The Media Lab: inventing the future at MIT

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Penguin Books, 1989 - Computers - 285 pages
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Personalized newspapers, life-sized holograms, telephones that chat with callers, these are all projects that are being developed at MIT's Media Lab. Brand explores the exciting programs, and gives readers a look at the future of communications.

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Many of the predictions were variations of "personalized information portals" but without discussion of the content bubble these could create. Nobody quite seemed to put their finger on the World Wide ... Read full review

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Brand (the Whole Earth Catalog, the Whole Earth Software Catalog ) went to the MIT Media Lab for three months, seeking to gain a clear view of the future. Later, he studied the field of communications ... Read full review


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