Books on Networking History and Trends
One to five asterisks in front of the some of the books represent our subjective view of their goodness. The titles without asterisks have not been rated. The books are arranged in the reverse order of year of publication.
- [*****] David Stauffer, "
Big Shots, Business the Cisco Way: Secrets of the Company that makes the Internet," Capstone Pub, February 2001, 256 pages.
- [*****] William J. Mitchell, "
e-topia," MIT Press, August 2000, 192 pages.
- [*****] Katie Hafner, Matthew Lyon, "
Where Wizards Stay Up Late : The Origins of the Internet," Touchstone Books, January 1998, 304 pages.
- [*****] Walid Mougayar, "
Opening Digital Markets: Battle Plans and Business Strategies for Internet Commerce," McGraw-Hill, December 1997, 336 pages.
- [*****] Peter J. Denning, Robert M. Metcalfe, "
Beyond Calculation: The Next Fifty Years of Computing," Copernicus Books, March 1997, 313 pages.
- [*****] William Knoke, Bill Knoke, "
Bold New World: The Essential Road Map to the Twenty-First Century," Kodansha International, January 1996.
- [****] Francis Cairncross, Frances C. Cairncross, "
The Death of Distance: How the Communications Revolution Is Changing our Lives," Harvard Business School Pr, March 2001, 320 pages.
- [****] Theodore Caplow, Louis Hicks, Ben J. Wattenberg, "
The First Measured Century : An Illustrated Guide to Trends in America, 1900-2000," AEI Press, November 2000, 250 pages.
- [****] George Gilder, "
TELECOSM: How Infinite Bandwidth will Revolutionize Our World," Unknown, September 2000, 351 pages.
- [****] Neil A. Gershenfeld, "
When Things Start to Think," Henry Holt & Company, Inc., January 1999, 224 pages.
- [****] Ray Kurzweil, "
The Age of Spiritual Machines : When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence," Viking Press, December 1998.
- [****] Don Tapscott, Alex Lowy, David Ticoll, "
Blueprint to the Digital Economy: Creating Wealth in the Era of E-Business," McGraw-Hill, May 1998, 384 pages.
- [****] Don Tapscott, "
Growing Up Digital: The Rise of the Net Generation," Unknown, October 1997, 338 pages.
- [****] Steven Johnson, "
Interface Culture : How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate," Harper San Francisco, September 1997, 272 pages.
- [****] Marvin Cetron, Owen Davies, "
Probable Tomorrows : How Science and Technology Will Transform Our Lives in the Next Twenty Years," St. Martin's Press, June 1997, 368 pages.
- [****] Don Tapscott, "
The Digital Economy: Promise and Peril In The Age of Networked Intelligence," McGraw-Hill, May 1997, 342 pages.
- [****] Pierre Levy, Robert Bononno, "
Collective Intelligence," Unknown, January 1997, 277 pages.
- [****] Nicholas Negroponte, "
Being Digital," Vintage Books, January 1996.
- M. Richharia, Manu Richmaria, "
Mobile Satellite Communications: Principles and Trends," Addison-Wesley, June 2001, 576 pages.
- Gerald G. Grant, "
Managing Telecommunications and Networking Technologies in the 21st Century : Issues and Trends," Idea Group Publishing, April 2001, 280 pages.
- Thomas J. Fallon, "
The Internet Today," Prentice Hall, January 2001, 277 pages.
1999 and Earlier:
- Barbara L. Morgenstern, Michael M. A. Mirabito, "
New Communications Technologies," Focal Press, December 2000, 288 pages.
- Larry MacDonald, "
Nortel Networks: How Innovation and Vision Created a Network Giant," Wiley, October 2000, 288 pages.
- August E. Grant, "
Communication Technology Update," Butterworth-Heinemann, August 2000, 320 pages.
- Ted Gl Lewis, "
Microsoft Rising : ... and Other Tales of Silicon Valley," IEEE, October 1999, 350 pages.
- Donald A. Norman, "
The Invisible Computer," MIT Press, August 1999, 320 pages.
- Stephanie Mills, "
Turning Away from Technology : A New Vision for the 21st Century," Sierra Club Books, October 1997.
- Timothy L. Jenkins, et al, "
Black Futurists in the Information Age: Vision of a 21st Century Technological Renaissance," Khafra K Omrazeti/KMT Publications, October 1997, 284 pages.
- Andrew B. Whinston, Dale O. Stahl, Soon-Yong Choi, "
The Economics of Electronic Commerce," Macmillan Technical Publishing, July 1997, 656 pages.
- Stephanie Ocko, "
Doomsday Denied : A Survivor's Guide to the 21st Century," Fulcrum Pub, April 1997, 240 pages.
- Joseph F. Coates, John B. Mahaffie, Andy Hines, "
2025 : Scenarios of US and Global Society Reshaped by Science and Technology," Oakhill Press, September 1996, 516 pages.
- Hamish McRae, "
The World in 2020 : Power, Culture and Prosperity," Harvard Business School Pr, September 1996, 320 pages.
- Adrian Berry, "
The Next 500 Years : Life in the Coming Millennium," W H Freeman & Co., February 1996.
- Don Tapscott, Art Caston, "
Paradigm Shift: The New Promise of Information Technology," Unknown, November 1992, 288 pages.
- Dave Walter, "
Today Then : America's Best Minds Look 100 Years into the Future on the Occasion of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition," Farcountry Pr, November 1992.
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