The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262036368
Size: 78.86 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: 73.62 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: 22.88 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: 33.40 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.

Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Author: Eden Medina
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016494
Size: 65.14 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.

Technology Matters

Author: David E. Nye
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262250748
Size: 68.43 MB
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Perhaps this is because we are intimate with devices and machines from an early age -- as children, we play with technological toys: trucks, cars, stoves, telephones, model railroads, Playstations.

Net Smart

Author: Howard Rheingold
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300729
Size: 62.88 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.

Zero To One

Author: Peter Thiel
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 080413930X
Size: 40.17 MB
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In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things.