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


In this accelerated version of her bestselling 1989 CBC Massey Lectures, well known Canadian scientist and humanitarian Ursula M. Franklin examines the influence of know-how upon our lives and addresses the intense adjustments within the bit sphere because the actual international of expertise used to be first released. In 4 new chapters, Franklin tackles contentious matters, equivalent to the dilution of privateness and highbrow estate rights, the impression of the present expertise on govt and governance, the shift from purchaser capitalism to funding capitalism, and the effect of the web upon the craft of writing.

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