Technology Matters

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David E. Nye. Technology Matters: Questions to Live With. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006. Pp. xi, 282. Paper $27.95.

Summary

Chapters:

1. Can We Define "Technology?"

2. Does Technology Control Us?

3. Is Technology Predictable?

4. How Do Historians Understand Technology?

5. Cultural Uniformity, or Diversity?

6. Sustain Abundance, or Ecological Crisis?

7. Work: More, or Less? Better, or Worse?

8. Should "the Market" Select Technologies?

9. More Security, or Escalating Dangers?

10. Expanding Consciousness, or Encapsulation?

11. Not Just One Future

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