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  • The New Atlantis
    Francis Bacon
    In this work, Bacon portrayed a vision of the future of human discovery and knowledge, expressing his aspirations and ideals for humankind. The novel depicts the creation of a utopian land where 'generosity and enlightenment, dignity and splendour, piety and public spirit' are the commonly held qualities of the inhabitants of 'Bensalem'. ...
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    18,12 €

  • Handbook of Research on Comparative Approaches to the Digital Age Revolution in Europe and the Americas
    Aurora Cuevas-Cerveró / Brasilina Passarelli / Joseph Straubhaar
    The way we talk, work, learn, and think has been greatly shaped by modern technology. These lifestyle changes have made digital literacy the new written literacy, where those who are not able to use computers are unable to function and perform everyday tasks. The Handbook of Research on Comparative Approaches to the Digital Age Revolution in Europe and the Americas explores the...
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    426,47 €

  • Introduction to a Future Way of Thought
    Kostas Axelos / Kenneth Mills
    'Technologists only change the world in various ways in generalized indifference; the point is to think the world and interpret the changes in its unfathomability, to perceive and experience the difference binding being to the nothing.'Anticipating the age of planetary technology Kostas Axelos, a Greek-French philosopher, approaches the technological question in this book, firs...
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    18,58 €

  • Social and Economic Effects of Community Wireless Networks and Infrastructures
    Abdelaal
    It is surprising to think that in today’s rapidly evolving world of technology, over half of the globe still does not have access to high speed internet. Creating community wireless networks has in the past been a way to provide remote communities with internet and network access. Social and Economic Effects of Community Wireless Networks and Infrastructures highlights the succ...
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    249,30 €

  • Fostering 21st Century Digital Literacy and Technical Competency
    Antonio Cartelli
    The 21st century has seen an expansion in digital technology and the ways in which it affects everyday life. These technologies have become essential in the growth of social communication and mass media. Fostering 21st Century Digital Literacy and Technical Competency offers the latest in research on the technological advances on computer proficiency in the educational system a...
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    229,67 €

  • Human Resource Management in the Digital Economy
    Juana-Espinosa Susana De
    Businesses worldwide are faced with major challenges related to the progressive (and many times unavoidable) incorporation of information technologies into their processes. Often, organizations don’t suitably react to the new requirements of these technologies, resulting in outdated policies, practices, and strategies. Human Resource Management in the Digital Economy: Creating ...
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    230,11 €

  • Mobile Technology Consumption
    Whether used for communication, entertainment, socio-economic growth, crowd-sourcing social and political events, monitoring vital signs in patients, helping to drive vehicles, or delivering education, mobile technology has been transformed from a mode to a medium. Mobile Technology Consumption: Opportunities and Challenges explores essential questions related to the cost, bene...
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    249,07 €

  • Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT
    Ricardo Gomez
    Public venues are vital to information access across the globe, yet few formal studies exist of the complex ways people in developing countries use information technologies in public access places. Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons presents groundbreaking research on the new challenges and opportunities faced by public librar...
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    256,80 €

  • Interactive Media Use and Youth
    Modern advancements in technology have changed the way that young people use interactive media. Learning from such methods was not even considered until recently. It is now slowly defining the landscape of contemporary pedagogical practices. Interactive Media Use and Youth: Learning, Knowledge Exchange and Behavior provides a comprehensive collection of knowledge based on diffe...
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    236,22 €

  • Social Knowledge
    For the past two decades, executives have struggled to develop effective ways of sharing what their organizations know. Organizational leaders are now seeking ways to share knowledge with both internal and external stakeholders driven by concerns such as downsizing, the impending retirement of baby boomers, terrorism, and a host of other organizational challenges. Social Knowle...
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    236,35 €

  • Global Media Convergence and Cultural Transformation
    Dal Yong Jin
    New media and technology are firmly embedded in our contemporary society and culture. The application of the internet and mobile communications, including online gaming, has made a huge impact on political participation, business, education, and social relations. Global Media Convergence and Cultural Transformation: Emerging Social Patterns and Characteristics aims to engage th...
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    236,76 €

  • Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Informatics
    Andrew Chasin
    Because of the constant advances and dynamics within the nascent field of nursing informatics, many nurses struggle in practice as they continue to try and apply habitual communication practices in the new environment without any critical reflection on, and adaptation of, those practices. Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Informatics: Concepts and Applications serves as a valu...
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    321,14 €

  • Exploration of Space, Technology, and Spatiality
    The emerging study of technology in space has been shaping human interaction with physical, social, and technological worlds. Drawing upon a wide range of information technology disciplines, this field is now grabbing the attention of many, including computer scientists, anthropologists, and psychologists craving for more on this intriguing new field. Exploration of Space, Tech...
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    255,68 €

