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Technology influences society, and society influences technology--but how? The newly updated 11th edition of TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE helps you answer that question and others with a diverse collection of articles and essays that examine the controversial technological issues affecting society. Written by technology critics and enthusiasts, the essays take you beyond definitions and descriptions and into the minds of some of the field's most respected thought leaders. Thoroughly covering the philosophical approaches and specific technologies, TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE provides a unique and unparalleled overview of technology today.
Table of Contents
|Thinking About Technology|
|Does Improved Technology Mean Progress?|
|How Society Shapes Technology|
|The Technology of Shoelaces|
|Can Technology Replace Social Engineering?|
|Technology and the Tragic View|
|Do Artifacts Have Politics? Langdon Winners|
|The Shock of the Old|
|Debating Technology: 1960'S 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|
|Technological Dilemmas of the 21st Century|
|The Science Behind Climate Change|
|How to Protect Against and Prepare for Terrorist Attacks, The 9-11 Commission|
|Civil Liberties in a Time of Crisis|
|Stem Cell Research: The Great Moral Divide|
|And Baby Makes Three+or Four, or Five, or Six: Defining the Family After the Genetic Revolution|
|The Case Against Perfection|
|Some Possible Legal and Social Implications of Advances in Neuroscience|
|Social and Ethical Issues in Information and Communications Technology|
|An Unforeseen Revolution: Computers and Expectations, 1935-1985, Paul Ceruzzi|
|Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer|
|The Internet Under Siege|
|The Humpty Dumpty Problem|
|Being Human in the Age of the Electronic Mob|
|Government and Technology|
|Governance Challenges of Technological Revolutions, Francis Fukuyama and Caroline Wagner|
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