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Product Description: From drones to Mars rovers—an exploration of the most innovative use of robots today and a provocative argument for the crucial role of humans in our increasingly technological future In Our Robots, Ourselves, David Mindell offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the cutting edge of robotics today, debunking commonly held myths and exploring the rapidly changing relationships between humans and machines...read more
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9780525426974 | Viking Pr, October 13, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: From drones to Mars rovers—an exploration of the most innovative use of robots today and a provocative argument for the crucial role of humans in our increasingly technological future In Our Robots, Ourselves, David Mindell offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the cutting edge of robotics today, debunking commonly held myths and exploring the rapidly changing relationships between humans and machines.

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The Taking Sides Collection on McGraw-Hill Create™ includes current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. This Collection contains a multitude of current and classic issues to enhance and customize your course. You can browse the entire Taking Sides Collection on Create, or you can search by topic, author, or keywords. Each Taking Sides issues is thoughtfully framed with Learning Outcomes, an Issue Summary, an Introduction, and an Exploring the Issue section featuring Critical Thinking and Reflection, Is There Common Ground?, and Additional Resources and Internet References. Go to McGraw-Hill Create™ at www.mcgrawhillcreate.com, click on the "Collections" tab, and select The Taking Sides Collection to browse the entire Collection. Select individual Taking Sides issues to enhance your course, or access and select the entire Easton: Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Science, Technology, and Society, 11/e ExpressBook for an easy, pre-built teaching resource by clicking here. An online Instructor's Resource Guide with testing material is available for each Taking Sides volume. Using Taking Sides in the Classroom is also an excellent instructor resource. Visit the Create Central Online Learning Center at www.mhhe.com/createcentral for more details.
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9781259398940 | 12 edition (Dushkin Pub Group, September 11, 2015), cover price $65.70
9780078139574 | 11 edition (Dushkin Pub Group, August 30, 2013), cover price $62.48 | About this edition: The Taking Sides Collection on McGraw-Hill Create™ includes current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills.

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Product Description: This is a softcover version of the title released in 2011; there is no new material.The modern human animal spends upwards of 11 hours out of every 24 in a state of constant consumption. Not eating, but gorging on information ceaselessly spewed from the screens and speakers we hold dear...read more
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9781491933398 | Oreilly & Associates Inc, July 30, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: This is a softcover version of the title released in 2011; there is no new material.

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Product Description: This Critical Theory and Contemporary Society volume offers an original analysis of the role of the digital in today's society. It rearticulates critical theory by engaging it with the challenges of the digital revolution to show how the digital is changing the ways in which we lead our politics, societies, economies, media, and even private lives...read more
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9781441166395 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 16, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This Critical Theory and Contemporary Society volume offers an original analysis of the role of the digital in today's society.

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9781501310966 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 30, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This Critical Theory and Contemporary Society volume offers an original analysis of the role of the digital in today's society.

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Product Description: Communication and Control: Tools, Systems, and New Dimensions advocates a systems view of human communication in a time of intelligent, learning machines. This edited collection sheds new light on things as mundane yet still profoundly consequential (and seemingly “low-tech”) today as push buttons, pagers and telemarketing systems...read more
By Jim Thatcher (contributor)
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9780739198759 | Lexington Books, July 15, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Communication and Control: Tools, Systems, and New Dimensions advocates a systems view of human communication in a time of intelligent, learning machines.

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Product Description: An ordinary Utah college student named Reggie Shaw fatally strikes two rocket scientists while texting and driving. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Matt Richtel follows Reggie from the moment of the tragedy, through the police investigation, the state's groundbreaking prosecution, and ultimately, Reggie's wrenching admission of responsibility...read more
By Fred Berman (narrator)
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9780062400987 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, June 2, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: An ordinary Utah college student named Reggie Shaw fatally strikes two rocket scientists while texting and driving.

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Product Description: From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006...read more
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9780062284075 | Reprint edition (William Morrow & Co, June 2, 2015), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006.

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Product Description: From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006...read more
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9780062284068 | William Morrow & Co, September 23, 2014, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006.

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9780062350763 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, September 23, 2014), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: An ordinary Utah college student named Reggie Shaw fatally strikes two rocket scientists while texting and driving.

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Product Description: We live in an age of awesome technological potential. From nanotechnology to synthetic organisms, new technologies stand to revolutionize whole domains of human experience. But with awesome potential comes awesome risk: drones can deliver a bomb as readily as they can a new smartphone; makers and hackers can 3D-print guns as well as tools; and supercomputers can short-circuit Wall Street just as easily as they can manage your portfolio...read more
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9780465058624 | Basic Books, June 2, 2015, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: We live in an age of awesome technological potential.

