The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262036368
Size: 34.20 MB
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This book is about those encounters -- in particular thousands of Chinese characters versus the typewriter and its QWERTY keyboard.

Coming To Terms With The Nation

Author: Thomas Mullaney
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520262786
Size: 39.75 MB
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Studies China's "Ethnic classification project" (minzu shibie) of 1954, conducted in Yunnan province.

Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035545
Size: 16.63 MB
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How Britain lost its early dominance in computing by systematically discriminating against its most qualified workers: women.

Reckoning With Matter

Author: Matthew L. Jones
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022641163X
Size: 72.36 MB
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In Reckoning with Matter, Matthew L. Jones draws on the remarkably extensive and well-preserved records of the quest to explore the concrete processes involved in imagining, elaborating, testing, and building calculating machines.

Philosophers Sufis And Caliphs

Author: Ali Humayun Akhtar
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107182018
Size: 15.17 MB
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This book investigates the relationship between government and religion in Middle Eastern history from Morocco to Egypt and Iraq.

Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Author: Eden Medina
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016494
Size: 51.61 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.

Once Upon An Algorithm

Author: Martin Erwig
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262036634
Size: 25.11 MB
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This engaging book explains computation accessibly and shows its relevance to daily life. Something to think about next time we execute the algorithm of getting up in the morning.

Net Smart

Author: Howard Rheingold
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300729
Size: 25.31 MB
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In Net Smart, cyberculture expert Howard Rheingold shows us how to use social media intelligently, humanely, and, above all, mindfully.