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- Random House 2015; US$ 31.98
Winner of the Jerwood Prize A constellation of everyday digital phenomena is rewiring our inner lives. We are increasingly coaxed from the third-dimensional containment of our pre-digital selves into a wonderful and eerie fourth dimension, a world of ceaseless communication, instant information and global connection. Our portals to this... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 28.99
We live in an age of awesome technological potential. From nanotechnology to synthetic organisms, new technologies stand to revolutionize whole domains of human experience. But with awesome potential comes awesome risk: drones can deliver a bomb as readily as they can a new smartphone; makers and hackers can 3D-print guns as well as tools; and supercomputers... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 33.39
Zwischen den neuen Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien und der zunehmend geforderten Balance von Erwerbsarbeits- und Privatleben bestehen komplexe Zusammenhänge. Neue digitale Formen von Kommunikation, die besonders durch das Web 2.0 möglich geworden sind, führen zu einer zunehmenden Flexibilisierung von Arbeit. Sie bedeutet einerseits Arbeitsintensivierung,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This book examines the extent to which the insights of STS can be used to analyse the role of architecture in and for social life. The contributions examine the question of whether architecture ? and thus materiality as a whole ? has agency. The book also proposes a theoretical and methodological approach on how to research architecture's agency. more...
- PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 27.99
In 2004, Kentaro Toyama, an award-winning computer scientist, moved to India to start a new research group for Microsoft. Its mission: to explore novel technological solutions to the world?s persistent social problems. Together with his team, he invented electronic devices for under-resourced urban schools and developed digital platforms for remote... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 28.99
What are the jobs of the future? How many will there be? And who will have them? We might imagine—and hope—that today?s industrial revolution will unfold like the last: even as some jobs are eliminated, more will be created to deal with the new innovations of a new era. In Rise of the Robots , Silicon Valley entrepreneur Martin Ford argues that this... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99
Pundits on both the right and the left often portray religion and feminism as inherently incompatible, as opposing forces in American culture. Transforming the Faiths of Our Fathers seeks to dispel that notion by asking sixteen well-known religious figures to tell the story of how they became involved in the women's movement. Their work-much of it... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2015; US$ 44.99
eGirls, eCitizens is a landmark work that explores the many forces that shape girls? and young women?s experiences of privacy, identity, and equality in our digitally networked society. Drawing on the multi-disciplinary expertise of a remarkable team of leading Canadian and international scholars, as well as Canada?s foremost digital literacy organization,... more...
- Open Court 2015; US$ 19.95
In Steve Jobs and Philosophy sixteen philosophers take a close look at the inspiring yet often baffling world of Steve Jobs. What can we learn about business ethics from the example of Jobs? What are the major virtues of a creative innovator? How could Jobs successfully defy and challenge conventional business practices? How did Jobs combine... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2015; Not Available
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER From the visionary head of Google's innovative People Operations comes a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work-and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring that they succeed. "We spend more time working than doing... more...