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The internet of us

Michael P. Lynch

The internet of us

knowing more and understanding less in the age of Big Data

by Michael P. Lynch

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theory of Knowledge,
  • Information technology,
  • Internet

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-214) and index.

    StatementMichael Patrick Lynch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD161 .L88 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 237 pages
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27202373M
    ISBN 100871406616
    ISBN 109780871406613
    LC Control Number2015051171
    OCLC/WorldCa909974643


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