Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Books Related to Weaving the Web by Tim Berners-Lee.

In this the authors talk about the economics of the world wide web and how wealth is created on the web. I personally found that it went decently indepth about how commerce and business develop and flourish in a digital environment.

Tapscott, Don., Ticoll, David., Lowy, Alex. (2000). Digital Capital: harnessing the power of business webs. Retrieved on February 8th, 2005, from: Business Library stack or http://www.netlibrary.com/Details.aspx
Call #: HF5548.32.T36
Subject Headings: World Wide Web Economic Aspects.

This book talks about what the fundemental components that allowed the World Wide Web to be developed are. Focuses specifically on key programs such as java and Netscape that made the internet interactive and usable to the public.

Reid, Robert. (1997). Architects of the Web: 1,000 Days that built the future of business. Retrieved on February 8th, 2005, from Business Library Stack.
Call #: HD9696.C63U5644
Subject Headings: World Wide Web History

This book offers a look at where the internet is headed in the future. It looks at advancements in technologies that may potnetially determine the direction that the World Wide Web takes in its future development. A little confusing but over all it can be useful if thats what you are looking for.

Xu Yu, Jeffery. (2004). Advanced web technologies and applications: 6th Asia-Pacific Web Conference. Retrieved on February 8th, 2005, from Taylor Library Stack.
Call #: TK5105.888.A785
Subject Headings: World Wide Web- Economic aspects.

This last book was written by Bill Gates and talkes about hios company Microsoft and the history of the company, its future and how to be successful at different levels of business in the computer indutry. I found that this book wass very relevant in that Microsoft is arguably the most powerful computer company in the world and the development of the internet and the World Wide Web will be greatly affected by his initiatives.

Gates, Bill. (1998). Bill Gates Speaks: Insight from the world's greatest entrepreneur. Retrieved on February 8th, 2005, from D.B. Weldon Library stack
Call #: HD9696.69.U62G374
Subject Headings:Computer Spftware Industry-United States-History


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