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21st Century Robot

The Dr. Simon Egerton Stories

by Brian David Johnson & Sandy Winkelman

<p>When companies develop a new technology, do they ask how it might affect the people who will actually use it? That, more or less, sums up Brian David Johnson’s duties as Intel’s futurist-in-residence. In this fascinating book, Johnson ...

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A British Hacker in America

THE STORY OF PMF & ‘OPERATION CYBERSNARE’ - THE SECRET SERVICE’S FIRST ONLINE STING

by PMF

<p> Before you'd even heard of Kevin Mitnick, or even knew what a hacker was, there were faceless<br /> individuals scouring the world's early computer and telephone systems - searching for knowledge and<br /> enlightenment. PMF was one of the ...

ISBN: 1230000143583

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An Anthropology of Robots and AI

Annihilation Anxiety and Machines

by Kathleen Richardson

<p>This book explores the making of robots in labs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It examines the cultural ideas that go into the making of robots, and the role of fiction in co-constructing the technological practices of ...

ISBN: 9781317566953

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Angels in the Silicon

How Silicon Valley Changed Forever America’S Sociopolitical and Global Technology Paradigms

by Richard Therodor Kusiolek

<p>This creative non-fiction book for the reader is a great introduction to the effects of global capitalism on the dynamic region that is the San Francisco Bay Area. It is written by the author with deep knowledge of the business practices, ...

ISBN: 9781477295786

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Atoms, Bytes and Genes

Public Resistance and Techno-Scientific Responses

by Martin W. Bauer

<p>&quot;Atom,&quot; &quot;byte&quot; and &quot;gene&quot; are metonymies for techno-scientific developments of the 20th century: nuclear power, computing and genetic engineering. Resistance continues to challenge these developments in public ...

ISBN: 9781317689133

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Bad Call

Technology's Attack on Referees and Umpires and How to Fix It

by Harry Collins, Robert Evans & Christopher Higgins

<p><strong>How technologies can get it wrong in sports, and what the consequences are—referees undermined, fans heartbroken, and the illusion of perfect accuracy maintained.</strong></p> <p>Good call or bad call, referees and umpires have ...

ISBN: 9780262337755

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Citizen Engineer

A Handbook for Socially Responsible Engineering

by David Douglas, Greg Papadopoulos & John Boutelle

<P style="MARGIN: 0px">“Engineers create many of the inventions that shape our society, and as such they play a vital role in determining how we live. This new book does an outstanding job of filling in the knowledge and perspective that ...

ISBN: 9780137044665

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Click and Kin

Transnational Identity and Quick Media

by May Friedman & Silvia Schultermandl

<p><em>Click and Kin</em> is an interdisciplinary examination of how our increasingly mobile and networked age is changing the experience of kinship and connection. Focusing on how identity formation is affected by quick media such as instant ...

ISBN: 9781487509989

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Communicating User Experience

Applying Local Strategies Research to Digital Media Design

by Maaike Bouwmeester, Donal Carbaugh, Tabitha Hart & others

<p>Communicating User Experience: Applying Local Strategies Research<em>to Digital Media Design</em> examines how Local Strategies Research (LSR) helps investigate user experiences with digital media. This edited collection uses case studies to ...

ISBN: 9781498506144

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Communication and Control

Tools, Systems, and New Dimensions

by Brett L. Lunceford, R. E. Burnett, Kevin Cummings & others

<p>Communication and Control: Tools, Systems, and New Dimensions advocates a systems view of human communication in a time of intelligent, learning machines. This edited collection sheds new light on things as mundane yet still profoundly ...

ISBN: 9780739198766

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Development as Freedom in a Digital Age

Experiences from the Rural Poor in Bolivia

by Björn Sören Gigler

Under what conditions can new technologies enhance the well-being of poor communities? The study designs an alternative evaluation framework (AEF) that applies Amartya Sen’s capability approach to the study of information and communications ...

ISBN: 9781464804212

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Digital Cognitive Technologies

Epistemology and Knowledge Society

by Claire Brossard & Bernard Reber

<i>Digital Cognitive Technologies</i> is an interdisciplinary book which assesses the socio-technical stakes of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), which are at the core of the ?Knowledge Society.? This book addresses eight major ...

ISBN: 9781118599853

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Digital Indonesia

Connectivity and Divergence

by Edwin Jurriëns & Ross Tapsell

<p>This book places Indonesia at the forefront of the global debate about the impact of 'disruptive' digital technologies. Digital technology is fast becoming the core of life, work, culture and identity. Yet, while the number of Indonesians ...

ISBN: 9789814786010

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Digital Mosaic

Media, Power, and Identity in Canada

by David Taras

<p>Digital Media has transformed the way Canadians socialize and interact, conduct business, experience culture, fight political battles, and acquire knowledge. Traditional media, including newspapers and conventional TV networks, remain the ...

ISBN: 9781442608894

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Dreampad

by Jeff Latosik

<p><strong>A hopeful, timely new collection of poems that take up our ever-evolving relationship with technology.</strong></p> <p>Starting from an urge to reconcile the human need for stability with what's happening in a constantly fluid ...

ISBN: 9780771073120

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Entanglements

Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound

by Simone Tosoni & Trevor Pinch

<p><strong>Conversations with a founder of the influential Social Construction of Technology (SCOT) approach in science and technology studies offer an introduction to the field.</strong></p> <p>Science and technology studies (STS) is a ...

ISBN: 9780262336567

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From Airline Reservations to Sonic the Hedgehog: A History of the Software Industry

by Martin Campbell-Kelly

A business history of the software industry from the days of custom programming to the age of mass-market software and video games. ...

ISBN: 9780262250276

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From Physics to Daily Life

Applications in Informatics, Energy, and Environment

by Beatrice Bressan

<p>Beatrice Bressan brings together a number of outstanding examples of successful cross-disciplinary technology transfer originating in fundamental physics research, which dramatically impacted scientific progress in areas which changed modern ...

ISBN: 9783527687022

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From Physics to Daily Life

Applications in Biology, Medicine, and Healthcare

by Beatrice Bressan

<p>Beatrice Bressan brings together a number of outstanding examples of successful cross-disciplinary technology transfer originating in fundamental physics research, which dramatically impacted progress in biomedical research and clinical ...

ISBN: 9783527687060

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From Pigeons to News Portals: Foreign Reporting and the Challenge of New Technology

by Perlmutter, David D.

<P>Ever since the invention of the telegraph, journalists have sought to remove the barriers of time and space. Today, we readily accept that reporters can jet quickly to a distant location and broadcast instantly from a satellite-connected, ...

ISBN: 9780807135334

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