Social Aspects of Technology

e-books in Social Aspects of Technology category

Gender in Science and TechnologyGender in Science and Technology
by Waltraud Ernst (ed.) - Transcript-Verlag , 2014
What role does gender play in scientific research and the development of technologies? This book provides methodological expertise, research experiences and empirical results in the dynamic field of Science and Technology Studies.
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Rising Tide, Ebbing Fortune: Technology and ChangeRising Tide, Ebbing Fortune: Technology and Change
by Dario J. Toncich - Chrystobel Engineering , 1996
In this book, we examine the basic threads that form a complex mesh in which business and industry, in the developed world, must function. The basic threads are historical, political and technological but there are numerous other threads.
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Lentis: The Social Interface of TechnologyLentis: The Social Interface of Technology
- Wikibooks , 2011
'Lentis: The Social Interface of Technology' is a guidebook to the realm where technological phenomena and social phenomena intersect. If we think of technology and society as domains that overlap, the common domain they share is a lens in shape.
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New Achievements in Technology, Education and DevelopmentNew Achievements in Technology, Education and Development
by Safeeullah Soomro - InTech , 2010
This book focuses on the basic and applied research in the various fields of computer science and Engineering. Authors made efforts to provide theoretical as well as practical approaches to solve open problems through their elite research work.
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Tools for ThoughtTools for Thought
by Howard Rheingold - The MIT Press , 2000
Where will our new machines take us? Back in 1985, forward-thinking Howard Rheingold asked research pioneers to describe the nascent personal-computer revolution and its trajectory. The book is an excellent slice of retrospective 'futurism'.
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Moths to the Flame: The Seductions of Computer TechnologyMoths to the Flame: The Seductions of Computer Technology
by Gregory J. E. Rawlins - The MIT Press , 1997
The book is a mixture of futuristic prophecy and historical perspective covering all aspects of computer technology, some frightening, some fanciful. Rawlins reminds us that computers can only reflect the needs and values of their users.
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High-Tech Europe: The Politics of International CooperationHigh-Tech Europe: The Politics of International Cooperation
by Wayne Sandholtz - University of California Press , 1992
A study of cooperative efforts in the high-tech industries of Europe. Sandholtz examines why collaboration came late to these countries, how protective walls came down, how countries work together in economically sensitive areas.
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