The Friendly Orange Glow

Author: Brian Dear
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 1101871563
Size: 21.40 MB
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The remarkable, untold story of PLATO, the computer program and platform created in the 1960s that marked the true beginning of cyberculture—a book that will rewrite the history of computing and the Internet At a time when Steve Jobs was ...

Failure To Connect

Author: Jane M. Healy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684865203
Size: 17.82 MB
Format: PDF
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Failure to Connect is the first book to link children's technology use to important new findings about stages of child development and brain maturation, which are clearly explained throughout.

The Power Of Knowledge

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300167954
Size: 15.60 MB
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A thought-provoking analysis of how the acquisition and utilization of information has determined the course of history over the past five centuries and shaped the world as we know it todaydiv /DIV

The Mercury 13

Author: Martha Ackmann
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1588360377
Size: 78.33 MB
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A provocative tribute to these extraordinary women, The Mercury 13 is an unforgettable story of determination, resilience, and inextinguishable hope. From the Hardcover edition.

Making Sense Of Science

Author: Cornelia Dean
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674059697
Size: 44.84 MB
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Cornelia Dean draws on her 30 years as a science journalist with the New York Times to expose the flawed reasoning and knowledge gaps that handicap readers when they try to make sense of science.

China Pop

Author: Jianying Zha
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 159558756X
Size: 42.82 MB
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What China Pop so brilliantly chronicles is the commercialization of China's cultural world and the anxiety that change is causing in China's intellectuals." —Christian Science Monitor "By far the best book on Chinese urban culture after ...

Shopping Mall

Author: Matthew Newton
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501314815
Size: 49.31 MB
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Part memoir and part case study, Shopping Mall examines the modern mythology of the mall and shows that, more than a collection of stores, it is a place of curiosity, ritual, and fantasy.

Teleliteracy

Author: David Bianculli
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815606536
Size: 30.29 MB
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The phenomena of television is examined, from the historical context and television as an art form to television in various aspects of modern society such as TV in the classroom and on the battlefield.

Hacker Hoaxer Whistleblower Spy

Author: Gabriella Coleman
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1781685843
Size: 67.21 MB
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Here is the ultimate book on the worldwide movement of hackers, pranksters, and activists that operates under the non-name Anonymous, by the writer the Huffington Post says “knows all of Anonymous’ deepest, darkest secrets.” Half a ...

The Unreality Industry

Author: Ian I. Mitroff
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195083989
Size: 40.45 MB
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Fortells the trend that mass media outlets are helping to blur the line between reality and fantasy.