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Conversation and Technology: From the Telephone to the Internet

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We live in a world where social interaction is increasingly mediated by technological devices. In this book, Ian Hutchby explores the impact these technologies have on our attempts to communicate. Focusing on four examples - telephones, computerized expert systems at work, speech-based systems dealing with enquiries from the public, and multi-user spaces on the Internet - Hutchby asks: are we increasingly technologized conversationalists, or is technology increasingly conversationalized? Conversation and Technology ...

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Conversation and Technology: From the Telephone to the Internet
2001, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745621111

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Conversation and Technology: From the Telephone to the Internet
2001, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745621104

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