Forecasting the Telephone: A Retrospective Technology Assessment of the Telephone

Forecasting the Telephone: A Retrospective Technology Assessment of the Telephone

by ABC-CLIO

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Overview

This book applies the approach of technology assessment to the telephone. The author's analysis forecasts the effect of the telephone on society and compares it with the reality. This book not only examines the social consequences of the telephone, but provides a model for future efficient assessments of new technologies. It documents a largely unknown piece of the history of American technology and anlayzes the requirements for success in technological forecasting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780893910488
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/1982
Series: Communication and Information Science Series
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

ol /f Ithiel /i de Sola

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