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  • Physics of the Futureby Michio Kaku

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100. In Physics of the Future , Michio Kaku?the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible ?gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world?s top scientists who are already inventing the future... more...

  • Powers of Twoby Joshua Wolf Shenk

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 12.99

    All of us have experienced creative connection, and glimpsed its power. Yet, for centuries, the myth of the lone genius has obscured the critical story of the power of collaboration. In Powers of Two , Joshua Wolf Shenk argues that creative pairs are the exemplars for innovation. Drawing on years of research on great partnerships in history - from... more...

  • Blaming Technologyby Samuel C. Florman

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 6.79

    Blaming Technology: The Irrational Search for Scapegoats is Samuel C. Florman's 1981 discussion of the state of technology and engineering in the United States, including the pros and cons, and the public's perceptions and opinions. more...

  • From Physics to Daily Lifeby Beatrice Bressan

    Wiley 2014; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22

    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 applications. Many of these examples were developed at CERN, a hotbed of fundamental inventions in particle physics.... more...

  • From Physics to Daily Lifeby Beatrice Bressan

    Wiley 2014; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22

    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 society. Many of them were developed at CERN, a hotbed of fundamental inventions in particle physics. This... more...

  • American Technology Policyby J. D. Kenneth Boutin

    Potomac Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    Since the end of the Cold War, U.S. policymakers have faced the challenge of addressing the technological requirements of both economic competitiveness and national security. Promoting the technological objectives of competitiveness and security poses a daunting task, as these objectives can differ significantly in terms of autonomy, the private sector?s... more...

  • The Human Side of Engineeringby John Heywood

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2017; US$ 44.00

    While in many university courses attention is given to the human side, as opposed to the technical side of engineering, it is by and large an afterthought. Engineering is, however, a technical, social, and personal activity. Several studies show that engineering is a community activity of professionals in which communication is central to the engineering... more...

  • When Gadgets Betray Usby Robert Vamosi

    Basic Books 2011; US$ 24.00

    Technology is evolving faster than we are. As our mobile phones, mp3 players, cars, and digital cameras become more and more complex, we understand less and less about how they actually work and what personal details these gadgets might reveal about us. Robert Vamosi, an award-winning journalist and analyst who has been covering digital security issues... more...

  • A Dangerous Masterby Wendell Wallach

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 38.00

    We live in an age of awesome technological potential. From nanotechnology to synthetic organisms, new technologies stand to revolutionize whole domains of human experience. But with awesome potential comes awesome risk: drones can deliver a bomb as readily as they can a new smartphone; makers and hackers can 3D-print guns as well as tools; and supercomputers... more...

  • Flesh and Machinesby Rodney Brooks

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 16.00

    Are we really on the brink of having robots to mop our floors, do our dishes, mow our lawns, and clean our windows? And are researchers that close to creating robots that can think, feel, repair themselves, and even reproduce? Rodney A. Brooks, director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory believes we are. In this lucid and accessible book,... more...