Re: BIBLIO: The New Renaissance

Joe E. Dees (
Sat, 5 Dec 1998 19:13:12 -0600

Date sent:      	Sun, 6 Dec 1998 11:26:59 +1100
From:   (Patrick Wilken)
Subject:        	BIBLIO: The New Renaissance
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> I was just sent this from Thought it might be of some interest.
> best, patrick
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> "The New Renaissance: Computers and the Next Level of
> Civilization"
> by Douglas S. Robertson
> Robertson shows how higher levels of civilization are
> largely determined by the speed at which information can be
> relayed. As a result, the communications technology made
> possible by computers is about to enable human societies to
> make advances on a previously unimaginable scale. This book
> draws upon the history of technological innovation, modern
> scientific and mathematical theory, and examples from
> Robertson's imagination to depict the scope of coming change
> as our civilization leaps toward its next level.
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> Patrick Wilken
> Editor: PSYCHE: An International Journal of Research on Consciousness
> Secretary: The Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness
Check out "Complexity & Postmodernism" by Paul Cilliers. Joe