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  • Chronopoeticsby Wolfgang Ernst; Anthony Enns

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 47.99

    An abridged and translated edition of two of Wolfgang Ernst’s major works, representing the ambitious claim of a comprehensive knowledge-oriented analysis of media tempor(e)alities. more...

  • Citizens and Nationby Gerald Friesen

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2000; Not Available

    Friesen links the media studies of Harold Innis to the social history of recent decades. The result is a framework for Canadian history as told by ordinary people. more...

  • Future Mindsby Richard Watson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 15.99

    Drawing on the latest research, this book looks at the ways that screen culture is shaping the future and changing the way we think. Future Minds asks: are we becoming addicted to data and how do we go about starting a digital diet, urgently? You'll find thought-provoking and practical suggestions about reclaiming the space and time to think deeply. more...

  • The Problem with Education Technology (Hintby Ben Fink; Robin Brown

    Utah State University Press 2016; US$ 4.99

    Education is in crisis—at least, so we hear. And at the center of this crisis is technology. New technologies like computer-based classroom instruction, online K–12 schools, MOOCs (massive open online courses), and automated essay scoring may be our last great hope—or the greatest threat we have ever faced. In The Problem with Education Technology... more...

  • Engineering and Societyby George Catalano; Caroline Baillie

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2009; US$ 44.00

    Part II: Engineering Decisions in the 21st Century Engineers work in an increasingly complex entanglement of ideas, people, cultures, technology, systems and environments. Today, decisions made by engineers often have serious implications for not only their clients but for society as a whole and the natural world. Such decisions may potentially influence... more...

  • Engineering and Societyby Caroline Baillie; George Catalano

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2009; US$ 44.00

    Engineers work in an increasingly complex entanglement of ideas, people, cultures, technology, systems and environments. Today, decisions made by engineers often have serious implications for not only their clients but for society as a whole and the natural world. Such decisions may potentially influence cultures, ways of living, as well as alter ecosystems... more...

  • Alone Togetherby Sherry Turkle

    Basic Books 2017; US$ 24.00

    "Savvy and insightful." -- New York Times Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall prey to the illusion of companionship, gathering thousands of Twitter and Facebook friends, and confusing tweets and wall posts with authentic communication. But this relentless connection leads to a deep solitude. MIT professor... more...

  • Mindlessby Simon Head

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 36.00

    We live in the age of Computer Business Systems (CBSs)the highly complex, computer-intensive management programs on which large organizations increasingly rely. In Mindless , Simon Head argues that these systems have come to trump human expertise, dictating the goals and strategies of a wide array of businesses, and de-skilling the jobs of middle... more...

  • Cyber Shadowsby Carolyn Nordstrom; Lisa Carlson

    Corby Books 2014; US$ 8.99

    Cyber Shadows is a tour de horizon of the digital world's dark places, the threats and innovations in cybercrime, espionage, and surveillance - and new attacks moving beyond identity theft to hacking our behavioral patterns, brains, and DNA to buy and sell as lucrative business. The implications are staggering: from coercion to the end of the sovereign... 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...