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Author : Theodore J. Kaczynski
ISBN : 9781459610385
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Theodore Kaczynski saw violent collapse as the only way to bring down the techno-industrial system, and in more than a decade of mail bomb terror he killed three people and injured 23 others. One does not need to support the actions that landed Kaczynski in supermax prison to see the value of his essays disabusing the notion of heroic technology while revealing the manner in which it is destroying the planet. For the first time, readers will have an uncensored personal account of his anti-technology philosophy, including a corrected version of the notorious ''Unabomber Manifesto,''Kaczynski, s critique of anarcho-primitivism, and essays regarding ''the Coming Revolution.''

Technological Slavery

Author : Theodore Kaczynski
ISBN : 1944228012
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· Technological progress is carrying us to inevitable disaster. ... · Only the collapse of modern technological civilization can avert disaster. ... · What is needed is a new revolutionary movement, dedicated to the elimination of technological society. ... --from the Preface Logical, lucid, and direct, Technological Slavery is more than an expansion on the ideas set forth by Theodore Kaczynski in Industrial Society and Its Future (a.k.a. the "Manifesto"). It radically reinvigorates and reforms the intellectual foundations of an age-old and resurgent world-view: "Progress" is a myth. Wild nature and humanity (including human freedom, dignity, and autonomy) are fundamentally incompatible with technological growth. In Technological Slavery, Kaczynski argues that: (i) the unfolding human and environmental crises are the direct, inevitable result of technology itself; (ii) many of the stresses endured in contemporary life are not normal to the human condition, but unique to technological conditions; (iii) wilderness and human life close to nature are realistic and supreme ideals; and, (iv) a revolution to eliminate modern technology and attain these ideals is necessary and far more achievable than would first appear. Drawing on psychology, economics, history, anthropology, political science, and biology, Kaczynski weaves together a set of visionary social theories to form a revolutionary perspective on the dynamics of history and the evolution of societies. The result is a comprehensive challenge to the fundamental values and assumptions of the modern technology-driven world, pinning the cause of the rapidly unfolding catastrophe on technology itself, while offering a realistic hope for ultimate recovery. Note: Theodore John Kaczynski does not receive any remuneration for this book.

Through The Prism Of Slavery

Author : Dale W. Tomich
ISBN : 9781417503575
Genre : History
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This thoughtful book explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism. Tracing slavery's integral role in the formation of a capitalist world economy, Dale W. Tomich reinterprets the development of the world economy through the "prism of slavery." Through a sustained critique of Marxism, world-systems theory, and new economic history, the author develops an original conceptual framework for answering theoretical and historical questions about the nexus between slavery and the world economy.
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Ethics In Media Communications Cases And Controversies

Author : Louis Day
ISBN : 9780534637149
Genre : Business & Economics
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Have you ever wondered exactly what ethical standards exist in the media? ETHICS IN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS: CASES AND CONTROVERSIES explains it all and shows you that there’s a lot more to the story behind the scenes. Whether the issue is censorship, privacy, or accuracy, the media is governed by ethical norms that you need to know. And because it’s packed with case studies and review tools, this media ethics textbook is the one that will help out on the test as well. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Computers Human Interaction And Organizations

Author : Vicente Berdayes
ISBN : 0275963853
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Analyzes the interplay between human interaction, organizations, and the process of computerization, while illuminating the social and political nature of computerization.
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Jorge El Curioso Curious George Bilingual Edition

Author : H. A. Rey
ISBN : 9780547342382
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Curious George, a favorite of millions of children all over the world, became Jorge el curioso when translated into Spanish more than fifteen years ago. Now, for the first time, this bilingual edition of the much-beloved classic will feature text in both English and Spanish on each page. Jorge el curioso is the perfect choice for English speaking readers to learn Spanish, and for Spanish speakers to learn to read English.
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Gandhi Marg

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What Technology Wants

Author : Kevin Kelly
ISBN : 1101444460
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Inevitable— a sweeping vision oftechnology as a living force that can expand our individual potential This provocative book introduces a brand-new view of technology. It suggests that technology as a whole is not a jumble of wires and metal but a living, evolving organism that has its own unconscious needs and tendencies. Kevin Kelly looks out through the eyes of this global technological system to discover "what it wants." He uses vivid examples from the past to trace technology's long course and then follows a dozen trajectories of technology into the near future to project where technology is headed. This new theory of technology offers three practical lessons: By listening to what technology wants we can better prepare ourselves and our children for the inevitable technologies to come. By adopting the principles of pro-action and engagement, we can steer technologies into their best roles. And by aligning ourselves with the long-term imperatives of this near-living system, we can capture its full gifts. Written in intelligent and accessible language, this is a fascinating, innovative, and optimistic look at how humanity and technology join to produce increasing opportunities in the world and how technology can give our lives greater meaning. From the Hardcover edition.
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Technology And Information Services

Author : Carol Lee Anderson
ISBN : UOM:39015029558072
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This handbook provides helpful guidance for the information services practitioner and manager. It contains a wealth of concrete information necessary for managing technology and its applications and for providing technological leadership. Although there are a plethora of monographs allocated to general and specific aspects of automation, computerization, and technological innovation in libraries and information centers, this volume is unique in offering a conceptual framework for implementing and managing technologies plus a detailed discussion of technologies in relation to both the needs of information seekers and the changes they have wrought in delivering services to users. The volume will also be of interest to students because it provides a historical context for recent changes brought about by technological applications, describes current practices, and explores issues and trends on the horizon.
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