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The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains

Nicholas G. Carr - Computers - 2010 - 276 pages
Expanding on an article that appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the best-selling author of The Big Switch discusses the intellectual and cultural consequences of the Internet ...
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Does IT Matter?: Information Technology and the Corrosion of Competitive ...

Nicholas G. Carr - Business & Economics - 2004 - 193 pages
An IT expert argues that the strategic importance of IT has decreased over time and lays out a new agenda for IT management, examining implications for business strategy and ...
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Technology of the Gods: The Incredible Sciences of the Ancients

David Hatcher Childress - History - 2000 - 343 pages
Technology of the Gods lays out the mind-bending evidence that long-lost civilizations had attained and even exceeded our "modern" level of advancement. Westerners have been ...
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The Origins of the Modern World: Fate and Fortune in the Rise of the West

Robert Marks - History - 2007 - 221 pages
The Origins of the Modern World offers a refreshing alternative to Eurocentric histories by exploring the roles that Asia, Africa, and the New World played in creating the ...
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You Can't Catch Death: A Daughter's Memoir

Ianthe Brautigan - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 240 pages
The only child of suicide victim and writer Richard Brautigan describes her efforts to learn about her father; her reminiscences of him as a warm and witty artist; her coming ...
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Land in the American West: Private Claims and the Common Good

William G. Robbins, James C Foster - History - 2000 - 222 pages
The essays in this volume deal with complex, troublesome, and interrelated questions regarding land: Who owns it? Who can use it? What happens when private rights are seen to ...
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The Big Switch

Harry Turtledove - Fiction - 2012 - 433 pages
A World War II alternate history explores the lives of historic leaders, soldiers, and civilians in a world where Chamberlain chooses not to appease Adolf Hitler in 1938.
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A grammar of the multitude: for an analysis of contemporary forms of life

Paolo Virno - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 117 pages
Italian political thinker Paolo Virno argues that the category of "multitude" is a far better tool to analyze contemporary issues than the Hobbesian concept of "people."
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Against the Machine: How the Web is Reshaping Culture and Commerce--and why ...

Lee Siegel - Computers - 2009 - 182 pages
A critical study of modern technology analyzes the World Wide Web and complementary developments in terms of a negative influence on the people who use them, arguing that ...
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IT doesn't matter--business processes do: a critical analysis of Nicholas ...

Howard Smith, Peter Fingar - Business & Economics - 2003 - 126 pages
You?ve no doubt seen or heard talk of ?IT Doesn?t Matter? in the May 2003 issue of Harvard Business Review. It?s one of those rare pieces of Harvard-speak that will be heard ...
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