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Observations on the Resiliency of the U.S. Information Society

Rein Turn

Observations on the Resiliency of the U.S. Information Society

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Published by Afips Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electronic data processing,
  • Information society,
  • Computers And Society,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8178728M
    ISBN 100882830368
    ISBN 109780882830360

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