The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262036368
Size: 20.59 MB
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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: 0520947630
Size: 77.66 MB
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This controversial new book recounts the history of the most sweeping attempt to sort and categorize the nation's enormous population: the 1954 Ethnic Classification project (minzu shibie).

Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035545
Size: 29.99 MB
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How Britain lost its early dominance in computing by systematically discriminating against its most qualified workers: women.

Architectural Intelligence

Author: Molly Wright Steenson
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262037068
Size: 52.44 MB
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In Architectural Intelligence, Molly Wright Steenson explores the work of four architects in the 1960s and 1970s who incorporated elements of interactivity into their work.

Reckoning With Matter

Author: Matthew L. Jones
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022641163X
Size: 69.45 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.

Net Smart

Author: Howard Rheingold
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300729
Size: 19.70 MB
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In Net Smart, cyberculture expert Howard Rheingold shows us how to use social media intelligently, humanely, and, above all, mindfully.

Evil Media

Author: Matthew Fuller
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262304406
Size: 74.58 MB
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From search engines to flirting strategies, from the value of institutional stupidity to the malicious minutiae of databases, this book shows how the devil is in the details.

Zero To One

Author: Peter Thiel
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 080413930X
Size: 54.60 MB
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In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things.

Bicycle Design

Author: Tony Hadland
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262026759
Size: 31.96 MB
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An authoritative and comprehensive account of the bicycle's two-hundred-year evolution.