Gender in Science and Technology
by Waltraud Ernst (ed.)
Publisher: Transcript-Verlag 2014
Number of pages: 244
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. Topics range from the design of information and communication technologies, epistemologies of biology and chemistry to teaching mathematics and professional processes in engineering.
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by Gregory J. E. Rawlins - The MIT Press
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.
by Wayne Sandholtz - University of California Press
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.
by Howard Rheingold - The MIT Press
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'.
by Martin Ford - Acculant
This groundbreaking book by a computer engineer and entrepreneur shows how accelerating technology is likely to have a highly disruptive influence on our economy in the near future, and may well already be a factor in the current global crisis.