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The Microelectronics revolution : the complete guide to the new technology and its impact on society / edited and introduced by Tom Forester.

Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1981.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvii, 589 pages) : illustrations
Subjects:
Computers and civilization.
Microelectronics.
Microprocessors.
Summary:
"The Microelectronics Revolution is a comprehensive guide to the silicon chip revolution and its impact on society. The distinguished contributors to this volume explain in turn the origins and nature of microelectronics, the characteristics of the burgeoning microchip industry and the increasing use of microprocessors in everyday products.The book details the impact of this new technology on society in separate chapters which take up automation on the factory floor, the word-processing revolution in the office, the consequences for employment, and the implications for industrial relations. A final section discusses the problems of a microelectronic age -- 'the information society.'With a discerning guide to further reading at the end of each chapter, this book forms a basis of management, trade union, and college courses on society and the new technology."
Notes:
OCLC-licensed vendor bibliographic record.
Contributor:
Forester, Tom.
ISBN:
0262256169
9780262256162
0262560216
9780262560214
0262060752
9780262060752
OCLC:
827009770
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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