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  • Revolution: Teach Yourselfby Kevin Duncan

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; Not Available

    Electronic + Addicted (abnormally dependent on a habit) = edicted (hooked on technology). Technology can be a wonderful thing. It can also be a curse when it overwhelms us. If your phone, computer or other devices are beginning to rule your life, then you may be edicted. We don't have to be ruled by our machines. It's time for us humans to fight... more...

  • Present Shockby Douglas Rushkoff

    Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00

    People spent the twentieth century obsessed with the future. We created technologies that would help connect us faster, gather news, map the planet, and compile knowledge. We strove for an instantaneous network where time and space could be compressed. Well, the future's arrived. We live in a continuous now enabled by Twitter, email, and a so-called... more...

  • The Ice Palace That Melted Awayby Bill Stumpf

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 2.99

    With The Ice Palace That Melted Away , Bill Stumpf, the designer of the first ergonomic chair, addresses the symbiotic relationship between design and the way we live, the often deadening effect of technology, and his hopes for a more humane future. As a designer associated with Herman Miller, Inc., for more than twenty years, Stumpf has been thinking... more...

  • Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Betterby Clive Thompson

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    From the ?Wired? and ?New York Times Magazine? contributor, a brilliant examination into how the internet is profoundly changing the way we think. more...

  • Big Disconnectby Giles Slade

    Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 11.99

    Smart phones and social media sites may be contemporary fixations, but using technology to replace face-to-face interactions is not a new cultural phenomenon. Throughout our history, intimacy with machines has often supplanted mutual human connection. This book reveals how consumer technologies changed from analgesic devices that soothed the loneliness... more...

  • Francis Bacon's New Atlantis in the Foundation of Modern Political Thoughtby Kimberly Hurd Hale

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99

    The relationship between technology, philosophy, and politics is both contentious and vital to our understanding of human nature and the ways human beings interact with one another in society; Francis Bacon outlined the wild potential and great danger of this relationship. This book explores Bacon?s role as a founder of modern political science and... more...

  • The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earthby Chris Brogan

    Wiley 2014; US$ 25.00

    Do you ever wonder where you fit in? Do you sometimes get that feeling that you have something much bigger to offer the universe, but then it fills you with fear and anxiety, so you think maybe I’ll just pay it safe? But what is safe? The factory job? The cubicle job? Factories all over have been converted to open spaces for startups. Skyscrapers... more...

  • Technology and Society Readerby Peter B. Heller

    University Press of America 2012; US$ 26.99

    These case studies illustrate the mutual, reciprocal impact of technology on one hand and the social sciences, including government policy, on the other. The text suggests that advanced technology is not always compatible with the different settings in emerging societies with other geographic, economic, social, cultural, and political environments.... more...

  • Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Betterby Clive Thompson

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    From the ?Wired? and ?New York Times Magazine? contributor, a brilliant examination into how the internet is profoundly changing the way we think. more...

  • The Naked Futureby Patrick Tucker

    Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.00

    ?A thorough yet thoroughly digestible book on the ubiquity of data gathering and the unraveling of personal privacy.? ?Daniel Pink, author of Drive Thanks to recent advances in technology, prediction models for individual behavior grow more sophisticated by the day. Whether you?ll marry, commit a crime or fall victim to one, or contract a disease... more...