Books in category Technology & Engineering – Social Aspects

  • The Silicon Valley Edge

    The Silicon Valley Edge
    Chong-Moon Lee

    John Young, retired CEO, Hewlett-Packard To emulate, one must first understand. This book is an essential guide for communities and individuals worldwide trying to understand and emulate this startling phenomenon known as Silicon Valley.

  • Urban Mass Transit

    Urban Mass Transit
    Robert C. Post

    Relates how the technology of urban mass transit and society interact.

  • Holding On to Reality

    Holding On to Reality
    Albert Borgmann

    Borgmann, the author of "Crossing the Postmodern Divide", presents a brilliant history of information, from its inception in the natural world to its role in the transformation of culture.

  • Video Games Around the World

    Video Games Around the World
    Mark J. P. Wolf, Toru Iwatani

    Thirty-nine essays explore the vast diversity of video game history and culture across all the world's continents.

  • Seis grados de separaci√ n

    Seis grados de separación
    Duncan J. Watts

    Duncan J. Watts, uno de los principales arquitectos de la teor√≠a de las redes, explica en la presente obra la innovadora investigaci√≥n que √©l y otros cient√≠ficos est√°n realizando para entender el funcionamiento de las redes que …

  • Social Computing Theory and Practice Interdisciplinary Approaches

    Social Computing Theory and Practice: Interdisciplinary Approaches
    Papadopoulou, Panagiota

    "This book offers a holistic approach to social computing with respect to the underlying theory, technology and mechanisms, as well as the challenges, opportunities and impact of social computing to any application area"–Provided by …

  • Operationsroboter in Aktion

    Operationsroboter in Aktion
    Catarina Caetano da Rosa

    Catarina Caetano da Rosa zeigt, wie sich Akteurs-Konstellationen herausgebildet haben, die in manchen F√§llen zum Erfolg und in anderen zum Scheitern der operationstechnischen Neuerungen gef√ľhrt haben: Der Versuch, industrielle …

  • Mr Science and Chairman Mao s Cultural Revolution

    Mr. Science and Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution
    Chunjuan Nancy Wei, Darryl E. Brock

    "Contributors approach the challenge of interpreting the science and technology of Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution from different viewpoints, some as China-based scholars, others in the United States, and representing views of historians …

  • Mobile Communication

    Mobile Communication
    Richard Seyler Ling, Scott W. Campbell

    This volume presents the first detailed study of the use of these devices. This groundbreaking work will be a fascinating read for both multimedia device professionals and everyday users alike.

  • Technology in Action

    Technology in Action
    Christian Heath, Paul Luff

    This book examines the way complex systems affect interaction at work through video-based field studies.

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