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Future of Transportation SOM Thinkers Series
ISBN: PB: 9781942884453, DAP, Metropolis Books, November 2019
124 pp., 17.8x10.8 cm, 7 colour illus.
Not for sale in Estonia! With the promise of delivery drones, personal helicopters and groceries delivered right to your refrigerator, one might think we are living in the best of transportation times. However, most city commuters would be quick to...
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£15,99
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None of Your Damn Business Privacy in the United States from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age
ISBN: HB: 9780226557748, University of Chicago Press, September 2019
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 6 halftones
You can hardly pass through customs at an airport today without having your picture taken and your fingertips scanned, that information then stored in an archive you'll never see. Nor can you use your home's smart technology without wondering what, e...
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£23,00
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Fraud in the Lab The High Stakes of Scientific Research
ISBN: HB: 9780674979451, Harvard University Press, August 2019
192 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 10 illus.
In the 1970s, a scientific scandal about painted mice hit the headlines. A cancer researcher was found to have deliberately falsified his experiments by coloring transplanted mouse skin with ink. This widely publicized case of scientific misconduct m...
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£28,95
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Radio Making Waves in Sound
ISBN: HB: 9781789140781, Reaktion Books, May 2019
208 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 80 illus., 50 in colour
Radio is a medium of seemingly endless contradictions. Now in its third century of existence, the technology still seems startling modern; despite frequent predictions of its demise, radio continues to evolve and flourish in the age of the internet a...
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£18,00
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News from Germany The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945
ISBN: HB: 9780674988408, Harvard University Press, March 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo, 12 illus.
Information warfare may seem like a new feature of our contemporary digital world. But it was just as crucial a century ago, when the great powers competed to control and expand their empires. In "News from Germany", Heidi Tworek uncovers how Germans...
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£23,95
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Motorcycles and Motorcycling in the USSR from 1939 A Social and Technical History
ISBN: HB: 9781787113145, Bookport, Veloce Publishing, March 2019
128 pp., 25x20.7 cm
This book provides the first accessible English language account of motorcycles in the Soviet Union. Concentrating on the wartime and postwar period until 1990, prior to the dissolution of the USSR in 1991, it covers the motorcycles produced, and loo...
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£25,00
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Fiber The Coming Tech Revolution - and Why America Might Miss It
ISBN: HB: 9780300228502, Yale University Press, March 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
An illuminating vision of the next information revolution, centered on a fiber-optic infrastructure The world of 5G, the next generation of telecommunication technology, will be as different from what came before as the world after the advent of elec...
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£20,00
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Urban Commons How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities
ISBN: HB: 9780674975293, Harvard University Press, December 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo, 1 map, 21 illus., 19 tables
The future of smart cities has arrived, courtesy of citizens and their phones. To prove it, Daniel T. O'Brien explains the transformative insights gleaned from years researching Boston's 311 reporting system, a sophisticated city management tool that...
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£28,95
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Railroads and the Transformation of China
ISBN: HB: 9780674368170, Harvard University Press, December 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 26 photos, 9 maps, 6 tables
As a vehicle to convey both the history of modern China and the complex forces still driving the nation's economic success, rail has no equal. "Railroads and the Transformation of China" is the first comprehensive history, in any language, of railroa...
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£31,95
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Technology Critical History of a Concept
ISBN: PB: 9780226583976, ISBN: HB: 9780226583839, University of Chicago Press, October 2018
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 line drawings
In modern life, technology is everywhere. Yet as a concept, technology is a mess. In popular discourse, technology is little more than the latest digital innovations. Scholars do little better, offering up competing definitions that include everythin...
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£27,00
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£79,00
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