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Waste Is Information Infrastructure Legibility and Governance by Dietmar (Assistant Professor, Northeastern University) Offenhuber, Carlo (Director, Professor, MIT) Ratti Waste Is Information Infrastructure Legibility and Governance
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Waste is material information. Landfills are detailed records of everyday consumption and behavior; much of what we know about the distant past we know from discarded objects unearthed by archaeologists and interpreted by historians. And yet the systems and infrastructures...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Bored and Brilliant How Time Spent Doing Nothing Changes Everything by Manoush Zomorodi Bored and Brilliant How Time Spent Doing Nothing Changes Everything

Being bored is bad, right? We'll certainly do anything to avoid it and with smartphones we need never be bored again, as we reply to our emails 24 hours a day, tweet as we watch TV, watch TV as we...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Bioinformation by Bronwyn Parry, Dr. Beth Greenhough Bioinformation
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From DNA sequences stored on computer databases to archived forensic samples and biomedical records, bioinformation comes in many forms. Its unique provenance - the fact that it is `mined' from the very fabric of the human body makes it a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Bioinformation by Bronwyn Parry, Dr. Beth Greenhough Bioinformation
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From DNA sequences stored on computer databases to archived forensic samples and biomedical records, bioinformation comes in many forms. Its unique provenance - the fact that it is `mined' from the very fabric of the human body makes it a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2017

Updating to Remain the Same Habitual New Media by Wendy Hui Kyong (Professor, Brown University) Chun Updating to Remain the Same Habitual New Media
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New media -- we are told -- exist at the bleeding edge of obsolescence. We thus forever try to catch up, updating to remain the same. Meanwhile, analytic, creative, and commercial efforts focus exclusively on the next big thing: figuring...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Science and the City The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis by Laurie Winkless Science and the City The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

Cities are a big deal. More people now live in them than don't, and with a growing world population, the urban jungle is only going to get busier in the coming decades. But how often do we stop to think...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Technically Together Reconstructing Community in a Networked World by Taylor (Assistant Professor of Social Science, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology) Dotson Technically Together Reconstructing Community in a Networked World
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If social interaction by social media has become the modern front porch (as one sociologist argues), offering richer and more various contexts for community and personal connection, why do we often feel lonelier after checking Facebook? For one thing, as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Dr. Jo Hedesan The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

More than a classic work on the history and philosophy of science, Kuhn's 1962 book is considered by many to be one of the greatest works of the 20th century. Kuhn helped change the way everyone looks at science.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

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World Without Mind by Franklin Foer World Without Mind

Tracing the intellectual history of computer science, the author exposes the dark underpinnings of our most idealistic dreams for technology. The corporate ambitions of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon, he argues, are trampling longstanding liberal values, especially intellectual property and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Who Can You Trust? How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could Drive Us Apart by Rachel Botsman Who Can You Trust? How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could Drive Us Apart

If you can't trust those in charge, who can you trust?From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions is at an all-time low. But this isn't the age of distrust -- far from it. In this revolutionary book,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Artificial Intelligence by Richard Urwin Artificial Intelligence


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Open Space The Global Effort for Open Access to Environmental Satellite Data by Mariel (Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology) Borowitz Open Space The Global Effort for Open Access to Environmental Satellite Data
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Key to understanding and addressing climate change is continuous and precise monitoring of environmental conditions. Satellites play an important role in collecting climate data, offering comprehensive global coverage that can't be matched by in situ observation. And yet, as Mariel...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Dr. Jo Hedesan The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

More than a classic work on the history and philosophy of science, Kuhn's 1962 book is considered by many to be one of the greatest works of the 20th century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Chinese Social Opinion and Crisis Management by Yungeng Xie Chinese Social Opinion and Crisis Management

This book focuses on Chinese society in the environment created by new media. It offers insights into Chinese public opinion for an international readership, and to promote the media literacy and crisis coping capacity of all social sectors by integrating...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/07/2017

Hollyweird Science: The Next Generation From Spaceships to Microchips by Kevin R. Grazier, Stephen Cass Hollyweird Science: The Next Generation From Spaceships to Microchips
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Informative, entertaining and upbeat, this book continues Grazier and Cass's exploration of how technology, science, and scientists are portrayed in Hollywood productions. Both big and small-screen productions are featured and their science content illuminated-first by the authors and subsequently by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2017

The Inevitable Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future by Kevin Kelly The Inevitable Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future


Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

Radical Technologies The Design of Everyday Life by Adam Greenfield Radical Technologies The Design of Everyday Life

A field manual to the technologies that are changing our lives at bewildering speed
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Pinpoint How GPS is Changing Our World by Greg Milner Pinpoint How GPS is Changing Our World

Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary global utility which is omnipresent, universal, and available to all: the Global Positioning System (GPS). A network of twenty-four satellites and their monitoring stations on Earth, it makes possible almost...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Global Crisis and Sustainability Technologies by Kenji Uchino Global Crisis and Sustainability Technologies

Global Crisis and Sustainability Technologies is a nontechnical introduction and overview of the current 'politico-engineering' - politically initiated engineering - intended for an international relationship. The book focuses specifically on technologies for crisis and societal sustainability in response to natural...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Global Crisis and Sustainability Technologies by Kenji Uchino Global Crisis and Sustainability Technologies

Global Crisis and Sustainability Technologies is a nontechnical introduction and overview of the current 'politico-engineering' - politically initiated engineering - intended for an international relationship. The book focuses specifically on technologies for crisis and societal sustainability in response to natural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Will Robots Take Your Job?: A Plea for Consensus by Nigel M. de S. Cameron Will Robots Take Your Job?: A Plea for Consensus

The trend that began with ATMs and do-it-yourself checkouts is moving at lightning speed. Everything from driving to teaching to the care of the elderly and, indeed, code-writing can now be done by smart machines.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

Will Robots Take Your Job?: A Plea for Consensus by Nigel M. de S. Cameron Will Robots Take Your Job?: A Plea for Consensus

The trend that began with ATMs and do-it-yourself checkouts is moving at lightning speed. Everything from driving to teaching to the care of the elderly and, indeed, code-writing can now be done by smart machines.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

Securing Australia's Future Harnessing Interdisciplinary Research for Innovation and Prosperity by Simon Torok, Paul Holper Securing Australia's Future Harnessing Interdisciplinary Research for Innovation and Prosperity
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Key themes from ACOLA's research into Australia's strengths, education and productivity.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

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