breadth of its scholarship but also for the subtlety and force of its argument. It will be welcomed by sociologists, economists, historians of science and technology, and all curious in general.
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Personen
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Charles Darwin, Peter Drucker, Mark Granovetter, Douglas Hofstadter, Marshall McLuhan, Stanley Milgram, George Miller, John von Neumann, Alan Newell, E. M Rogers, Bertrand Russell, Claude Shannon, Herbert Simon, Alvin Toffler, Alan Turing, John Broadus Watson, Warren Weaver, Alfred North Whitehead, Norbert Wiener

Begriffe
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Computercomputer, Gesellschaftsociety, Industriegesellschaftindustrial age, Informationsgesellschaftinformation society, Kommunikationcommunication, Komplexitätcomplexity, Technologietechnology
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Bücher
Jahr  Umschlag Titel Abrufe IBOBKBLB
1859  On the origin of species (Charles Darwin) 13, 4, 9, 1, 8, 7, 8, 8, 4, 5, 4, 119211823
1914Behavior (John Broadus Watson) 6000
1925  local Principia Mathematica (Alfred North Whitehead, Bertrand Russell) 6, 10, 6, 12, 8, 4, 6, 2, 5, 4, 2, 526857391
1948 local Mathematical Theory of Communication (Claude Shannon, Warren Weaver) 5, 4, 8, 10, 7, 12, 19, 17, 11, 6, 4, 774473047
1950 local The Human Use of Human Beings (Norbert Wiener) 7, 8, 8, 15, 9, 9, 6, 1, 4, 5, 4, 831268168
1959Landmarks of Tomorrow (Peter Drucker) 5000
1962 local Diffusion of Innovations (E. M Rogers) 14, 12, 11, 16, 12, 15, 19, 10, 11, 6, 7, 557115852
1963 local Cybernetics (Norbert Wiener) 9, 9, 9, 12, 8, 15, 11, 15, 8, 5, 3, 886483755
1966 local Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata (John von Neumann) 4, 5, 2, 10, 5, 10, 5, 1, 4, 3, 2, 51435291
1966 local Understanding Media (Marshall McLuhan) 13, 14, 18, 22, 16, 13, 16, 18, 6, 9, 4, 91253292723
1969The Age of Discontinuity (Peter Drucker) 25000
1970  local Future Shock (Alvin Toffler) 15, 18, 17, 19, 33, 20, 17, 11, 11, 7, 6, 7311017949
1972Human Problem Solving Personenreihenfolge alphabetisch und evtl. nicht korrekt (Alan Newell, Herbert Simon) 32000
1979  local Gödel, Escher, Bach (Douglas Hofstadter) 21, 23, 24, 28, 25, 34, 31, 11, 14, 12, 9, 856167816180
1979  local The Third Wave (Alvin Toffler) 7, 9, 5, 14, 8, 11, 11, 8, 8, 5, 4, 10216510621
2021 local Ideas That Created the Future (Harry Lewis) 48214848
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Texte
Jahr  Umschlag Titel Abrufe IBOBKBLB
1936On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem (Alan Turing) 5, 11, 6, 10, 10, 11, 12, 4, 7, 7, 1, 946392410
1956 local web The Magical Number Seven (George Miller) 6, 9, 14, 23, 5, 8, 7, 3, 12, 7, 4, 852381515
1967The small world problem (Stanley Milgram) 4, 5, 4, 7, 6, 5, 6, 8, 7, 8, 4, 520251454
1983 local web The Strength of Weak Ties (Mark Granovetter) 2, 5, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 3, 3, 2, 5, 61846369

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