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  • Chronopoeticsby Wolfgang Ernst; Anthony Enns

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 43.99

    An abridged and translated edition of two of Wolfgang Ernst?s major works, representing the ambitious claim of a comprehensive knowledge-oriented analysis of media tempor(e)alities. more...

  • Citizens and Nationby Gerald Friesen

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2000; US$ 32.95

    Friesen links the media studies of Harold Innis to the social history of recent decades. The result is a framework for Canadian history as told by ordinary people. more...

  • Future Mindsby Richard Watson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 15.99

    Drawing on the latest research, this book looks at the ways that screen culture is shaping the future and changing the way we think. Future Minds asks: are we becoming addicted to data and how do we go about starting a digital diet, urgently? You'll find thought-provoking and practical suggestions about reclaiming the space and time to think deeply. more...

  • The Problem with Education Technology (Hintby Ben Fink; Robin Brown

    Utah State University Press 2016; US$ 4.99

    Education is in crisis?at least, so we hear. And at the center of this crisis is technology. New technologies like computer-based classroom instruction, online K?12 schools, MOOCs (massive open online courses), and automated essay scoring may be our last great hope?or the greatest threat we have ever faced. In The Problem with Education Technology... more...

  • Humanities Computingby Dr Willard McCarty

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00

    Humanities Computing provides a rationale for a computing practice that is of and for as well as in the humanities and the interpretative social sciences. It engages philosophical, historical, ethnographic and critical perspectives to show how computing helps us fulfil the basic mandate of the humane sciences to ask ever better questions of... more...

  • Nanoscaleby Nigel Cameron; M. Ellen Mitchell

    Wiley 2007; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49

    An authoritative examination of the present and potential impact of nanoscale science and technology on modern life Because truly transformative technologies have far-reaching consequences, they always generate controversy. Establishing an effective process for identifying and understanding the broad implications of nanotechnology will advance its... more...

  • Technology's Promiseby William E. Halal

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 53.00

    Today's modern nations are using increasingly high-tech information systems to power a 'technology revolution'. This book is based on the work of the TechCast Project, conducted at the George Washington University and draws on the knowledge of 100 CEOs, scientists, academics and other experts to compile the best forecast data ever assembled. more...

  • Rescuing Prometheusby Thomas P. Hughes

    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...

  • Beyond Humanby Gregory Benford; Elisabeth Malartre

    Tom Doherty Associates 2007; US$ 7.39

    Concepts once purely fiction -- robots, cyborg parts, artificial intelligences -- are becoming part of everyday reality. Soon robots will be everywhere, performing surgery, exploring hazardous places, making rescues, fighting fires, handling heavy goods. After a decade or two, they will be as unremarkable as the computer screen is now in offices,... more...

  • Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think?by John Brockman

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.24

    How is the internet changing the way you think? That is one of the dominant questions of our time, one which affects almost every aspect of our life and future. And it's exactly what John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, posed to more than 150 of the world's most influential minds. Brilliant, farsighted, and fascinating, Is the Internet Changing... more...