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This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 9/1/1999.
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TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE offers an unsurpassed collection of readings on technology's impact on the individual and society. In this substantial revision, Teich incorporates important new topics, such as the revolutions in genetics and information technology. New selections by significant contemporary thinkers include readings by Langdon Winner, Thomas Hughes, Donald Norman, and Leon Kass.
Table of Contents
|About the Author|
|Thinkng About Technology|
|Does Improved Technology Mean Progress? (1987)|
|How Technology Shapes Society (1997)|
|Can Technology Replace Social Engineering? (1966)|
|Why I am Not Going to Buy a Computer? (1990)|
|Technology and the Tragic View. (1981)|
|Debating Technology, 1960s Style|
|The Role of Technology in Society. (1969)|
|Technology: The Opiate of the Intellectuals. (1969)|
|Alternative Perspectives on Technology|
|Buddhist Economics. (1973)|
|Can Technology Be Humane? (1969)|
|Technological Politics as if Democracy Really Mattered. (1993)|
|Western Colonization of the Future. (1999)|
|Black Futurists in the Information Age. (1997)|
|Feminist Perspectives on Technology. (1991)|
|Do Artifacts Have Politics? (1980)|
|Dilemmas of New Technology: Vulnerability|
|Brittle Technology. (2000)|
|Technological Vulnerability. (1996)|
|Dilemmas of New Technology: Bioethics|
|The Dark Side of the Genome. (1991)|
|Remarks by the President on Stem Cell Research. (2001)|
|Hard Cell: A Commentary on the President's Stem Cell Address. (2001)|
|The Wisdom of Repugnance. (1998)|
|Dilemmas of New Technology: The Information Age|
|An Unforeseen Revolution: Computers and Expectations, 1935|
|Computer Ethics. (1993)|
|The Internet Under Siege. (2001)|
|In the Age of the Smart Machine. (1988)|
|The Logistics of Techno-War. (1997)|
|Debating Technology, 21st Century Style|
|Why the Future Doesn't Need Us. (2000)|
|A Response to Bill Joy and the Doom-and-Gloom Technofuturists. (2000)|
|In Touch at Last. (1999)|
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