Geek Heresy

Author: Kentaro Toyama
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1610395298
Size: 75.33 MB
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By telling the moving stories of extraordinary people like Patrick Awuah, a Microsoft millionaire who left his lucrative engineering job to open Ghana's first liberal arts university, and Tara Sreenivasa, a graduate of a remarkable South ...

Geek Heresy

Author: Kentaro Toyama
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1610395298
Size: 22.44 MB
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By telling the moving stories of extraordinary people like Patrick Awuah, a Microsoft millionaire who left his lucrative engineering job to open Ghana's first liberal arts university, and Tara Sreenivasa, a graduate of a remarkable South ...

Geek Heresy

Author: Kentaro Toyama
Publisher: Public Affairs
ISBN: 9781610395281
Size: 78.85 MB
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Why then do we keep hoping that technology will solve our greatest social ills? In this incisive book, Toyama cures us of the manic rhetoric of digital utopians and reinvigorates us with a deeply people-centric view of social change.

The Unpersuadables Adventures With The Enemies Of Science

Author: Will Storr
Publisher: The Overlook Press
ISBN: 1468309811
Size: 63.93 MB
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Using a unique mix of highly personal memoir, investigative journalism, and the latest research from neuroscience and experimental psychology, Storr reveals how the stories we tell ourselves about the world invisibly shape our beliefs, and ...

Technologies Of Choice

Author: Dorothea Kleine
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262018209
Size: 61.79 MB
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Drawing on Amartya Sen's capabilities approach to development--which shifts the focus from economic growth to a more holistic, freedom-based idea of human development--Dorothea Kleine in Technologies of Choice? examines the relationship ...

Reinventing Discovery

Author: Michael Nielsen
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691148902
Size: 37.37 MB
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A pioneer of quantum computing describes how the Internet and powerful new online tools are democratising and accelerating scientific discovery.

Information Ecologies

Author: Bonnie A. Nardi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262640428
Size: 74.71 MB
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Like their biological coounterparts, information ecologies are diverse, continually evolving, and complex. Nardi and O'Day encourage the reader to become more aware of the ways people and technology are interrelated.

De Bug

Author: Raj Jayadev
Publisher: Heyday Books
ISBN: 9781597143196
Size: 23.95 MB
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The first collection of material from the organization that has brought attention to the other side of Silicon Valleys prosperity largely through revealing the stories of those just getting by.