The Resource The Sudden Disappearance of the Worker Bees: : a Commissario Simona Tavianello Mystery, (electronic resource)

The Sudden Disappearance of the Worker Bees: : a Commissario Simona Tavianello Mystery, (electronic resource)

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The Sudden Disappearance of the Worker Bees: : a Commissario Simona Tavianello Mystery
Title
The Sudden Disappearance of the Worker Bees:
Title remainder
a Commissario Simona Tavianello Mystery
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Language
eng
Summary
Celebrants and skeptics alike have produced valuable analyses of the Internet's effect on us and our world, oscillating between utopian bliss and dystopian hell. But according to Robert W. McChesney, arguments on both sides fail to address the relationship between economic power and the digital world. McChesney's award-winning Rich Media, Poor Democracy skewered the assumption that a society drenched in commercial information is a democratic one. In Digital Disconnect McChesney returns to this provocative thesis in light of the advances of the digital age, incorporating capitalism into the heart of his analysis. He argues that the sharp decline in the enforcement of antitrust violations, the increase in patents on digital technology and proprietary systems, and other policies and massive indirect subsidies have made the Internet a place of numbing commercialism. A small handful of monopolies now dominate the political economy, from Google, which garners an astonishing 97 percent share of the mobile search market, to Microsoft, whose operating system is used by over 90 percent of the world's computers. This capitalistic colonization of the Internet has spurred the collapse of credible journalism, and made the Internet an unparalleled apparatus for government and corporate surveillance, and a disturbingly anti-democratic force. In Digital Disconnect Robert McChesney offers a groundbreaking analysis and critique of the Internet, urging us to reclaim the democratizing potential of the digital revolution while we still can
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Midwest
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Quadruppani, Serge
Dewey number
853.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Casa, Delia
  • hoopla digital
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  • Murder
  • Bees
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The Sudden Disappearance of the Worker Bees: : a Commissario Simona Tavianello Mystery, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11837580
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multicolored
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MWT11837580
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11837580
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remote
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11837580
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Sudden Disappearance of the Worker Bees: : a Commissario Simona Tavianello Mystery, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11837580
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11837580
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11837580
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11837580
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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