Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Blum's book has been adopted all over the country. It has had great success for us in specialized courses like this, but also in Freshman Common Read programs. The variety of its adoptions is a testament to Blum's ability to illuminate complicated, abstract material in a highly understandable and actually perceptible way. In his book, Blum brings the physical, visible infrastructure of the internet to life, and a clear picture of its reality emerges from the amorphous concept of the "web" that many of us have always had in our heads.
P.S. If you're interested in cyber warfare, you may also want to check out another great HarperCollins book, Cyber War by former presidential advisor and counter-terrorism expert Richard A. Clarke.
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