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The Big Switch : Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google
by Nicholas Carr


Overview - Hailed as the most influential book so far on the cloud computing movement (Christian Science Monitor), The Big Switch makes a simple and profound statement: Computing is turning into a utility, and the effects of this transition will ultimately change society as completely as the advent of cheap electricity did.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Hailed as the most influential book so far on the cloud computing movement (Christian Science Monitor), The Big Switch makes a simple and profound statement: Computing is turning into a utility, and the effects of this transition will ultimately change society as completely as the advent of cheap electricity did. In a new chapter for this edition that brings the story up-to-date, Nicholas Carr revisits the dramatic new world being conjured from the circuits of the World Wide Computer. "

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393345223
  • ISBN-10: 039334522X
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: June 2013
  • Page Count: 294
  • Dimensions: 8.25 x 5.49 x 0.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.54 pounds


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