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We are on the verge of what many are calling the "second information revolution," based on ubiquitous access to both computing and information. The technologies of instant access have potential to transform dramatically our lives. This book contains chapters by leading international experts. They discuss issues surrounding the impact of instant access on cities, daily lives, transportation, privacy, social and economic networks, community and education.

Preface, Harvey J. Miller.- Section I. Introduction.- Societies and cities in the age of instant access, Harvey J. Miller.- Section II. Cities and the Built Environment.- The new middle landscape, Brian Cavanaugh.- Imagining the recursive city: Explorations into urban simulacra, Michael Batty and Anthony Hudson-Smith.- Download my building: How building information modeling will transform our cities, David Scheer and Ryan Smith.- Misses, near-misses and surprises in forecasting the informational city, Helen Couclelis.- Section III. Activities in Space and Time.- Does instant access promote sedentary behavior? Putting physical activity on the instant-access-in-cities agenda, Susan Hanson and Danielle Fontaine.- Revisiting Hägerstrand's time-geographic framework for individual activities in the age of instant access, Hongbo Yu and Shih-lung Shaw.- Dynamic prisms and 'instant access': Linking opportunities in space to decision making in time, Pip Forer, Otto Huisman and Chris McDowall.- Where do you want to go today [in attribute space]? André Skupin.- Section IV. Transportation.- Reexamining ICT impact on travel, Feng Zhang, Kelly Clinton and Qing Shen.- Influence of mobility information services on transport behaviour, Verena Franken and Barbara Lenz.- Shared ride trip planning with geosensor networks, Silvia Nittel, Stephan Winter, Arda Nural and Trang Cao.- Section V. Mobile Information Services.- Mobile ICT in public spaces and its impact on privacy, Karsten Weber, Ricarda Drüeke, Axel Schulz.- The dimensions of locational privacy, Scott Bridwell.- Location-based services: Enabling technologies and a concierge service model, Seungmo Kang, Tschangho John Kim and Sung-Gheel Jang.- From Cyberspace to DigiPlace: Visibility in an age of information and mobility, Matthew Zook and Mark Graham.- Paradoxical consequences of location-based services: A tetradic analysis using McLuhan's Law of the Media, Daniel Sui.- Section VI. Social and Economic Networks.- Theevolving social geography of blogs, Suchirita Gopal.- Cell phones and places: The use of mobile technologies in Brazil, Adriana de Souza e Silva.- Inter-firm relations in the age of instant access: Case of the U.S. logistics industry, Yuko Aoyama and Samuel J. Ratick.- Section VII. Community.- Rethinking public participation as instant access to virtual meetings, Timothy Nyerges and Michael Patrick.- Digital Middletown: A glimpse at the information society, O'Neal Smitherman.


Titel: Societies and Cities in the Age of Instant Access
EAN: 9781402054273
ISBN: 978-1-4020-5427-3
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Springer Netherlands
Herausgeber: Springer
Genre: Geografie
Veröffentlichung: 08.05.2007
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Dateigrösse: 8.39 MB
Anzahl Seiten: 370
Jahr: 2007

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