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9780395342473, titled "Teaching With a Purpose" | Houghton Mifflin School, January 1, 1984, cover price $2.36 | also contains Teaching With a Purpose

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Product Description: The fantasy of a male creator constructing his perfect woman dates back to the Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea. Yet as technology has advanced over the past century, the figure of the lifelike manmade woman has become nearly ubiquitous, popping up in everything from Bride of Frankenstein to Weird Science to The Stepford Wives...read more
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9780813563381 | Rutgers Univ Pr, July 28, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The fantasy of a male creator constructing his perfect woman dates back to the Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea.

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9780813563374 | Rutgers Univ Pr, July 28, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The fantasy of a male creator constructing his perfect woman dates back to the Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea.

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Product Description: From the failings of the five-second rule to the truth about phone masts and nuclear power, kept up-to-date with an online resource, Science for Life is your guide to surviving and thriving in the modern world.Science plays a fundamental role in everyday lives—improving health, increasing life expectancy, and enhancing life experience...read more
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9781848318182 | Icon Books, May 19, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From the failings of the five-second rule to the truth about phone masts and nuclear power, kept up-to-date with an online resource, Science for Life is your guide to surviving and thriving in the modern world.

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Product Description: New York Times, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Discover bestselling author Steven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact…and fundamentally reshaped the world. Now he gathers the best of his best, updated and expanded upon, to guide readers on a mind-bending tour of the far frontier, and how these advances are radically transforming our lives...read more
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9780544456211 | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, May 12, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: New York Times, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Discover bestselling author Steven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact…and fundamentally reshaped the world.

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9781501230738 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, May 12, 2015), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: New York Times, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Discover bestselling author Steven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact…and fundamentally reshaped the world.
9781501230615 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, May 12, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: New York Times, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Discover bestselling author Steven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact…and fundamentally reshaped the world.

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Product Description: Edited by three of the world s leading authorities on the psychology of technology, this new handbook provides a thoughtful and evidence-driven examination of contemporary technology s impact on society and human behavior. * Includes contributions from an international array of experts in the field * Features comprehensive coverage of hot button issues in the psychology of technology, such as social networking, Internet addiction and dependency, Internet credibility, multitasking, impression management, and audience reactions to media * Reaches beyond the more established study of psychology and the Internet, to include varied analysis of a range of technologies, including video games, smart phones, tablet computing, etc...read more
By L. Mark Carrier (editor)
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9781118772027 | Blackwell Pub, May 26, 2015, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: Edited by three of the world s leading authorities on the psychology of technology, this new handbook provides a thoughtful and evidence-driven examination of contemporary technology s impact on society and human behavior.

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Product Description: A New York Times Science BestsellerWhat are the jobs of the future? How many will there be? And who will have them? We might imagine—and hope—that today’s industrial revolution will unfold like the last: even as some jobs are eliminated, more will be created to deal with the new innovations of a new era...read more
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9780465059997 | Basic Books, May 5, 2015, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Science BestsellerWhat are the jobs of the future?

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9781480574724 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, May 5, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In a world of self-driving cars and big data, smart algorithms and Siri, we know that artificial intelligence is getting smarter every day.
9781480574779 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, May 5, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In a world of self-driving cars and big data, smart algorithms and Siri, we know that artificial intelligence is getting smarter every day.

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9780382395680, titled "The Birth of a Whale" | Silver Burdett Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $5.00 | also contains The Birth of a Whale | About this edition: Beautiful full-color artwork portrays the process of a mother whale giving birth to her child in the shadowy sea while the father whale sings along her side to comfort her, in a study based on the latest scientific information.

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Product Description: In the tradition of Who Owns the Future, an MIT Media Lab scientist imagines how everyday objects can intuit our needs, improve our lives, and form “an ethereal interconnection of gadgets and human desires that...will pervade our lives in the very near future” (The Wall Street Journal)...read more
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9780397550531, titled "A Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking/a Guide to Clinical Thinking" | 6th edition (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, January 1, 1995), cover price $59.95 | also contains A Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking/a Guide to Clinical Thinking | About this edition: This is a physical examination text with a history taking and interviewing component that provides a presentation of exam techniques and examples of abnormalities.

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9781476725642 | Reprint edition (Scribner, April 28, 2015), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: In the tradition of Who Owns the Future, an MIT Media Lab scientist imagines how everyday objects can intuit our needs, improve our lives, and form “an ethereal interconnection of gadgets and human desires that.

