- Unknown Binding
- Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group (November 2, 2010)
- ASIN: B004U9G0QK
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (136 customer reviews)
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If you are willing to invest in the book, it is well worth the time spent reading it.
Some advice for the reader, be prepared to read a book about business information and technology this is deep, complex, expansive and thoroughly enjoyable.
Tim Wu's The Master Switch is a must read for anyone interested in the history of information technology in America.
Great insights. Must read for understanding the implications of today's media consolidationPublished 2 months ago by Mark Lieberman
Tim Wu's The Master Switch is a must read for anyone interested in the history of information technology in America. Read morePublished 3 months ago by JD Corrigan
I saw Tim Wu on Colbert and got the book. I enjoyed the way the cycle was told.Published 3 months ago by Light186
The Master Switch book presents a simplified and easy to read history of the US information empires. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Manuel Diaz
A fascinating history of how various information technologies have gone through a cycle from open innovation, then leveling fields of competition to a final state of centralized... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Henry PAN
There is an innate tendency in all of us to extrapolate from history, and often quite ridiculously. With the maxims like "those who do not know history, are condemned to repeat... Read morePublished 4 months ago by NJ
This is an excellent review of the history of the communications and entertainment industries in the United States. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Alan J. Webb
If you use TV, Internet, Radio, or anything broadcast or even go to the movies you need to read this book. Left to the government we are about to get screwed again!Published 5 months ago by Irving Litchfield