City of Bits: Space, Place, and the Infobahn
Entertaining, concise, and relentlessly probing, City of Bits is a comprehensive introduction to a new type of city, an increasingly important system of virtual spaces interconnected by the information superhighway. William Mitchell makes extensive use of practical examples and illustrations in a technically well-grounded yet accessible examination of architecture and urbanism in the context of the digital telecommunications revolution, the ongoing miniaturization of electronics, the commodification of bits, and the growing domination of software over materialized form.
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Review: City of Bits: Space, Place, and the InfobahnUser Review - Paul - Goodreads
I should have read this book when it came out in 1996. Bill Mitchell was very prophetic and about 80-90% accurate predicting what as come to be with our current state of ubiquitous computing. It all seems a bit dated now but there is some good visionary history here. Read full review
Review: City of Bits: Space, Place, and the InfobahnUser Review - Yuri Artibise - Goodreads
Some interesting concepts, but quite dated now. Read full review