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Product Description: Are your kids unable to step away from the screens?  Here is a practical, step-by-step guide that gives parents the tools to teach children, from toddlers to teens, how to gain control of their technology use. As children spend more of their time on tablets and smartphones, using apps specially engineered to capture their attention, parents are concerned about the effects of so much technology use--and feel powerless to intervene...read more
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9781611802177 | Shambhala Pubns, April 28, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Are your kids unable to step away from the screens?
9780380017737, titled "A Slaver's Log Book: Or, 20 Years' Residence in Africa" | Avon Books, July 1, 1982, cover price $2.75 | also contains A Slaver''s Log Book: Or, 20 Years'' Residence in Africa

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Product Description: This collection of essays explores the interfaces between new information technologies and their impact on contemporary culture, and recent transformations in capitalist production. From a transnational frame, the essays investigate some of the key facets of contemporary global capitalism: the ascendance of finance capital, and the increasing importance of immaterial labor (understood here as a post-Fordist notion of work that privileges the art of communication, affect, and virtuosity)...read more
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9781138879560 | Routledge, April 9, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This collection of essays explores the interfaces between new information technologies and their impact on contemporary culture, and recent transformations in capitalist production.

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Product Description: Between tweets, likes, comments, blogs, videos and images, today’s customer is estimated to generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day. How can marketers utilize the ever-increasing amount of data to better understand and interact with their customers? This book offers advice on how to interpret and incorporate data into an organization’s overall marketing strategy...read more
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9780749472115 | 1 edition (Kogan Page Ltd, March 28, 2015), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Between tweets, likes, comments, blogs, videos and images, today’s customer is estimated to generate 2.

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Product Description: How does our fascination with technology intersect with the religious imagination? In TechGnosis—a cult classic now updated and reissued with a new afterword—Erik Davis argues that while the realms of the digital and the spiritual may seem worlds apart, esoteric and religious impulses have in fact always permeated (and sometimes inspired) technological communication...read more
By Eugene Thacker (foreword by)
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9781583949306, titled "TechGnosis: Myth, Magic & Mysticism in the Age of Information" | North Atlantic Books, March 17, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: How does our fascination with technology intersect with the religious imagination?
9780373292547, titled "Highland Sword" | Harlequin Books, March 1, 2003, cover price $5.25 | also contains Highland Sword | About this edition: Paperback Book

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLEROne of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you—and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than ever imagined...read more
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9780385539005 | Doubleday, February 24, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLEROne of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you—and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than ever imagined.

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Product Description: “A thorough yet thoroughly digestible book on the ubiquity of data gathering and the unraveling of personal privacy.” —Daniel Pink, author of DriveThanks to recent advances in technology, prediction models for individual behavior grow more sophisticated by the day...read more
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9781591845867 | Penguin Group USA, March 6, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: An in-depth look at the future of the future.

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9781591847700 | Penguin Group USA, February 24, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “A thorough yet thoroughly digestible book on the ubiquity of data gathering and the unraveling of personal privacy.

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLEROne of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you—and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than ever imagined...read more
By Robertson Dean (narrator) and Marc Goodman
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9780804193030 | Unabridged edition (Random House, February 24, 2015), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLEROne of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you—and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than ever imagined.

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Product Description: The rapid advancement of technology has led to an explosion of speculative theories about what the future of humankind may look like. These "technological futurisms" have arisen from significant advances in the fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology and are drawing growing scrutiny from the philosophical and theological communities...read more
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9781138826335 | Routledge, December 23, 2014, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The rapid advancement of technology has led to an explosion of speculative theories about what the future of humankind may look like.

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Product Description: Why do people who perform largely the same type of work make different technology choices in the workplace? An automotive design engineer working in India, for example, finds advanced information and communication technologies essential, allowing him to work with far-flung colleagues; a structural engineer in California relies more on paper-based technologies for her everyday work; and a software engineer in Silicon Valley operates on multiple digital levels simultaneously all day, continuing after hours on a company-supplied home computer and network connection...read more
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9780262028424 | Mit Pr, January 23, 2015, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Why do people who perform largely the same type of work make different technology choices in the workplace?

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Product Description: •Are you a parent looking to make sense of a daunting digital world, with new technical challenges appearing daily?• Feel you’re not keeping up with the demands of technology?• Feel you’re not keeping up with your children’s use of social media?• Worried it’s getting harder to keep your children safe in the digital world? Tech-Savvy Parenting brings together the experience, research, observations and advice of respected parenting expert Nikki Bush, and leading technology commentator Arthur Goldstuck...read more
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9781920434908 | Midpoint Trade Books Inc, March 13, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: •Are you a parent looking to make sense of a daunting digital world, with new technical challenges appearing daily?

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