Geek Heresy

Author: Kentaro Toyama
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1610395298
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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: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1610395298
Size: 37.30 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: 71.77 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.

The Unpersuadables Adventures With The Enemies Of Science

Author: Will Storr
Publisher: The Overlook Press
ISBN: 1468309811
Size: 46.57 MB
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Using a unique mix of highly personal memoir, investigative journalism, and the latest research from neuroscience and experimental psychology, Storr reveals how the stories we tell ourselves about the world invisibly shape our beliefs, and ...

Technologies Of Choice

Author: Dorothea Kleine
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262018209
Size: 48.64 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: 28.38 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.

A Culture Of Improvement

Author: Robert Douglas Friedel
Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN:
Size: 27.71 MB
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The most comprehensive attempt to tell the story of Western technology in many years, engagingly written and lavishly illustrated, A Culture of Improvement documents the ways in which the drive for improvement has shaped our modern world.

De Bug

Author: Raj Jayadev
Publisher: Heyday Books
ISBN: 9781597143196
Size: 46.58 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.

Words Onscreen

Author: Naomi S. Baron
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199315760
Size: 20.31 MB
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Discusses the rise of e-readers and how their popularity is affecting the way people read books, the way people write books, and what might be lost if reading goes entirely digital.