The Social Life of Information

  • 8h 15m 50s
  • John Seely Brown, Paul Duguid
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2017

“Should be read by anyone interested in understanding the future,” The Times Literary Supplement raved about the original edition of The Social Life of Information. We’re now living in that future, and one of the seminal books of the Internet Age is more relevant than ever.

The future was a place where technology was supposed to empower individuals and obliterate social organizations. Pundits predicted that information technology would spell the end of almost everything―from mass media to bureaucracies, universities, politics, and governments. Clearly, we are not living in that future. The Social Life of Information explains why.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Limits to Information
  • Chapter 2 - Agents and Angels
  • Chapter 3 - Home Alone
  • Chapter 4 - Practice Makes Process
  • Chapter 5 - Learning—In Theory and in Practice
  • Chapter 6 - Innovating Organization, Husbanding Knowledge
  • Chapter 7 - Reading the Background
  • Chapter 8 - Re-education


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