Readings on (the New) Economic Geography, the Geography of the (New) Economy and on Cyberspace
(Geography 498, Winter 2003)


Quick Index:
  1. Internet Sites
  2. General Economic Geography
  3. Cyberspace, Information Geography and E-Commerce

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Workshop Readings:

  • Internet Sites:

  • General Economic Geography & the "New Economy"

    Storper, Michael, Stavros Thomadakis, Lena Tsipouri, eds., Latecomers in the global economy. New York : Routledge, 1998

  • Geography of Cyberspace, Telecommunications and Information

  • Clippings:

    What folly to shun the basics of business ; Seattle Times, December 30, 2001; By Paul Andrews regain the excitement and inspiration it has held since the birth of the personal computer, the tech arena needs to get back to basics. That means delivering what you promise and pricing at for-profit rates. That means trashing the cherished but misbegotten principle that digital goods and services should be free. Finally, it means that the technology itself has to work...

    Rethinking the Internet Business Week Cover, March 26, 2001.

    As with any new technology, the early years of the Internet have been a learning process--and here's what we now know. First, the Internet was supposed to change everything. The reality is, there was no way that a single technology could fulfill such an extravagant promise.
    Instead, ... the transformative power of the Internet is being felt unevenly. There are plenty of industries and situations where the Net has the potential to be revolutionary, as its most enthusiastic backers had predicted, ... as new technologies such as broadband come into widespread use. But in much of the economy, the Internet offers incremental payoffs without substantially altering core businesses. And even in industries where the Net can effect profound change, institutional barriers and business inertia mean the big gains may not come for years.

    Feds To Draw 'Map' of Internet; By Tim McDonald NewsFactor Network, December 7, 2001

    The goal is for the security industry overall to better understand the links between networks - how one incident in one network may affect others

    Workplace: Anthrax Scare Seen Boosting E-Mail Use Sherwood Ross (Reuters) Nov. 19, 2001

    Someone is listening [Political Control through Information Technolog]

    Internet seen falling short for global Teamwork Monday, Nov. 5, 2001 BY SHERWOOD ROSS (Reuters)

    STURGIS, S.D. (Reuters) - The rise of the Internet as the primary tool to link global work place teams has caused some managers to scrimp on face-to-face meetings of team members, to their apparent detriment. ``A good percentage -- perhaps one-fourth to one half -- of global teams fail,'' said David Lewin, professor of management at the University of California at Los Angeles.

    Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor, Special Issue: Technology, Democracy, and Academic Labor (The Information University) [October 2002]

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