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- Basic Books 2015; US$ 28.99
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...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
Communication and Control: Tools, Systems, and New Dimensions examines a wide range of communication structures and control systems from low- to high-tech and advocates a media ecological view of human communication in a time of intelligent, learning machines. more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2015; US$ 44.99
eGirls, eCitizens is a landmark work that explores the many forces that shape girls? and young women?s experiences of privacy, identity, and equality in our digitally networked society. Drawing on the multi-disciplinary expertise of a remarkable team of leading Canadian and international scholars, as well as Canada?s foremost digital literacy organization,... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 16.36
Enhancement, Prothesen, Körper-Upgrade - in letzter Zeit ist eine technologische Durchdringung des Körpers zu beobachten, die als Symptom eines tiefgreifenden gesellschaftlichen, ökonomischen und kulturellen Wandels hin zu einer Optimierungs- und Upgradekultur zu begreifen ist. Warum sollten die sich generalisierenden Optimierungsimperative vor dem... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
?Nobody knows better than Bruce Sterling how thin the membrane between science fiction and real life has become, a state he correctly depicts as both thrilling and terrifying in this frisky, literate, clear-eyed sketch of the next half-century. Like all of the most interesting futurists, Sterling isn?t just talking about machines and biochemistry:... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.00
This delightful and instructive history of invention shows why National Public Radio dubbed Tenner ?the philosopher of everyday technology.? Looking at how our inventions have impacted our world in ways we never intended or imagined, he shows that the things we create have a tendency to bounce back and change us. The reclining chair, originally designed... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95
"A rare insight into industrial planning on a huge scale...Excellent." -- The Economist Rescuing Prometheus is an eye-opening and marvelously informative look at some of the technological projects that helped shape the modern world. Thomas P. Hughes focuses on four postwar projects whose vastness and complexity inspired new technology, new organizations,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99
The technological realm provides an unusually active laboratory not only for new ideas and products but also for the remarkable linguistic innovations that accompany and describe them. How else would words like qubit (a unit of quantum information), crowdsourcing (outsourcing to the masses), or in vitro meat (chicken and beef grown in an industrial... more...