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Impact of science & technology on society

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World...

Matthew Stanley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics; Advocate - Science

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In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein.... [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation

John Browne

Society & culture: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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'An ode to the ways in which engineering has improved human civilisation' John Hennessy, Chairman, Alphabet 'A blueprint... [more]

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

Peter Lewis

History; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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The web was supposed to transform our world. So why are things so messed... [more]

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Hello World: How  to be Human in the Age of the Machine

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Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Hannah Fry

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Algorithms & data structures; Privacy & data protection

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`One of the best books yet written on data and algorithms.<br /><br />A... [more]

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Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

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Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

Leander Kahney

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Business strategy; Management: leadership & motivation; Information technology industries; Impact of science & technology on society

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In 2011, Tim Cook took on an impossible task - following in the footsteps of one of history's greatest business visionaries,... [more]

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age...

Elaine Kasket

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Coping with death & bereavement; Popular psychology

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A fascinating and thought-provoking journey into the problematic world of our digital afterlife. [more]

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

Caroline Criado Perez

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Gender studies: women; Press & journalism; Impact of science & technology on society

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She exposes the gender data gap - a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual, systemic discrimination against... [more]

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Screen Culture: A Global History

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Screen Culture: A Global History

Richard Butsch

Film theory & criticism; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society

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Richard Butsch's expansive historical synthesis integrates social, economic, and political history to offer a comprehensive... [more]

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Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology

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Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology

Cal Newport

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle; Self-help & personal development

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Most of us know that addiction to digital tools is costing us both productivity and peace. But giving them up completely isn't... [more]

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Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

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Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

Catherine Whitlock, Rhodri Evans

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science

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The moving stories of ten remarkable women who transformed science, and changed the world. [more]

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

Jill Abramson

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Business competition; Press & journalism; Impact of science & technology on society

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Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, is the gripping and definitive in-the-room account... [more]

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The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution

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The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution...

Susan Hockfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Biotechnology

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From the former president of MIT, the story of the next technology revolution, and how it will change our lives. [more]

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The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering Our World

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The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering...

Christopher J. Preston (Professor, University of Montana)

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Evolution

Paperback

Imagining a future in which humans fundamentally reshape the natural world using nanotechnology, synthetic biology, de-extinction,... [more]

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Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future

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Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future

Joi Ito, Jeff Howe

Society & culture: general; Business & Economics; Business strategy; Management & management techniques; Information technology industries; Impact of science & technology on society

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This brilliant and provocative (Walter Isaacson) guide shares nine principles to adapt and survive the technological changes... [more]

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The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work

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The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work

Richard Baldwin

Globalization; Sociology: work & labour; Business & Economics; Impact of science & technology on society

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The Rise of the Robots for the masses. How to survive in a world of virtual globalisation. [more]

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Elements of a Philosophy of Technology: On the Evolutionary History of Culture

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Elements of a Philosophy of Technology: On the Evolutionary History of Culture...

Ernst Kapp

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Translation of: Grundlinien einer Philosophie der Technik. [more]

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Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again

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Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean...

Lucy Siegle

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Waste management; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

An accessible, practical and ultimately inspiring book that not only serves as a much-needed call to arms to end the plastic... [more]

$22.99

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the...

Shoshana Zuboff

History; Social & cultural history; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

An important book about technology and capitalism - and what our response should be when these two giants collide.<br /><br... [more]

$49.99

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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

Amir Husain

Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

How will the increasing role of artificial intelligence heal, or harm, our society? What are the social and economic consequences,... [more]

$31.95

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Shaping the Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A guide to building a better world

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Shaping the Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A guide to building...

Klaus Schwab

Society & Social Sciences; Industry & industrial studies; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing everything - from the way we relate to each other, to the work we do, the way... [more]

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Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology

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Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology

Edward Ashford Lee

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Technology: general issues

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How humans and technology evolve together in a creative partnership. [more]

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

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could...

Rachel Botsman

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular psychology

Paperback

If you can't trust those in charge, who can you trust? From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions... [more]

$22.99

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Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

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Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

John Danaher (Lecturer, National University of Ireland), Neil McArthur (Associate Director, University of Manitoba)

Philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Impact of science & technology on society; Machine learning; Human-computer interaction

Paperback

Perspectives from philosophy, psychology religious studies, economics, and law on the possible future of robot-human sexual... [more]

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The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab

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The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab

Carl Miller

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Political science & theory; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

From a cyber-crime raid in suburbia to the engine rooms of Silicon Valley, and from the digital soldiers of Berkshire to the... [more]

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