Rise Of The Machines

Author: Thomas Rid
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393354959
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As lives offline and online merge ever more, it is easy to forget how we got here. Rise of the Machines reclaims the spectacular story of cybernetics, one of the twentieth century's pivotal ideas.

Rise Of The Machines

Author: Thomas Rid
ISBN: 9781911344100
Size: 75.70 MB
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Thomas Rid's revelatory history of cybernetics pulls together disparate threads in the history of technology: from the invention of radar and pilotless flying bombs in World War Two, to artificial intelligence, virtual reality, ...

Cyber War Will Not Take Place

Author: Thomas Rid
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199330638
Size: 57.94 MB
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"Published in the United Kingdom in 2013 by C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd"--Title page verso.

War 2 0 Irregular Warfare In The Information Age

Author: Thomas Rid
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313364710
Size: 45.80 MB
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War 2.0: Irregular Warfare in the Information Age argues that two intimately connected grassroots trends—the rise of insurgencies and the rise of the web—are putting modern armies under huge pressure to adapt new forms of ...

The Cybernetics Moment

Author: Ronald R. Kline
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421416719
Size: 43.36 MB
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This is a book for everyone to read, relish, and think about."—Choice "As a whole, the book presents a comprehensive in-depth retrospective analysis of the contribution of the American scientific school to the making, formation, and ...

Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Author: Eden Medina
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016494
Size: 39.92 MB
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A historical study of Chile's twin experiments with cybernetics and socialism, and what they tell us about the relationship of technology and politics.

Machine Dreams

Author: Philip Mirowski
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521775267
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This was the first cross-over book into the history of science written by an historian of economics.

The Nature Of The Machine And The Collapse Of Cybernetics

Author: Alcibiades Malapi-Nelson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319545175
Size: 69.41 MB
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This book is a philosophical exploration of the theoretical causes behind the collapse of classical cybernetics, as well as the lesson that this episode can provide to current emergent technologies.

Constructing A Social Science For Postwar America

Author: Steve J. Heims
Publisher: Mit Press
Size: 65.69 MB
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The subject of this book is the series of multidisciplinary conference, supported by the Macy Foundation and held between 1946 and 1953, to discuss a wide array of topics that eventually came to be called cybernetics.

Understanding Counterinsurgency

Author: Thomas Rid
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136976043
Size: 55.38 MB
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The volume is divided into three main sections: Doctrinal Origins: analysing the intellectual and historical roots of modern Western theory and practice Operational Aspects: examining the specific role of various military services in ...