Telecosm: The World After Bandwidth Abundance

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Free Press, May 7, 2002 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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The guru of high technology and a man whose "slightest utterance can move stocks" (The Wall Street Journal) presents a clear, cogent vision of the future of telecommunications; what it will mean in our everyday lives; and how savvy investors can get on the bandwagon today.
With his books (including the groundbreaking Microcosm), top-selling newsletter, testimony before Congress, and annual Telecosm conferences, George Gilder has become the premier prophet of bandwidth and connectivity. In this revised version of Telecosm, Gilder takes technology buffs and investors on a mind-bending tour inside the worldwide webs of glass and light, explaining how fiber optics and wireless breakthroughs are pushing new technologies and new companies to the fore.

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Telecosm: how infinite bandwidth will revolutionize our world

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Gilder, a highly respected and widely read technology analyst (Forbes, the Economist, the Wall Street Journal), predicts an impending "bandwidth blowout" that will reshape the way we do business and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Larry Van Valkenburgh - Goodreads

A little dated since it was originally written in 1996, it still provides a good history of the early development of the Internet, and the technologies and personalities involved. Guilder makes ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

George Gilder publishes the "Gilder Technology Report, " a monthly newsletter, and is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute, where he directs the program on high technology and public policy. He is a founder and contributor to "ForbesASAP", a contributing editor of Forbes magazine, and a frequent writer for "The Economist, Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, " and other publications. His previous books include "Microcosm" and "Wealth and Poverty." He lives in Tyringham, Massachusetts.

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