Technology and the Future

ISBN-10: 0534602770
ISBN-13: 9780534602772
Edition: 10th 2006 (Revised)
Authors: Albert Teich
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Description: TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE offers an unsurpassed collection of readings on how technology shapes society while itself being shaped by social trends. It presents a balanced view, including critics of technology as well as technological enthusiasts. By  More...

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Book details

List price: $95.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/5/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE offers an unsurpassed collection of readings on how technology shapes society while itself being shaped by social trends. It presents a balanced view, including critics of technology as well as technological enthusiasts. By including both philosophical approaches, as well as discussions of such specific technologies as information technology and biotechnology, this text offers a unique and unparalleled overview of technology today.

Thinking About Technology
Does Improved Technology Mean Progress?
How Society Shapes Technology
The Technology of Shoelaces
Can Technology Replace Social Engineering?
Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer
Technology and the Tragic View
Do Artifacts Have Politics?
Feminist Perspectives on Technology
Futuring Methods
Debating Technology: 1960S Style
The Role of Technology in Society
Technology: The Opiate of the Intellectuals
Debating Technology: 21St Century Style
Why the Future Doesn't Need Us
A Response to Bill Joy and the Doom-and-Gloom Technofuturists
Promise and Peril
Dilemmas of New Technology: Terrorism and Civil Liberties
Terrorism and Brittle Technology
Technological Vulnerability
How to Protect Against and Prepare for Terrorist Attacks, The 9-11 Commission
Civil Liberties in a Time of Crisis
Dilemmas of New Technology: Bioethics
The Dark Side of the Genome
Remarks by the President on Stem Cell Research
Hard Cell: A Commentary on the President's Stem Cell Address
Dilemmas of New Technology: Global Climate Change
Modern Global Climate Change
The Bush Administration's Approach to Climate Change
Dilemmas of New Technology: Computers and Information
An Unforeseen Revolution: Computers and Expectations, 1935-1985
Computer Ethics
The Internet Under Siege
The Humpty Dumpty Problem
In the Age of the Smart Machine
The Logistics of Techno-War
Coda
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