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Science  17 Nov 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5495, pp. 1304
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5495.1304

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The Social Life of Information. John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid. Harvard Business School Press, Boston, 2000. 332 pp. $25.95. ISBN 0-87584-762-5.

Focusing on the social contexts in which individuals and information function, Brown and Duguid offer a balanced yet critical examination of the widespread view that the Net will remake the world.