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The Digital Dilemma:: Intellectual Property in the Information Age

Committee on Intellectual Property Rights in the Emerging Information Infrastructure, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council - Law - 2000 - 340 pages
Imagine sending a magazine article to 10 friends-making photocopies, putting them in envelopes, adding postage, and mailing them. Now consider how much easier it is to send ...
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The Internet's Coming of Age

Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Committee on the Internet in the Evolving Information Infrastructure, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences - Computers - 2001 - 236 pages
What most of us know as "the Internet" is actually a set of largely autonomous, loosely coordinated communication networks. As the influence of the Internet continues to grow ...
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Realizing the Information Future: The Internet and Beyond

NRENAISSANCE Committee, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council - Computers - 1994 - 286 pages
The potential impact of the information superhighway--what it will mean to daily work, shopping, and entertainment--is of concern to nearly everyone. In the rush to put the ...
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Signposts in Cyberspace:: The Domain Name System and Internet Navigation

Committee on Internet Navigation and the Domain Name System: Technical Alternatives and Policy Implications, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Computers - 2005 - 392 pages
The Domain Name System (DNS) enables user-friendly alphanumeric names-domain names-to be assigned to Internet sites. Many of these names have gained economic, social, and ...
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Broadband:: Bringing Home the Bits

Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Committee on Broadband Last Mile Technology, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences - Computers - 2002 - 320 pages
Broadband communication expands our opportunities for entertainment, e-commerce and work at home, health care, education, and even e-government. It can make the Internet more ...
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Technology, Policy, Law, and Ethics Regarding U.S. Acquisition and Use of ...

Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Political Science - 2009 - 8 pages
The United States is increasingly dependent on information and information technology for both civilian and military purposes, as are many other nations. Although there is a ...
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Optics and Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation

Committee on Harnessing Light: Capitalizing on Optical Science Trends and Challenges for Future Research, National Materials and Manufacturing Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Technology & Engineering - 2013 - 330 pages
Optics and photonics technologies are ubiquitous: they are responsible for the displays on smart phones and computing devices, optical fiber that carries the information in the ...
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The Unpredictable Certainty:: Information Infrastructure Through 2000

Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, NII 2000 Steering Committee, National Research Council - Computers - 1996 - 281 pages
We have available an impressive array of information technology. We can transmit literature, movies, music, and talk. Government, businesses, and individuals are eager to go on ...
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The Unpredictable Certainty:: White Papers

Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, NII 2000 Steering Committee, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences - Computers - 1998 - 9 pages
This book contains a key component of the NII 2000 project of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, a set of white papers that contributed to and complements the ...
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Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology

Committee on Frontiers at the Interface of Computing and Biology, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2005 - 446 pages
Advances in computer science and technology and in biology over the last several years have opened up the possibility for computing to help answer fundamental questions in ...
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