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Simulation and its discontents

Author: Sherry Turkle
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.
Series: Simplicity (Cambridge, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How the simulation and visualization technologies so pervasive in science, engineering, and design have changed our way of seeing the world.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sherry Turkle
ISBN: 9780262012706 0262012707
OCLC Number: 243941679
Description: xiv, 217 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Simulation and its discontents / Sherry Turkle --
What does simulation want? --
The view from the 1980s --
design and science at the millennium --
New ways of knowing/New ways of forgetting --
Sites of simulation: case studies --
Outer space and undersea --
Becoming a rover / William J. Clancey Intimate sensing / Stefan Helmreich --
Buildings and biology --
Performing the protein fold / Natasha Myers.
Series Title: Simplicity (Cambridge, Mass.)
Responsibility: Sherry Turkle ; with additional essays by William J. Clancey [and others].
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