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The real world of technology

Author: Ursula Franklin
Publisher: Toronto : House of Anansi Press, 2014.
Series: CBC Massey lectures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this expanded edition of her bestselling 1989 CBC Massey Lectures, renowned scientist and humanitarian Ursula M. Franklin examines the impact of technology upon our lives and addresses the extraordinary changes since The Real World of Technology was first published. In four new chapters, Franklin tackles contentious issues, such as the dilution of privacy and intellectual property rights, the impact of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Franklin, Ursula M.
Real World of Technology.
Toronto : House of Anansi Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula Franklin
ISBN: 0887848915 9780887848919
OCLC Number: 1027604262
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed June 19, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Preface to the New Edition""; ""Preface to the 1990 Edition""; ""Chapter I""; ""Chapter II""; ""Chapter III""; ""Chapter IV""; ""Chapter V""; ""Chapter VI""; ""Chapter VII""; ""Chapter VIII""; ""Chapter IX""; ""Chapter X""; ""Coda""; ""Notes""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
Series Title: CBC Massey lectures.
Responsibility: Ursula Franklin.

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In this expanded edition of her bestselling 1989 CBC Massey Lectures, renowned scientist and humanitarian Ursula M. Franklin examines the impact of technology upon our lives and addresses the extraordinary changes since The Real World of Technology was first published. In four new chapters, Franklin tackles contentious issues, such as the dilution of privacy and intellectual property rights, the impact of the current technology on government and governance, the shift from consumer capitalism to investment capitalism, and the influence of the Internet upon the craft of writing.

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