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Internet: which future for organized knowledge, Frankenstein or Pygmalion

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Internet: which future for organized knowledge, Frankenstein or Pygmalion. / Floridi, L.

In: International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Vol. 43, No. 2, 1995, p. 261-274.

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title = "Internet: which future for organized knowledge, Frankenstein or Pygmalion",
abstract = "The Internet is like a new country, with a growing population of millions of well educated citizens. If it wants to keep track of its own cultural achievements in real time, it will have to provide itself with an infostructure like a virtual National Library system. This paper proposes that institutions all over the world should take full advantage of the new technologies available, and promote and coordinate such a global service. This is essential in order to make possible a really efficient management of human knowledge on a global scale.",
author = "L. Floridi",
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volume = "43",
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journal = "International Journal of Human-Computer Studies",
issn = "1071-5819",
publisher = "Academic Press Inc.",
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