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Fiber The Coming Tech Revolution - and Why America Might Miss It
ISBN: HB: 9780300228502, Yale University Press, February 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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£25,00
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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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£31,00
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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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£34,00
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£97,00
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Living with Robots
ISBN: HB: 9780674971738, Harvard University Press, November 2017
270 pp., 21x14 cm, 11 halftones, 1 line illustration, 1 table
"Living with Robots" recounts a foundational shift in the field of robotics, from artificial intelligence to artificial empathy, and foreshadows an inflection point in human evolution. Today's robots engage with human beings in socially meaningful wa...
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£21,00
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Germany and the Ottoman Railways Art, Empire, and Infrastructure
ISBN: HB: 9780300225648, Yale University Press, November 2017
204 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 77 colour illus., 66 black&white illus.
With lines extending from Bosnia to Baghdad to Medina, the Ottoman Railway Network (1868-1919) was the pride of the empire and its ultimate emblem of modernization – yet it was largely designed and bankrolled by German corporations. This exemplifies...
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£55,00
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Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space
ISBN: HB: 9780300206517, Yale University Press, August 2017
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 colour illus., 23 black&white illus.
An exploration of the changing conceptions of the iconic Space Shuttle and a call for a new vision of spaceflight. The thirty years of Space Shuttle flights saw contrary changes in American visions of space. Valerie Neal, who has spent much of her c...
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£30,00
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Eureka How Invention Happens
ISBN: PB: 9780300228854, ISBN: HB: 9780300192087, Yale University Press, August 2017
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Tracing the long pre-history of five twentieth-century inventions which have transformed our lives, Gavin Weightman reveals a fantastic cast of scientists and inspired amateurs whose ingenuity has given us the airplane, television, bar code, personal...
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£10,00
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£20,00
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Refrigerator The Story of Cool in the Kitchen
ISBN: HB: 9781780237510, Reaktion Books, May 2017
208 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 50 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
Humans have been preserving food for millennia, but the refrigerator is a relatively new addition to our homes. Just before the Second World War, only 3 per cent of British households had one. In the interim years the fridge has become accepted as a...
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£18,00
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Silver Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780237565, Reaktion Books, May 2017
240 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 60 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
From silver spoons to silver bullets, silver permeates our everyday culture and language. For millennia we've used it to buy what we need, adorn our bodies and trumpet our social status. Silver vanquishes our insecurities, as well as vampires, werewo...
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£14,00
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