The Resource Technology matters : questions to live with, David E. Nye

Technology matters : questions to live with, David E. Nye

Label
Technology matters : questions to live with
Title
Technology matters
Title remainder
questions to live with
Statement of responsibility
David E. Nye
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Technology matters, writes David Nye, because it is inseparable from being human. In Technology Matters, Nye tackles ten central questions about our relationship to technology, integrating a half-century of ideas about technology into ten cogent and concise chapters, with wide-ranging historical examples from many societies."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nye, David E.
Dewey number
303.48/3
Index
index present
LC call number
T14
LC item number
.N88 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Technology and civilization
Label
Technology matters : questions to live with, David E. Nye
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm61278673
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 282 pages
Isbn
9780262140935
Lccn
2005052114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780262140935
System control number
(OCoLC)61278673
Label
Technology matters : questions to live with, David E. Nye
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm61278673
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 282 pages
Isbn
9780262140935
Lccn
2005052114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780262140935
System control number
(OCoLC)61278673

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