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Living with the Genie essays on technology and the quest for human mastery

Author: Alan P Lightman; Daniel R Sarewitz; Christina Desser
Publisher: Washington, D.C. Island Press Birmingham, AL, USA EBSCO Industries, Inc. 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Science and technology continually transform our experience and society in ways that often seem to be beyond our control. Today different areas of research and innovation are advancing synergistically and multiplying the rate and magnitude of technological and societal change. As the power of technology continues to accelerate, who will be the master of whom?" "In Living with the Genie, leading writers and thinkers  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan P Lightman; Daniel R Sarewitz; Christina Desser
ISBN: 9781417543878 1417543876 9781559634199 1559634197 9781610910927 1610910923
OCLC Number: 704508426
Accession No: (DE-599)HEB420168583 (OCoLC)704508426
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (viii, 347 pages)
Responsibility: edited by Alan Lightman, Daniel Sarewitz, Christina Desser

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Different areas of research and innovation are advancing synergistically, multiplying the rate and magnitude of technological and societal change with unpredictable consequences. This work explores  Read more...

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oA group of remarkably penetrating, frank, and expert scientists, technwizards, activists, and writers raise provocative questions...o --Donna Seaman, Booklist o...with its balance, it is a welcome Read more...

 
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