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The Control Revolution

Technological and Economic Origins of the Information Society
Robert Beniger , local 
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The Control RevolutionWhy 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.
Von Klappentext im Buch The Control Revolution (1986)

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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
class="j7" >1859   On the origin of species (Charles Darwin) 1, 7, 14, 14, 10, 10, 4, 10, 7, 11, 2, 120221922
class="j6" >1914 Behavior (John Broadus Watson) 8000
class="j6" >1925  local  Principia Mathematica (Alfred North Whitehead, Bertrand Russell) 7, 13, 10, 6, 6, 7, 10, 13, 11, 3, 1, 128817487
class="j6" >1948 local  Mathematical Theory of Communication (Claude Shannon, Warren Weaver) 17, 10, 12, 12, 11, 16, 16, 18, 1, 2, 3, 180413181
class="j6" >1950 local  The Human Use of Human Beings (Norbert Wiener) 15, 15, 8, 8, 12, 8, 15, 13, 3, 2, 1, 236261292
class="j6" >1959 Landmarks of Tomorrow (Peter Drucker) 6000
class="j5" >1962 local  Diffusion of Innovations (E. M Rogers) 15, 13, 13, 13, 11, 19, 16, 4, 3, 4, 5, 5621151018
class="j5" >1963 local  Cybernetics (Norbert Wiener) 11, 13, 14, 10, 10, 12, 12, 14, 10, 2, 3, 193433876
class="j5" >1966 local  Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata (John von Neumann) 5, 10, 14, 9, 6, 6, 7, 9, 16, 8, 1, 31431387
class="j5" >1966 local  Understanding Media (Marshall McLuhan) 17, 9, 9, 12, 10, 18, 15, 3, 1, 4, 6, 31343032870
class="j5" >1969 The Age of Discontinuity (Peter Drucker) 25000
class="j5" >1970  local  Future Shock (Alvin Toffler) 13, 14, 10, 10, 15, 10, 17, 15, 3, 4, 3, 23610121086
class="j5" >1972 Human Problem Solving Personenreihenfolge alphabetisch und evtl. nicht korrekt (Alan Newell, Herbert Simon) 32000
class="j5" >1979  local  Gödel, Escher, Bach (Douglas Hofstadter) 16, 13, 13, 15, 11, 26, 19, 1, 2, 5, 6, 257167216351
class="j5" >1979  local  The Third Wave (Alvin Toffler) 14, 12, 7, 7, 11, 9, 18, 12, 2, 3, 3, 228662733
class="j1" >2021 local  Ideas That Created the Future (Harry Lewis) 9, 7, 7, 9, 8, 11, 11, 3, 1, 2, 4, 3266343137
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Texte
Jahr  Umschlag Titel Abrufe IBOBKBLB
class="j6" >1936 On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem (Alan Turing) 1, 9, 10, 20, 7, 8, 8, 14, 9, 14, 14, 4483142521
class="j6" >1956 local web  The Magical Number Seven (George Miller) 8, 8, 8, 8, 14, 18, 14, 7, 1, 3, 4, 256321641
class="j5" >1967 The small world problem (Stanley Milgram) 5, 10, 13, 10, 10, 10, 8, 12, 18, 11, 1, 120211565
class="j5" >1983 local web  The Strength of Weak Ties (Mark Granovetter) 6, 5, 12, 8, 6, 6, 3, 4, 14, 14, 2, 12042448

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