Netocracy: The New Power Elite and Life After Capitalism

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Pearson Education, 2002 - Business & Economics - 269 pages
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The world will not live without logos, but neither will capitalism silently take over democracy. So, what comes next? After capitalism comes Netocracy. Those who can harness networks of information and master new forms of communication will control finance and legislation, forming the new business and government elites. They will inherit the power; they are the Netocrats.

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User Review  - Dainius Jocas - Goodreads

If one is aware that he knows more or less nothing and he has a moments of pure joy when he discovers something new, then this book is the right choice. First of all, I really liked those excerpts of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Arman Gukasyan - Goodreads

Must read book. I enjoyed the philosophy and analysis of paradigm shift through out human history that authors explored in this book. What amazed me that guys predicted all we have now back in 2002 ... Read full review

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Alexander Bard is a lecturer at SpeakersNet, with clients including Ericsson and the Stockholm School of Economics. He is also a writer,sociologist, philosopher and TV talk show host. An internationally renowned record producer, artist and songwriter, he is a co-founder of Scandinavia's largest independent record company, Stockholm Records. Alexander is one of the true Internet pioneers; he co-founded a number of successful e-commerce ventures, including the widely celebrated interesting.org, and runs nine international networks.

Jan Söderqvist is a writer, editor, TV producer and lecturer at SpeakersNet. He is the film critic at the Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet and a political columnist. After studying film in Los Angeles in the early 1980s Jan earned a BA in literature and worked in every media area imaginable. He has edited a number of prestigious magazines, and as a writer has covered everything from men's fashions and cooking trends to the Asian crisis and the revolution in info-technology.

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