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Author Clement, Andrew
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract E. F. Schumacher, in <u>Small is Beautiful</u> and his more recent work, has drawn attention to the role that technology plays in the shaping of our present society and to the need for technologies of smaller scale in the growth of a more humane society. He identifies the criteria of <u>smallness, simplicity, capital cheapness</u>, and <u>non-violence</u> as being particularly important. Micro-computer technology, which is the basis of computing systems for home and personal use, seems to satisfy these criteria in many respects, and so it potentially represents a technology appropriate for future general use.
Description Affiliation: Vancouver B.C., Canada (Clement, Andrew)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1982-09-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGPC Notes (PCNOTE)
Volume Number 1
Issue Number 3
Page Count 9
Starting Page 14
Ending Page 22

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