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9780062296009 | Harpercollins, October 27, 2015, cover price $28.99

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9780062296016 | Perennial, October 25, 2016, cover price $16.99

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9781504645768 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 27, 2015), cover price $39.99

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Product Description: The Digital Difference examines how the transition from the industrial-era media of one-way publishing and broadcasting to the two-way digital era of online search and social media has affected the dynamics of public life.In the digital age, fundamental beliefs about privacy and identity are subject to change, as is the formal legal basis of freedom of expression...read more

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9780674504936 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 6, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The Digital Difference examines how the transition from the industrial-era media of one-way publishing and broadcasting to the two-way digital era of online search and social media has affected the dynamics of public life.

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Product Description: Technology is even more than our world, our form of life, our civilization. Technology interacts with the world to change it. Philosophers need to seriously address the fluidity of a smartphone interface, the efficiency of a Dyson vacuum cleaner, or the familiar noise of an antique vacuum cleaner...read more

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9781138659346 | Routledge, April 27, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Technology is even more than our world, our form of life, our civilization.

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Product Description: Modern thought on economics and technology is no less magical than the world views of non-modern peoples. This book reveals how our ideas about growth and progress ignore how money and machines throughout history have been used to exploit less affluent parts of world society...read more

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9781137567864 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 23, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Modern thought on economics and technology is no less magical than the world views of non-modern peoples.

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9781504645751 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 27, 2015), cover price $59.99

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Product Description: Since 1900, the connections between art and technology with nature have become increasingly inextricable. Through a selection of innovative readings by international scholars, this book presents the first investigation of the intersections between art, technology and nature in post-medieval times...read more
By Jacob Wamberg (editor)

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9781472411723 | Ashgate Pub Co, September 8, 2015, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: Since 1900, the connections between art and technology with nature have become increasingly inextricable.

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Product Description: Humans 3.0Life for early humans wasn't easy. They may have been able to walk on two feet and create tools 4 million years ago, but they couldn't remember or communicate. Fortunately, people got smarter, and things got better. They remembered on-the-spot solutions and shared the valuable information of their experiences...read more

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9780008113391 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, July 2, 2015, cover price $14.80 | About this edition: Humans 3.
9780864928702 | Goose Lane Editions, February 10, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Life for early humans wasn't easy.
9780762787005 | Lyons Pr, January 6, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Our species is entering a new era.

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Product Description: This book introduces the capability approach – in which wellbeing, agency and justice are the core values – as a powerful normative lens to examine technology and its role in development. This approach attaches central moral importance to individual human capabilities, understood as effective opportunities people have to lead the kind of lives they have reason to value...read more

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9781138780576 | Routledge, May 18, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book introduces the capability approach – in which wellbeing, agency and justice are the core values – as a powerful normative lens to examine technology and its role in development.

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9781138780583 | Routledge, June 8, 2015, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This book introduces the capability approach – in which wellbeing, agency and justice are the core values – as a powerful normative lens to examine technology and its role in development.

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9781616960483 | Tachyon Pubns, October 1, 2011, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: "Mr. Browne uses his chosen elements to frame a wide-ranging look at scientific progress. It's also a lot of fun."―The Wall Street Journal The fascinating story of how seven elements―iron, carbon, gold, silver, uranium, titanium, and silicon―have changed modern life, for good and ill...read more

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9781605985404 | Pegasus Books, March 1, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The fascinating story of how seven elements―iron, carbon, gold, silver, uranium, titanium, and silicon―have changed modern life, for good and ill.

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9781605986913 | Pegasus Books, April 15, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Mr.

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Technology as Human Social Tradition outlines a novel approach to studying variability and cumulative change in human technology―prominent research themes in both archaeology and anthropology. Peter Jordan argues that human material culture is best understood as an expression of social tradition. In this approach, each artifact stands as an output of a distinctive operational sequence with specific choices made at each stage in its production. Jordan also explores different material culture traditions that are propagated through social learning, factors that promote coherent lineages of tradition to form, and the extent to which these cultural lineages exhibit congruence with one another and with language history. Drawing on the application of cultural transmission theory to empirical research, Jordan develops a descent-with-modification perspective on the technology of Northern Hemisphere hunter-gatherers. Case studies from indigenous societies in Northwest Siberia, the Pacific Northwest Coast, and Northern California provide cross-cultural insights related to the evolution of material culture traditions at different social and spatial scales. This book promises new ways of exploring some of the primary factors that generate human cultural diversity in the deep past and through to the present.

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9780520276925 | Univ of California Pr, November 6, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Technology as Human Social Tradition outlines a novel approach to studying variability and cumulative change in human technology―prominent research themes in both archaeology and anthropology.

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9780520276932 | Univ of California Pr, November 6, 2014, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: From mobile phones to surveillance cameras, from fracking to genetically modified food, we live in an age of intense debate about technology’s place in our culture. Culture and Technology is an essential guide to that debate and its fascinating history...read more

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9781433107757 | 2 edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, December 17, 2014), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: From mobile phones to surveillance cameras, from fracking to genetically modified food, we live in an age of intense debate about technology’s place in our culture.

