The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262036368
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This book is about those encounters -- in particular thousands of Chinese characters versus the typewriter and its QWERTY keyboard.

Coming To Terms With The Nation

Author: Thomas Mullaney
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520262786
Size: 52.15 MB
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Studies China's "Ethnic classification project" (minzu shibie) of 1954, conducted in Yunnan province.

Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035545
Size: 33.78 MB
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How Britain lost its early dominance in computing by systematically discriminating against its most qualified workers: women.

Reckoning With Matter

Author: Matthew L. Jones
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022641163X
Size: 20.20 MB
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In Reckoning with Matter, Matthew L. Jones draws on the remarkably extensive and well-preserved records of the quest to explore the concrete processes involved in imagining, elaborating, testing, and building calculating machines.

Philosophers Sufis And Caliphs

Author: Ali Humayun Akhtar
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107182018
Size: 34.93 MB
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This book investigates the relationship between government and religion in Middle Eastern history from Morocco to Egypt and Iraq.

Frankenstein

Author: Mary Shelley
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262533287
Size: 44.49 MB
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This edition of Frankenstein pairs the original 1818 version of the manuscript -- meticulously line-edited and amended by Charles E. Robinson, one of the world's preeminent authorities on the text -- with annotations and essays by leading ...

Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Author: Eden Medina
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016494
Size: 33.50 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.

Net Smart

Author: Howard Rheingold
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300729
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In Net Smart, cyberculture expert Howard Rheingold shows us how to use social media intelligently, humanely, and, above all, mindfully.