Impact of science & technology on society

    Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

    By Rhodri Evans

    Paperback £10.85

    The moving stories of ten remarkable women who transformed science, and changed the world.

    Future Automation: Changes To Lives And To Businesses

    By Russell Walker

    Paperback £29.66

    This book describes the coming disruptions caused by autonomous systems AS, which are unique blends of AI, big data and the Internet of Things IoT. An example of an AS is a driverless car. Big data is the key element here that is still receiving scant attention as compared to...

    Global Crisis And Sustainability Technologies

    Paperback £29.66

    Global Crisis and Sustainability Technologies is a nontechnical introduction and overview of the current 'politico-engineering' - politically initiated engineering - intended for an international relationship. The book focuses specifically on technologies for crisis and societal sustainability in response to natural disasters, infectious diseases, enormous accidents, terrorist or criminal incidents, war...

    Social Networks in China

    By Barry Ip

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    Social Networks in China provides an in-depth guide to Chinese social networks, covering behaviors, usage, key issues, and future developments. Chinese scholarship and cultural idiosyncrasies in technology remain a relatively under-researched area. While such issues may be sporadically reported in popular media, it is often difficult to obtain a true...

    Utopia Is Creepy: And Other Provocations

    By Nicholas Carr

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    Trenchant writing from a Pulitzer Prize finalist that dissects our obsession with technological utopia and looks towards a smarter future.

    Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology

    By Edward Ashford Lee

    Hardback £17.43

    How humans and technology evolve together in a creative partnership. In this book, Edward Ashford Lee makes a bold claim: that the creators of digital technology have an unsurpassed medium for creativity. Technology has advanced to the point where progress seems limited not by physical constraints but the human imagination....

    Irresistible

    By Adam Alter

    Paperback £7.85

    Attention spans are decreasing as our time spent glued to our screens are increasing, negatively affecting our ability to relax, sleep, develop relationships and achieve meaningful goals.

    Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual New Media

    By Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

    Paperback £11.45

    What it means when media moves from the new to the habitual-when our bodies become archives of supposedly obsolescent media, streaming, updating, sharing, saving.

    For Fun and Profit: A History of the Free and Open Source Software Revolution

    By Christopher J. Tozzi

    Hardback £16.86

    The free and open source software movement, from its origins in hacker culture, through the development of GNU and Linux, to its commercial use today.

    Supercell\'s Supercell Featuring Hatsune Miku

    By Keisuke Yamada

    Paperback Save £2.04 = £15.96

    The lead singer on Supercell's eponymous first album is Hatsune Miku-a Vocaloid character created by Crypton Future Media with voice synthesizers. A virtual superstar, over 100,000 songs, uploaded mostly by fans, are attributed to her. Supercell is a Japanese creator music group with the composer Ryo leading ten artists, who...

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