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June 29, 2013 | History

Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection

Published by W.W. Norton & Company .

Table of Contents

[Section 1] DISCONNECT
Chapter 1 Connection, infection, inspiration
Cosmopolitanism / How we know the world / It was supposed to be so easy / Building for a wider future
Chapter 2 Imaginary cosmopolitanism
Reconsidering flatworld / How flat are atoms? / The lumpy world of migration / Bits: potentially mobile, practically static / Infrastructure and flow / Homophily
Chapter 3 When what we know is whom we know
Mapping media attention / Agenda setting / The gatekeepers / The power of the audience / Be your own gatekeeper: the arrival of 'The Daily Me' / The Social Newspaper
[Section 2] REWIRE
Chapter 4 Global voices
Building Global Voices
Chapter 5 Found in translation
A lingua franca? / Language is a tool / The checkered history of machine translation / Roland Soong and the future of translation / Digital extinction? / Making translation transparent
Chapter 6 Taken in context
Bridge figures / The Taliban, McDonald's and Curried Goat / Weak ties or bridge ties? / Bridge figures and creativity / The foreign correspondent as bridge / Bridging in a digital age / Human libraries / Xenophiles
Chapter 7 Serendipity and the city
Cities and choice / How cities work / Serendipity / Designing for serendipity / Design for encounter / Desire lines / Local maxima / Structured wandering / Breaking the metaphor / Self-tracking and self-discovery / Serendipity and risk
Chapter 8 The connected shall inherit
The changing face of the CEO / Cognitive diversity / Diversity and dissent / Diversity and the connected world / The task ahead

The Physical Object

Pagination 312p.

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25428329M
ISBN 10 0393082830
ISBN 13 9780393082838
OCLC/WorldCat 811599512


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