Information and Communication Technologies, Organisations and Skills: Convergence and Persistence [Book Review]
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
AI and Society 16 (4):305-331 (2002)
This article, first of all, supports the idea that the undeniable process of ICT-based technological convergence implies the social, cultural and business unification of the world of media and culture. The poor performance of the megamerger is a clear indicator of the unstable ground of the convergence hypothesis. Secondly, it argues in favour of cooperation between different expertise, skills and cultures to make multimedia products or to supply multimedia services, instead of creating from scratch a brand new class of hybrid skills and professions. Thirdly, a variety of new possible and realistically achievable professional profiles in cultural industries and institutions are illustrated. Eventually a set of public policies, in the light of a new role for cities and regions, is developed
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Joachim Schummer, From Nano-Convergence to NBIC-Convergence: “The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It”.
John R. Wilson (2003). Support of Opportunities for Shopfloor Involvement Through Information and Communication Technologies. AI and Society 17 (2):114-133.
Chan Kwok-Bun & Peter J. Peverelli (2010). Cultural Hybridization: A Third Way Between Divergence and Convergence. World Futures 66 (3 & 4):219 – 242.
Peter J. Peverelli & Chan Kwok-Bun (2011). Cultural Hybridization: A Third Way Between Divergence and Convergence. World Futures 66 (3):219-242.
Mark B. Couch (2005). Functional Properties and Convergence in Biology. Philosophy of Science 72 (5):1041-1051.
H. P. P. Lotter (2007). Are ICTs Prerequisites for the Eradication of Poverty? International Review of Information Ethics 7:09.
Sonia Desmoulin-Canselier (2012). What Exactly Is It All About? Puzzled Comments From a French Legal Scholar on the NBIC Convergence. NanoEthics 6 (3):243-255.
Dietrich Brandt & Klaus Henning (2002). Information and Communication Technologies: Perspectives and Their Impact on Society. [REVIEW] AI and Society 16 (3):210-223.
William Sims Bainbridge (2007). Converging Technologies and Human Destiny. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 32 (3):197 – 216.
Ioan Andone & Napoleon Alexandru Sireteanu, Strategies for Technology-Based Learning in Higher Education.
Rutaichanok Jingjit & Marianna Fotaki (2010). Confucian Ethics and the Limited Impact of the New Public Management Reform in Thailand. Journal of Business Ethics 97 (S1):61-73.
James H. Moor (2005). Why We Need Better Ethics for Emerging Technologies. Ethics and Information Technology 7 (3):111-119.
Luciano Floridi (2006). Information Technologies and the Tragedy of the Good Will. Ethics and Information Technology 8 (4):253-262.
Added to index2010-08-30
Total downloads9 ( #363,763 of 1,907,063 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #200,048 of 1,907,063 )
How can I increase my downloads?