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Feb 06, 2024 | ISBN 9780262546294

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Table Of Contents

CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vii
ABBREVIATIONS xi
INTRODUCTION 1

I PLANS 
1 THE ORIGINS OF THE DIGITAL VISION 27
2 PLANNING THE DIGITAL FUTURE: MODELS AND MARKETS 53

II PROJECTS
3 MONOPSONY IN THE MACHINE: SUPPLIERS, LABOR, AND TELEPHONE EXCHANGES 85
4 WHO KILLED OPTICAL FIBER? DREAMS OF THE INFORMATION HIGHWAY 115

III PLACES
5 MARTLESHAM HEATH: NOSTALGIA, FUTURITY, AND IT PARKS 149
6 THE NORTH ATLANTIC: TECHNOLOGY, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND LIBERALIZATION 171
7 THE CITY OF LONDON: FINANCING BT’S PRIVATIZATION 199

CONCLUSION 221
NOTES 231
BIBLIOGRAPHY 275
INDEX 309

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