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- University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available
Sensors are everywhere. Small, flexible, economical, and computationally powerful, they operate ubiquitously in environments. They compile massive amounts of data, including information about air, water, and climate. Never before has such a volume of environmental data been so broadly collected or so widely available. Grappling with the consequences... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 18.20
The never-more-necessary return of one of our most vital and eloquent voices on technology and culture, from the author of the seminal Close to the Machine When Ellen Ullman moved to San Francisco and became a computer programmer in the late 1970s, she was joining an idealistic, exclusive, and almost exclusively male cadre that had dreams and... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
From the acclaimed author of The Pencil and To Engineer Is Human , The Essential Engineer is an eye-opening exploration of the ways in which science and engineering must work together to address our world?s most pressing issues, from dealing with climate change and the prevention of natural disasters to the development of efficient automobiles... more...
- 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...