Table of contents for Electric dreams : computers in American culture / by Ted Friedman.

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Acknowledgments	7
Introduction	11
The Dialectic of Technological Determinism
Part I	Mainframe Culture	45
1	Charles Babbage and the Politics of Computer Memory	46
2	Ideologies of Information Processing: From Analog to Digital	68
3	Filming the "Electronic Brain"	90
Part II	The Personal Computer	146
4	The Many Creators of the Personal Computer	147
5	Apple's 1984	181
6	The Rise of the Simulation Game	205
Part III	The Interpersonal Computer	266
7	Imagining Cyberspace	267
8	Dot-com Politics	284
9	Beyond Napster		309
10	Linux and Utopia	331
Conclusion	349
Cybertopia Today	
Notes	370
Bibliography	407
About the Author	452
Index	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Computers and civilization.
Computers -- Social aspects.
Computers -- History.