Keeping the U.S. Computer and Communications Industry Competitive
  • Author : National Research Council
  • Release Date : 11 May 1995
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Genre : Computers
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN 13 : 0309176727

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Book Description: Interactive multimedia and information infrastructure receive a lot of attention in the press, but what do they really mean for society? What are the most significant and enduring innovations? What does the convergence of digitally based technologies mean for U.S. businesses and consumers? This book presents an overview of the exciting but much-hyped phenomenon of digital convergence.

Keeping the U S  Computer and Communications Industry Competitive

Keeping the U S Computer and Communications Industry Competitive

Author : National Research Council,Computer Science and Telecommunications Board
Publisher : National Academies Press
Genre : Computers
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Interactive multimedia and information infrastructure receive a lot of attention in the press, but what do they really mean for society? What are the most significant and enduring innovations? What does the convergence of digitally based technologies mean for U.S. businesses and consumers? This book presents an overview of ...

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