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  • The Naked Futureby Patrick Tucker

    Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.00

    ?Contemplating the future?the very, very near future?of Big Data is by turns terrifying and exhilarating. Patrick Tucker captures both extremes and everything in between in this thorough yet thoroughly digestible book on the ubiquity of data gathering and the unraveling of personal privacy. This is a book powered by big ideas and enriched by expert... 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...

  • 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...

  • Technology and Society Readerby Peter B. Heller

    UPA 2012; US$ 26.99

    Peter B. Heller is the product of French, British, and American education at the secondary and advanced levels. He has had a diversified work experience in the cultural, publishing, and academic fields. He is currently a professor of government and politics at Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York, and has held adjunct positions at other universities.... more...

  • Our Robots, Ourselvesby David A. Mindell

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95

    From drones to Mars rovers?an exploration of the most innovative use of robots today and a provocative argument for the crucial role of humans in our increasingly technological future   In Our Robots, Ourselves, David Mindell offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the cutting edge of robotics today, debunking commonly held myths and exploring... 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...

  • 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...

  • Art, Technology, Consciousnessby Roy Ascott

    Intellect 2000; US$ 10.00

    Within a technological context, this volume addresses contemporary theories of consciousness, subjective experience, the creation of meaning and emotion, and relationships between cognition and location. Its focus is both on and beyond the digital culture, seeking to assimilate new ideas emanating from the physical sciences as well as embracing spiritual... more...

  • Nanoscaleby Nigel Cameron; M. Ellen Mitchell

    Wiley 2007; US$ 111.95

    Nigel M. de S. Cameron is Director of the Center on Nanotechnology and Society in the Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology.? He founded the journal Ethics & Medicine, has testified before the U.S. Congress, and has been a frequent commentator on network television, including appearances on ABC's Nightline, PBS's... 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...