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Society and information infrastructure

Society and information infrastructure

the next generation : conference report

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Infrastructure in Washington, D.C. (1401 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington 20230) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information superhighway -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Computer networks -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Information technology -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConference report, 1998 Networks for People, Society & information infrastructure
    ContributionsTelecommunications and Information Infrastructure Assistance Program (U.S.), Networks for People Conference (1998 : Washington, D.C.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57 p. :
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14495456M
    OCLC/WorldCa41332718


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