Technology, Work and Globalization

Humanizing the Web

Change and Social Innovation

Authors: Oinas-Kukkonen, H.

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Offers a vivid description of the ongoing transformation of the web into something that is widely recognized and that will have an enormous impact on how people work and live their lives in the future. Presents concepts that will help readers understand why the web evolved as it did, what is going on right now, and what will happen next.

About the authors

HARRI OINAS-KUKKONEN is Professor of Information Systems at the University of Oulu, Finland. He has been listed among the hundred most influential ICT experts in the country, and a key person to whom companies should talk to when developing their strategies for web-based services. In 2005, he was awarded The Outstanding Young Person of Finland award by the Junior Chamber of Commerce for his achievements inhelping industrial companies to improve their Web usability. His current research interests include human-computer interaction, persuasive design and behavior change.

HENRY OINAS-KUKKONEN is a Senior Lecturer in History and an Adjunct Professor of History of International Relations and Information Networks at the University of Oulu, Finland. His current research interests include the history of computing, social web and innovation. He has also worked on the history of the Occupation of Japan, US- Finnish relations, and American plans to resettle Finnish World War II refugees into Alaska. He has many years of experience in carrying out original research in American, Scandinavian and Japanese archives.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • A Shift in Thinking about the Web

    Oinas-Kukkonen, Harri (et al.)

    Pages 3-10

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  • Waves of the Web

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    Pages 11-26

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  • The Killer Wave: The Social Web

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    Pages 27-40

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  • The Promise

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    Pages 43-56

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  • The Change

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    Pages 57-73

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Hardcover 62,39 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Humanizing the Web
Book Subtitle
Change and Social Innovation
Authors
Series Title
Technology, Work and Globalization
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30570-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137305701
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30569-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45488-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 248
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