The Twilight of Sovereignty by Walter B. Wriston
How the Information Revolution Is Transforming Our World

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The author of Risk and Other Four Letter Words examines instant global electronic information and its impact on humanity, showing that the marriage of global TV, mobile telephones, satellites, and faxes with computers comprises a new geopolitical revolution.
 

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Published September 1, 1992 by Scribner. 256 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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Information, the author continues, is ``the virus that is carrying the powerful idea of freedom to the four corners of the world, and modern technology assures that sooner rather than later everyone on the planet will have heard the message.'' Wriston places scant value on the future value of fix...

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In a thoughtful essay, the chairman emeritus of Citibank offers shrewd observations of how the information revolution has affected the U.S. economy, manufacturing, international trade, corporate management styles and the global financial system.

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