The Real World of Technology (CBC Massey Lectures series) Revised Edition

The Real World of Technology (CBC Massey Lectures series) Revised Edition

Ursula M. Franklin

Language: English

Pages: 210

ISBN: 088784636X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


In this expanded edition of her bestselling 1989 CBC Massey Lectures, renowned Canadian scientist and humanitarian Ursula M. Franklin examines the impact of technology upon our lives and addresses the extraordinary changes in the bit sphere since The Real World of Technology was first published. In four new chapters, Franklin tackles contentious issues, such as the dilution of privacy and intellectual property rights, the impact of the current technology on government and governance, the shift from consumer capitalism to investment capitalism, and the influence of the Internet upon the craft of writing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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