1 edition of The internet of us found in the catalog.
The internet of us
Michael P. Lynch
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-214) and index.
|Statement||Michael Patrick Lynch|
|LC Classifications||BD161 .L88 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 237 pages|
|Number of Pages||237|
|LC Control Number||2015051171|
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