  • God’s Debris
    Scott Adams
    Created by provocative bestselling author Scott Adams, this book features the internationally influential God’s Debris (2001) and its sequel, The Religion War (2004), plus a short story entitled Lucky House that is set in 2120 after the AI War.Nothing about this book is normal.The author is a trained hypnotist, and the book is written to create an experience you don’t normally ...
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    24,78 €

  • Left to Our Own Devices
    Margaret E. Morris
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    24,27 €

  • Networking Peripheries
    Anita Say Chan
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    38,85 €

  • Tower to Tower
    Henriette Steiner / Kristin Veel
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    40,91 €

  • Remaking the News
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    38,50 €

  • Rock, Bone, and Ruin
    Adrian Currie
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    33,46 €

  • Ideal Man MASTERING MASCULINITY
    TBD / Travis Neville
    Good men wonder if they are where they should be in life. If you consistently seek natural, masculine ideals, it will lead you to a bountiful and productive life. Sovereignty, real preparedness, a warm and loving home, and genuine appreciation are only earned through consistent discipline and e­ffort. If you’ve been doing it right, you’ll have achieved the concepts listed in th...
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    27,40 €

  • Mosaic of Minds
    Songyee Yoon
    Forging a More Humane Future through Ethical AI CollaborationThe rapid development of AI is bringing revolutionary changes that raise complex ethical questions without clear solutions. As AI becomes an integral part of human society, how can we ensure it evolves responsibly and ethically? Songyee Yoon draws from conversations with pioneering AI experts to provide insight into b...
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    16,31 €

  • Humanities, Science, Scimat
    LUI LAM
    The humanities (and social science) are the disciplines that study human, which are essential in helping us to understand ourselves and others and the world around us. Since science is the study of everything in the universe and human is a material system consisting of the same atoms that make up other nonhuman systems, humanities are part of science. Thus, understanding correc...
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    202,74 €

  • Mechanisms in Science
    Stathis Psillos / Stavros Ioannidis
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    39,25 €

  • The Ethics of Aristotle
    Aristotle
    It seems clear that happiness is the ultimate goal to which human life aspires. But what is the true essence of happiness? This thorny question is faced by Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) in the Nicomachean Ethics. Among the many values that can be attributed to the philosopher of Stagira (Macedonia) is this text belonging to the last period of his production and undoubtedly the most ...
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    17,04 €

  • Information Crisis
    Julia Soplop
    'This is a book every citizen should read.' -SY MONTGOMERY, New York Times bestselling author of The Soul of an Octopus and editor of The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2019The rapid and ubiquitous spread of information has failed to remedy one of humanity’s most enduring challenges: making accurate sense of the world. Instead, a constellation of factors influencing h...
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    39,88 €

  • Information Crisis
    Julia Soplop
    'This is a book every citizen should read.' -SY MONTGOMERY, New York Times bestselling author of The Soul of an Octopus and editor of The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2019The rapid and ubiquitous spread of information has failed to remedy one of humanity’s most enduring challenges: making accurate sense of the world. Instead, a constellation of factors influencing h...
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    38,63 €

  • Deep Utopia
    Nick Bostrom
    A greyhound catching the mechanical lure-what would he actually do with it?  Has he given this any thought? Bostrom’s previous book, Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies changed the global conversation on AI and became a New York Times bestseller.  It focused on what might happen if AI development goes wrong.  But what if things go right? Suppose that we develop superi...
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    11,12 €

  • The Absolute and Fundamental Law of Order and Truth
    John Constantine Capleton
    This book describes the fundamental laws and principles that were necessary to develop an ordered system like the universe in which we live. Without these laws, there can be no order. Together they set the foundation for the development of ordered systems that exist in harmony with each other.    Any ordered system must have a fixed reference, otherwise it will not remain order...
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    13,73 €

  • Right Now
    Todd LeBlanc / Todd R LeBlanc
    Embark on the exploration of ’The Book of Odd,’ delving into the intricacies of our small world. Each chapter unfolds to reveal the active role consciousness plays in shaping an ever-evolving universe. This narrative underscores the profound interdependence of life, casting us as co-authors in a grand cosmic story.Beyond contemplation, the tale carries a passionate message abou...
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    15,85 €

  • Science, technology and society for a post-truth age
    In an era shaped by misinformation, conspiracy theories, and anti-science movements, Science and Technology Studies / Science, Technology and Society (STS) provides a lighthouse of insight and interdisciplinary research. This volume, ’Science, technology and society for a post-truth age: Comparative dialogues on reflexivity,’ embarks on a transformative journey through the inte...
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    72,22 €