The Human Need for Community: Cyberspace or Face-to-Face?

By David Kraemer

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, 2003

The author muses on the human need for community and the 'charge' of crowds that explains why coffee shops proliferated along with personal computers, and why despite the continual development of audio-visual transmission technology, nothing will replace the experience of noise, color and hustle-bustle that the real thing offers.

Topic: Culture, Technology, Modernity

Name of Publication: CLAL Politics and Policy Archive

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Genre: Brief

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Kraemer, David. The Human Need for Community: Cyberspace or Face-to-Face?. CLAL Politics and Policy Archive. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 2003: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2550


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