By Topic

Web publishing: speed changes everything

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
S. Hitchcock ; Southampton Univ., UK

Information on the Internet travels at the speed of light, but we've not yet felt the full impact of near-instantaneously transmitted information. To understand this impact, the perspective of media is important. From speed emerges interactivity, which, among other things, leads to hypertext. Except for specialists, few seem to have noticed the significance of this fact. Many research journals are gradually migrating online, in effect participating in a new medium. Because information is the lifeblood of professionals, any change will significantly affect readers as well as publishers. By understanding a new medium's effects, we can anticipate and exploit the change; however, we must also recognize that our ability to control such change is not straightforward

Published in:

Computer  (Volume:29 ,  Issue: 8 )