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Product Description: This is a guide, in theory and in practice, to how current technological changes have impacted our interaction with texts and with each other. Henry Sussman rereads pivotal moments in literary, philosophical and cultural modernity as anticipating the cybernetic discourse that has increasingly defined theory since the computer revolution...read more

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9781472568823 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 18, 2014, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: This is a guide, in theory and in practice, to how current technological changes have impacted our interaction with texts and with each other.

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9781472568816 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 18, 2014, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: This is a guide, in theory and in practice, to how current technological changes have impacted our interaction with texts and with each other.

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Product Description: A leading thinker asks why “faster” is synonymous with “better” in our hurried world and suggests how to take control of our runaway lives We live in an ever-accelerating world: faster computers, markets, food, fashion, product cycles, minds, bodies, kids, lives...read more

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9780300206470 | Yale Univ Pr, October 28, 2014, cover price $28.50

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9780300216790 | Yale Univ Pr, October 27, 2015, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A leading thinker asks why “faster” is synonymous with “better” in our hurried world and suggests how to take control of our runaway lives We live in an ever-accelerating world: faster computers, markets, food, fashion, product cycles, minds, bodies, kids, lives.
9780345284976, titled "The Infinitive of Go" | Ballantine Books, June 1, 1980, cover price $1.95 | also contains The Infinitive of Go

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Product Description: The potential of virtual world technologies to improve teaching and learning has been recognized in recent years, creating new possibilities for teaching and learning processes, with virtual environments impacting the achievement of student learning and collaboration...read more

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9781466663510 | Idea Group Reference, August 31, 2014, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: The potential of virtual world technologies to improve teaching and learning has been recognized in recent years, creating new possibilities for teaching and learning processes, with virtual environments impacting the achievement of student learning and collaboration.

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Product Description: The essays in this volume discuss both the culture of technology that we live in today, and culture as technology. Within the chapters of the book cultures of technology and cultural technologies are discussed, focussing on a variety of examples, from varied national contexts...read more
By Goran Bolin (editor)

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9780415893114 | Routledge, May 16, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The essays in this volume discuss both the culture of technology that we live in today, and culture as technology.

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9781138811522 | Routledge, July 3, 2014, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: The essays in this volume discuss both the culture of technology that we live in today, and culture as technology.

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Product Description: This book is about the anthropic epoch and the extinction vortex we are witnessing. Currently a mass extinction of species is occuring. At the same time a mass extinction of languages and cultures is also occuring. These two mass exticntions, biological and cultural, are linked...read more

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9781612891385 | Hampton Pr, July 1, 2014, cover price $89.50 | About this edition: This book is about the anthropic epoch and the extinction vortex we are witnessing.

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9781612891392 | Hampton Pr, July 1, 2014, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: This book is about the anthropic epoch and the extinction vortex we are witnessing.

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Product Description: The advancement of technologies in the 20th century has radically transformed the interconnectedness of humans, science, and technology within an evolving society.Evolving Issues Surrounding Technoethics and Society in the Digital Age serves as an interdisciplinary base of scholarly contributions on the subject of technoethics, a field that deals with current and future problems that arise at the intersection of science, technological innovation, and human life and society...read more
By Rocci Luppicini (editor)

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9781466661226 | Idea Group Reference, June 30, 2014, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: The advancement of technologies in the 20th century has radically transformed the interconnectedness of humans, science, and technology within an evolving society.

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Product Description: The Polish writer Stanislaw Lem is best known to English-speaking readers as the author of the 1961 science fiction novel Solaris, adapted into a meditative film by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and remade in 2002 by Steven Soderbergh...read more
By Joanna Zylinska (trans)

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9780816675760 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 4, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The Polish writer Stanislaw Lem is best known to English-speaking readers as the author of the 1961 science fiction novel Solaris, adapted into a meditative film by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and remade in 2002 by Steven Soderbergh.

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9780816675777 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, January 1, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Polish writer Stanislaw Lem is best known to English-speaking readers as the author of the 1961 science fiction novel Solaris, adapted into a meditative film by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and remade in 2002 by Steven Soderbergh.

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Product Description: A fascinating exploration of the history of memory and human civilizationMemory makes us human. No other animal carries in its brain so many memories of such complexity nor so regularly revisits those memories for happiness, safety, and the accomplishment of complex tasks...read more

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9780312620318 | St Martins Pr, August 21, 2012, cover price $25.99

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9781250023230 | Griffin, December 17, 2013, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A fascinating exploration of the history of memory and human civilizationMemory makes us human.

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Product Description: What impact has technology had on cultural meanings, values, and symbols? This anthropological exploration shows how technologies produce novel and sometimes jarring realignments among cultural institutions.

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9781137342010 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 21, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: What impact has technology had on cultural meanings, values, and symbols?

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