Technology matters questions to live with / David E. Nye.

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Main Author: Nye, David E., 1946-
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2006.
Table of Contents:
  • Can we define "technology?"
  • Does technology control us?
  • Is technology predictable?
  • How do historians understand technology?
  • Cultural uniformity, or diversity?
  • Sustainable abundance, or ecological crisis?
  • Work : more, or less? Better, or worse?
  • Should "the market" select technologies?
  • More security, or escalating dangers?
  • Expanding consciousness, or encapsulation?
  • Not just one future.