The Real World of Technology
  • Author : Ursula Franklin
  • Release Date : 01 June 1999
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 13 : 9780887848919

The Real World of Technology Book Summary

In this expanded edition of her bestselling 1989 CBC Massey Lectures, renowned scientist and humanitarian Ursula M. Franklin examines the impact of technology upon our lives and addresses the extraordinary changes since The Real World of Technology was first published. In four new chapters, Franklin tackles contentious issues, such as the dilution of privacy and intellectual property rights, the impact of the current technology on government and governance, the shift from consumer capitalism to investment capitalism, and the influence of the Internet upon the craft of writing.

The Real World of Technology

The Real World of Technology

Author : Ursula Franklin
Publisher : House of Anansi
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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In this expanded edition of her bestselling 1989 CBC Massey Lectures, renowned scientist and humanitarian Ursula M. Franklin examines the impact of technology upon our lives and addresses the extraordinary changes since The Real World of Technology was first published. In four new chapters, Franklin tackles contentious issues, such as the ...

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Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Publisher : HarperCollins
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Publisher : W. W. Norton
Genre : Popular culture
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"In every chapter, Ferris and Stein use examples from everyday life and pop culture to draw students into thinking sociologically and to show the relevance of sociology to their relationships, jobs, and future goals. Data Workshops in every chapter give students a chance to apply theoretical concepts to their personal ...

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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
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A behind-the-scenes look at the seven strangers who were chosen to live together in a house in Paris contains gossip, drama, photographs, interviews, and the participants' original casting appearances....

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Publisher : Talonbooks Limited
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Publisher : Pembroke Publishers Limited
Genre : Education
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From focusing on meaning and technique to sharing and transforming texts, Reading in the Real World is full of simple yet effective ways to read all text forms with confidence. Strategies to use before, during, and after reading help students discover how meaning and technique work together in real-world texts. ...

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Publisher : Guilford Press
Genre : Psychology
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Helping beginning and experienced therapists cope with the myriad challenges of working in agencies, clinics, hospitals, and private practice, this book distills the leading theories and best practices in the field. The authors provide a clear approach to engaging diverse clients and building rapport; interweaving evidence-based techniques to meet therapeutic ...