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  • Don't Give Guns to Robotsby Adam Savage; Drew Curtis

    Penguin Books Ltd 2018; US$ 21.14

    We are now approaching a handful of new innovations whose adoption could truly alter society as we know it -- innovations that are already looming, like driverless cars, consumer 3-D printing and robot-led warfare. These technologies are now coming faster and more furious than at any other point in recorded history. After nearly twenty years of... 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 2018; US$ 53.95

    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$ 53.07

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Age of Spiritual Machinesby Ray Kurzweil

    Penguin Publishing Group 2000; US$ 20.00

    Ray Kurzweil is the inventor of the most innovative and compelling technology of our era, an international authority on artificial intelligence, and one of our greatest living visionaries. Now he offers a framework for envisioning the twenty-first century--an age in which the marriage of human sensitivity and artificial intelligence fundamentally... more...

  • The Essential Engineerby Henry Petroski

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    From the acclaimed author of The Pencil and To Engineer Is Human , The Essential Engineer is an eye-opening exploration of the ways in which science and engineering must work together to address our world’s most pressing issues, from dealing with climate change and the prevention of natural disasters to the development of efficient automobiles... more...

  • Technology's Promiseby William E. Halal

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 53.00

    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...