Technological Society

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

Posted by ChrisRedfield at July 27, 2015
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  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Oct. 9, 2014
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)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Sept. 11, 2014
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  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by exLib at Aug. 27, 2013
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

Toward Post Ageing: Technology in an Ageing Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at April 22, 2017
Toward Post Ageing: Technology in an Ageing Society

Katarina Friberg Felsted, Scott D. Wright, "Toward Post Ageing: Technology in an Ageing Society"
English | 2014 | ISBN: 331909050X | PDF | pages: 162 | 3.2 mb

Design and Society: Social Issues in Technological Design  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at March 30, 2017
Design and Society: Social Issues in Technological Design

Design and Society: Social Issues in Technological Design By Cameron Shelley
English | PDF | 2017 | 241 Pages | ISBN : 331952514X | 5.93 MB

This book discusses concepts of good design from social perspectives grounded in anthropology, sociology and philosophy, the goal being to provide readers with an awareness of social issues to help them in their work as design professionals.

Security and the Networked Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at March 25, 2017
Security and the Networked Society

Security and the Networked Society by Mark Gregory
English | 7 Nov. 2013 | ISBN: 3319023896 | 316 Pages | EPUB (True) | 3.39 MB

This book examines technological and social events during 2011 and 2012, a period that saw the rise of the hacktivist, the move to mobile platforms, and the ubiquity of social networks. It covers key technological issues such as hacking, cyber-crime, cyber-security and cyber-warfare, the internet, smart phones, electronic security, and information privacy.

Technology, Society and Sustainability: Selected Concepts, Issues and Cases  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at March 22, 2017
Technology, Society and Sustainability: Selected Concepts, Issues and Cases

Technology, Society and Sustainability: Selected Concepts, Issues and Cases by Lech W. Zacher
English | 10 Mar. 2017 | ISBN: 3319471627 | 442 Pages | PDF | 6.89 MB

This collection is a multidisciplinary and multicultural contribution to the current sustainability discourse. It is focused on two main dimensions of our world: complexity and diversity.