Geek Heresy

Author: Kentaro Toyama
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1610395298
Size: 24.24 MB
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By telling the moving stories of extraordinary people like Patrick Awuah, a Microsoft millionaire who left his lucrative engineering job to open Ghana's first liberal arts university, and Tara Sreenivasa, a graduate of a remarkable South ...

Geek Heresy

Author: Kentaro Toyama
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1610395298
Size: 20.78 MB
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By telling the moving stories of extraordinary people like Patrick Awuah, a Microsoft millionaire who left his lucrative engineering job to open Ghana's first liberal arts university, and Tara Sreenivasa, a graduate of a remarkable South ...

Geek Heresy

Author: Kentaro Toyama
Publisher: Public Affairs
ISBN: 9781610395281
Size: 12.13 MB
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Why then do we keep hoping that technology will solve our greatest social ills? In this incisive book, Toyama cures us of the manic rhetoric of digital utopians and reinvigorates us with a deeply people-centric view of social change.

Technologies Of Choice

Author: Dorothea Kleine
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262018209
Size: 47.19 MB
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Drawing on Amartya Sen's capabilities approach to development--which shifts the focus from economic growth to a more holistic, freedom-based idea of human development--Dorothea Kleine in Technologies of Choice? examines the relationship ...

Information Ecologies

Author: Bonnie A. Nardi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262640428
Size: 68.87 MB
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Like their biological coounterparts, information ecologies are diverse, continually evolving, and complex. Nardi and O'Day encourage the reader to become more aware of the ways people and technology are interrelated.

Reinventing Discovery

Author: Michael Nielsen
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691148902
Size: 46.26 MB
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A pioneer of quantum computing describes how the Internet and powerful new online tools are democratising and accelerating scientific discovery.

De Bug

Author: Raj Jayadev
Publisher: Heyday Books
ISBN: 9781597143196
Size: 10.75 MB
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The first collection of material from the organization that has brought attention to the other side of Silicon Valleys prosperity largely through revealing the stories of those just getting by.

Rebooting India

Author: Nandan Nilekani
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141978600
Size: 49.13 MB
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This book, based on the authors' collective experiences working with government, argues that technology can reshape our lives, in both the developing and developed world, and shows how this can be achieved.

Digital Humanitarians

Author: Patrick Meier
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482248409
Size: 11.68 MB
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This book charts the sudden and spectacular rise of Digital Humanitarians by sharing their remarkable, real-life stories, highlighting how their humanity coupled with innovative solutions to Big Data is changing humanitarian response ...