Rise Of The Machines

Author: Thomas Rid
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393354959
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As lives offline and online merge ever more, it is easy to forget how we got here. Rise of the Machines reclaims the spectacular story of cybernetics, one of the twentieth century's pivotal ideas.

Rise Of The Machines

Author: Thomas Rid
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ISBN: 9781911344100
Size: 36.95 MB
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Thomas Rid's revelatory history of cybernetics pulls together disparate threads in the history of technology: from the invention of radar and pilotless flying bombs in World War Two, to artificial intelligence, virtual reality, ...

Cyber War Will Not Take Place

Author: Thomas Rid
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199330638
Size: 22.56 MB
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"Published in the United Kingdom in 2013 by C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd"--Title page verso.

The Cybernetics Moment

Author: Ronald R. Kline
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421416719
Size: 50.40 MB
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This is a book for everyone to read, relish, and think about."—Choice "As a whole, the book presents a comprehensive in-depth retrospective analysis of the contribution of the American scientific school to the making, formation, and ...

Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Author: Eden Medina
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016494
Size: 77.78 MB
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A historical study of Chile's twin experiments with cybernetics and socialism, and what they tell us about the relationship of technology and politics.

War 2 0

Author: Thomas Rid
Publisher: Thomas Rid
ISBN: 0313364702
Size: 25.23 MB
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War 2.0: Irregular Warfare in the Information Age argues that two intimately connected grassroots trends—the rise of insurgencies and the rise of the web—are putting modern armies under huge pressure to adapt new forms of ...

Machine Dreams

Author: Philip Mirowski
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521775267
Size: 32.97 MB
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This was the first cross-over book into the history of science written by an historian of economics.

Constructing A Social Science For Postwar America

Author: Steve J. Heims
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN:
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The subject of this book is the series of multidisciplinary conference, supported by the Macy Foundation and held between 1946 and 1953, to discuss a wide array of topics that eventually came to be called cybernetics.

The Human Use Of Human Beings

Author: Norbert Wiener
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786752262
Size: 38.63 MB
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As this book reveals, his vision was much more complex and interesting. He hoped that machines would release people from relentless and repetitive drudgery in order to achieve more creative pursuits.

Machines Of Loving Grace

Author: John Markoff
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062266705
Size: 59.97 MB
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In Machines of Loving Grace, New York Times reporter John Markoff, the first reporter to cover the World Wide Web, offers a sweeping history of the complicated and evolving relationship between humans and computers.