Michael Gurstein on Sun, 27 Sep 1998 08:43:00 +0200 (MET DST)

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Re: <nettime> Autonomous Web Collectives Versus the 20th Century

Hi Bruce,

This is not quite what you are referring to but I think it may be similar
in spirit... <http://ccen.uccb.ns.ca/articles/flexnets-ict4led.html> 

The paper "Flexible Networking, Information and Communications Technology
and Local Economic Development" is attempting to apply the concept of
"flexible networking" as developed in the manufacturing collaboratives of
Emilia Romagna and elsewhere (such as AceNet in Applachia) to distributed
public access computing and computer mediated distributed work in a rural


Mike Gurstein

Michael Gurstein, Ph.D.
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