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  • Jenseits des Laborsby Florian Hoof; Eva-Maria Jung; Ulrich Salaschek

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.60

    Wie verändert sich Wissen, wenn es spezifische Entstehungskontexte - wie etwa das Labor - verlässt und in Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft adaptiert wird? Dieses Buch führt Beiträge unterschiedlicher Fachgebiete zusammen, die Transferprozesse von Wissen in den Blick nehmen - innerhalb von Laborsystemen sowie an Schnittstellen zu anderen Wissenschaftsbereichen... more...

  • Learning on the Blogby Willard (Will) H. Richardson

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 28.95

    Education reform: We don?t need better, we need different Today?s students are immersed in the digital age, but can our educational system keep up? Best-selling author Will Richardson's comprehensive collection of posts from his acclaimed blog,  weblogg-ed.com , spells out the educational reform we must achieve. The book?s entries present a multifaceted... more...

  • The Master Algorithmby Pedro Domingos

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 31.98

    A spell-binding quest for the one algorithm capable of deriving all knowledge from data, including a cure for cancer Society is changing, one learning algorithm at a time, from search engines to online dating, personalized medicine to predicting the stock market. But learning algorithms are not just about Big Data - these algorithms take raw data... more...

  • Media and Political Contestation in the Contemporary Arab Worldby Lena Jayyusi; Anne Sofie Roald

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Much has been made of the role of various media in the shaping of conflicts and political agendas in today's Arab world. This volume examines this topic with interdisciplinary contributions that range across media studies, anthroplogy, religious studies, and political science and explore both new and older media forms. more...

  • Mediatized Worldsby Andreas Hepp; Friedrich Krotz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Combining empirical studies and theoretical reflections, the volume offers a well-founded approach to the growing influence of media on our present lives. more...

  • Nanoscaleby Nigel Cameron; M. Ellen Mitchell

    Wiley 2007; US$ 111.95

    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...

  • Network Governance of Global Religionsby Michel S. Laguerre

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This study seeks to explain three models of network governance embedded in digital practices that the mainstream monotheistic religions?Judaism, Catholic Christianity, and Islam?have used to lead and manage the worldwide distribution of their local nodes, exploring the connection between network governance and its digital embeddedness and showing... more...

  • Neue Technologien in der Gesellschaftby Christian Kehrt; Peter Schüßler; Marc-Denis Weitze

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.60

    Nicht erst seit Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts stehen »Neue Technologien« im Fokus der Öffentlichkeit. Von der Kernenergie über die Mikroelektronik bis hin zur Bio- und Nanotechnologie und dem Internet scheinen sie die Möglichkeitshorizonte moderner Gesellschaften zu definieren. Die Debatten um »Neue Technologien« erlauben deshalb Einblick in zentrale... more...

  • Notes from the Startup Wilderness: Discovery Engines, Big Data Mining, Social Commerce, and Other Trends in Today's Startupsby Semil Shah

    Hyperink 2012; US$ 4.95

    Many years ago, after graduating college, I came home before moving to NYC, wondering how I would scrounge together the money for the first month?s rent and security deposit so my friends and I could all live together in the Big Apple. I had one month to get the cash, and instead of going out for traditional, hourly-wage work, I decided to go through... more...

  • Postnukleare Handlungstheorieby Diego Compagna

    transcript 2015; US$ 38.16

    Vor dem Hintergrund einer kritischen Rekonstruktion soziologischer Theoriebildung entwickelt Diego Compagna ein Akteurmodell für Cyborgs, das insbesondere auf die Differenz von Subjekt und Akteur abhebt. Die wissenssoziologisch inspirierte Rekonstruktion und das daraus abgeleitete Akteurmodell legen zugleich offen, dass die Soziologie immer auch Ungleichheit... more...