Technically Together

Author: Taylor Dotson
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026203638X
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Why we should not accept "networked individualism" as the inevitable future of community.

Hydrological Problems And Environmental Management In Highlands And Headwaters

Author: Josef Krecek
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9789054107262
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These meetings have tried 'to unite the perspectives of the scientific researcher,
the environmental practitioner, and the policy maker in a search for improved
strategies forthe reconstruction of threatened environments, livelihoods and
communities in headwater regions'. In the process, the meetings have created a
near unique, informal, multidisciplinary , network which continues to link
environmental managers and research workers from several disciplines in a
score or so nations.

Leonardo To The Internet

Author: Thomas J. Misa
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421404788
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In their “civilian origins” interpretation, Hafner and Lyon skip right over the 1960
technical paper by Paul Baran, the RAND researcher who invented the concept
of packet switching, who describes a “survivable” communication system: “The
cloud-of-doom attitude that nuclear war spells the end of the earth is slowly lifting
from the minds of the many. . . . It follows that we should . . . do all those things
necessary to permit the survivors of the holocaust to shuck their ashes and
reconstruct ...

A Safer Future

Author: U.S. National Committee for the Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309597757
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Voluntary organizations such as the American Red Cross and Volunteers in
Technical Assistance have hands-on experience that is readily adapted to
IDNDR initiatives. Cooperative programs may be facilitated by computerized
volunteer registries that can match international disaster reduction needs with
available resources. Further, the U.S. natural hazard research community is
engaged in several international projects that relate to mitigation, response,
postdisaster reconstruction, ...

Hunter S Tropical Medicine And Emerging Infectious Diseases

Author: George William Hunter
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
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Some international resources are available to provide limited support, usually in
the form of information sharing and limited technical assistance: the agencies of
the World Health Organization (International Labor Organization, International ...
the international development banks and donor organizations (World Bank,
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, UNIDO, UNICEF), and
some nongovernment organizations (World Wildlife Fund, Pesticide Action

The Politics Of Economic Development In Indonesia

Author: Vedi Hadiz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113482484X
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Nor wasthe business community an effective sourceof pressure formore effective
market mechanisms. Thepattern of state–business relations inthe1970shas been
... moreheavily committedto regulating the economy. TheWorld Bank (
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 'IBRD') hadbeen
animportant partofthe policy–making network during theperiod ofstabilisation and
rehabilitation, largely on account ofitsstaff's technicalexpertise. During this
periodthelack ofprecise ...

Ideologie Der Technologie

Author: Geraldine Edel
Publisher: Promedia Verlag
ISBN: 3853718493
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Das Buch „Ideologie der Technologie" erweitert die „Google-Kritik" um eine neue Perspektive, indem es sich dem Spannungsverhältnis zwischen Mensch und Suchmaschine, zwischen Ideologie und Technologie widmet.

A New Green Order

Author: Zoe Young
Publisher: Pluto Pr
ISBN: 9780745315485
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Climate Network Europe, Getting the Right Mix: Participation in GEF Climate
Change Projects, 1995, CNE, Brussels. and IUCN, An NGO Guide to the Global
Environment Facility (Letters to Nani G. Oruga), 1996, CNE, Brussels. Cockett ...
Davies, Paul, The New Physics, 1992, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
de Senarclens, Frederic, Obtaining Funds from the Global Environment Facility:
Recommendations to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development,
1996, ...

Leonardo Mit Press

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what was termed "the modern world." In many respects, the upward, linear
trajectory of history, technology, and consciousness is unabated in postmodernity
. Machines have not only extended the acuity of our senses; they've nearly
replaced them. Similarly, one could argue that on the threshold of the 2 1st
century, consciousness is extended and enhanced as a bvproduct of technology.
Through this extension of consciousness, one creates or imposes a human
persona or, in other ...