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  • 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...

  • The Internet Trapby Ashesh Mukherjee

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2018; Not Available

    In The Internet Trap, Ashesh Mukherjee uses the latest research in consumer psychology to highlight five hidden costs of living online: too many temptations, too much information, too much customization, too many comparisons, and too little privacy. more...

  • Other Paradisesby Jessica Sequeira

    John Hunt Publishing 2018; US$ 9.99

    A collection of essays exploring imaginative responses to science and technology. more...

  • Perspectives on Classification in Synthetic Sciencesby Julia Bursten

    Taylor and Francis 2019; US$ 52.30

    It is the belief of many of this volume's contributing authors that contemporary conversations about scientific classification have stagnated by focusing centrally or solely on natural kinds, that is, kinds whose existence is not dependent on scientific processes of synthesis. Instead, the aim is to refocus conversations about kinds in this book via... more...

  • Visual Representations in Scienceby Nicola Mößner

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 52.30

    Visual representations (photographs, diagrams, etc.) play crucial roles in scientific processes. They help, for example, to communicate research results and hypotheses to scientific peers as well as to the lay audience. In genuine research activities they are used as evidence or as surrogates for research objects which are otherwise cognitively inaccessible.... more...

  • Just Technologyby Thomas J. Siller; Gearold Johnson

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2018; US$ 31.96

    To address the complexity of today's global challenges requires new ways of thinking. The idea that technology is always the best, maybe only, approach worth taking needs to be reconsidered. Sustainable approaches must also draw from non technological areas. To that end, this book introduces the idea of just technology by rephrasing the idea of just... more...

  • How To Do Nothingby Jenny Odell

    Melville House 2019; US$ 18.00

    Jaron Lanier meets John Muir in Jenny Odell's HOW TO DO NOTHING, an action plan for political resistance to the attention economy When the technologies we use every day collapse our experiences into 24/7 availability, platforms for personal branding, and products to be monetized, nothing can be quite so radical as . . . doing nothing. Here, Jenny... more...

  • From Models to Simulationsby Franck Varenne

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 52.30

    This book analyses the impact computerization has had on contemporary science and explains the origins, technical nature and epistemological consequences of the current decisive interplay between technology and science: an intertwining of formalism, computation, data acquisition, data and visualization and how these factors have led to the spread... more...

  • Nanoscaleby Nigel Cameron; M. Ellen Mitchell

    Wiley 2007; US$ 115.95 US$ 104.36

    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...