Digital Universe: The Global Telecommunication Revolution
February 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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Named CHOICE Outstanding Title for 2012
“There are some really nice touches in this book. It is well written. The cases are accessible and relevant. The tables, lists, and some of the figures lucidly present taxonomies and provide chronological information on important topics.” (International Journal of Communication, 1 August 2012)
“Summing Up: Highly recommended. All readership levels. (Choice, 1 August 2012)“Digital Universe takes the reader into the lives and labs of the pioneers of communication technology, helping us understand the struggles, unexpected successes & failures, and the connections among technologies. This book provides one of the richest sets of technology histories that have been compiled into a single volume.
- August Grant, University of South Carolina
“In his ground-breaking new book, Peter B. Seel humanizes the story of telecommunication technology and its consequences. Providing a global perspective, Digital Universe thoughtfully examines the social impact of information and communication technologies from YouTube to augmented reality.”
- John V. Pavlik, Rutgers University