The Real World of Technology
By Ursula Martius Franklin
Published in 1999 by House of Anansi Press
Originally published in 1990
Rating: 5 / 5
In this expanded edition of her bestselling 1989 CBC Massey Lectures, renowned scientist and humanitarian Ursula M. Franklin examines the impact of technology upon our lives and addresses the extraordinary changes 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.
- Pages: 224
- ISBN: 088784636X
- ISBN-13: 9780887846366
- Tags: cbc computers criticism ideas lecture technology to-read