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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Humanities Computingby Dr Willard McCarty

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    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$ 107.95

    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$ 50.00

    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...

  • Textual Intercourseby Laura Saba

    Running Press 2009; US$ 12.95

    Forget instant messaging and e-mail?we are undergoing a text message revolution! Text messaging is the newest and preferred wave of communication for the younger demographic and the number one application of cell phones. The market is ripe for this relationship guide for texters! With this new trend come all kinds of questions and confusion concerning... more...

  • What Technology Wantsby Kevin Kelly

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 27.95

    "More thriller than primer, this is the best technology book I have ever read." -Nicholas Negroponte, author of Being Digital In this provocative book, one of today's most respected thinkers turns the conversation about technology on its head by viewing technology as a natural system, an extension of biological evolution. By mapping the behavior... more...

  • Beyond Humanby Elisabeth Malartre; Gregory Benford

    Tom Doherty Associates 2007; US$ 19.99

    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...

  • Probable Tomorrowsby Marvin Cetron; Owen Davies

    St. Martin's Press 1997; US$ 8.99

    A fascinating look at near-future advances, inventions, products, services, and everyday conveniences that will change how we live and work. Marvin Cetron and Owen Davies explore these changes and the impact they will have on everyday life. For example, by the year 2010: -Personal computers will offer the power of today's supermachines and artificial... more...