Technological Society

Jacques Ellul and the Technological Society in the 21st Century [Repost]

Helena M. Jerónimo, José Luís Garcia, Carl Mitcham - Jacques Ellul and the Technological Society in the 21st Century
Published: 2013-07-22 | ISBN: 9400766572 | PDF | 262 pages | 1.91 MB
Principia Designae - Pre-Design, Design, and Post-Design: Social Motive for the Highly Advanced Technological Society

Principia Designae - Pre-Design, Design, and Post-Design: Social Motive for the Highly Advanced Technological Society by Toshiharu Taura
2014 | ISBN: 443154402X | English | 239 pages | PDF | 5 MB
Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society: An Overview

Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society: An Overview by Committee on a Decadal Strategy for Solar and Space Physics
National Academies Press | 2014 | English | ISBN 13: 9780309313926 | 36 pages | PDF | 7 MB

United States and international programs in solar and space physics seek to improve scientific understanding of the Sun and its variation over time; the relationship between the Sun
and Earth’s environment; and the impact of solar activity and space weather events on human activities as well as the Sun’s connections with other bodies in the solar system and to the galaxy beyond.
Jacques Ellul and the Technological Society in the 21st Century (repost)

Jacques Ellul and the Technological Society in the 21st Century (Philosophy of Engineering and Technology) by Helena M. Jerónimo, José Luís Garcia and Carl Mitcham
English | ISBN: 9400766572 | 2013 | PDF | pages | 2 MB

This volume rethinks the work of Jacques Ellul (1912-1994) on the centenary of his birth, by presenting an overview of the current debates based on Ellul's insights. As one of the most significant twentieth-century thinkers about technology, Ellul was among the first thinkers to realize the importance of topics such as globalization, terrorism, communication technologies and ecology, and study them from a technological perspective.
Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society

Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society
Committee on a Decadal Strategy for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics); Space Studies Board; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division of Earth and Physical Sciences; National Research Council
NAS Press | 2013 | ISBN: 0309164281 9780309164283 | 467 pages | PDF | 50 MB

This report presents a program of basic and applied research for the period 2013-2022 that will improve scientific understanding of the mechanisms that drive the Sun's activity and the fundamental physical processes underlying near-Earth plasma dynamics, determine the physical interactions of Earth's atmospheric layers in the context of the connected Sun-Earth system, and enhance greatly the capability to provide realistic and specific forecasts of Earth's space environment that will better serve the needs of society.
Jacques Ellul and the Technological Society in the 21st Century (Philosophy of Engineering and Technology)

Helena M. Jerónimo, "Jacques Ellul and the Technological Society in the 21st Century (Philosophy of Engineering and Technology)"
ISBN: 9400766572 | 2013 | PDF | pages | 4 MB
Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in China

Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in China by Jack Linchuan Qiu
English | 6 Mar. 2009 | ISBN: 026217006X | 320 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

The idea of the "digital divide," the great social division between information haves and have-nots, has dominated policy debates and scholarly analysis since the 1990s. In Working-Class Network Society, Jack Linchuan Qiu describes a more complex social and technological reality in a newly mobile, urbanizing China.
The Control Revolution: Technological and Economic Origins of the Information Society (Repost)

The Control Revolution: Technological and Economic Origins of the Information Society By Robert Beniger
1989 | 512 Pages | ISBN: 0674169867 | scanned PDF | 7 MB
nformational Society: An economic theory of discovery, invention and innovation [Repost]

Informational Society: An economic theory of discovery, invention and innovation by Alfred L. Norman
English | 31 Dec. 1992 | ISBN: 0792393031 | 344 Pages | PDF | 14 MB

Society continually promotes and adjusts to technological change. While mainstream economic thought assumes tastes and technology as given, it has had little to say about how society has promoted and adjusted to technological change.

Shaping Technology / Building Society by Wiebe E. Bijker  

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Shaping Technology / Building Society by Wiebe E. Bijker

Shaping Technology / Building Society: Studies in Sociotechnical Change (Inside Technology) by Wiebe E. Bijker
English | Aug. 3, 1992 | ISBN: 0262023385 | 352 Pages | PDF | 15 MB

Technology is everywhere, yet a theory of technology and its social dimension remains to be fully developed. Building on the influential book The Social Construction of Technological Systems, this volume carries forward the project of creating a theory of technological development and implementation that is strongly grounded in both sociology and history.