Geek Heresy

Author: Kentaro Toyama
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1610395298
Size: 71.10 MB
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By telling the moving stories of extraordinary people like Patrick Awuah, a Microsoft millionaire who left his lucrative engineering job to open Ghana's first liberal arts university, and Tara Sreenivasa, a graduate of a remarkable South ...

Geek Heresy

Author: Kentaro Toyama
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1610395298
Size: 29.41 MB
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By telling the moving stories of extraordinary people like Patrick Awuah, a Microsoft millionaire who left his lucrative engineering job to open Ghana's first liberal arts university, and Tara Sreenivasa, a graduate of a remarkable South ...

Geek Heresy

Author: Kentaro Toyama
Publisher: Public Affairs
ISBN: 9781610395281
Size: 66.19 MB
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Why then do we keep hoping that technology will solve our greatest social ills? In this incisive book, Toyama cures us of the manic rhetoric of digital utopians and reinvigorates us with a deeply people-centric view of social change.

Technologies Of Choice

Author: Dorothea Kleine
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262018209
Size: 29.74 MB
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Drawing on Amartya Sen's capabilities approach to development--which shifts the focus from economic growth to a more holistic, freedom-based idea of human development--Dorothea Kleine in Technologies of Choice? examines the relationship ...

Digital Humanitarians

Author: Patrick Meier
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482248409
Size: 25.51 MB
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This book charts the sudden and spectacular rise of Digital Humanitarians by sharing their remarkable, real-life stories, highlighting how their humanity coupled with innovative solutions to Big Data is changing humanitarian response ...

After Access

Author: Jonathan Donner
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262029928
Size: 42.85 MB
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In After Access, Jonathan Donner examines the implications of the shift to a more mobile, more available Internet for the global South, particularly as it relates to efforts to promote socioeconomic development and broad-based inclusion in ...

Disciplining The Poor

Author: Joe Soss
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226768783
Size: 47.77 MB
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Disciplining the Poor explains the transformation of poverty governance over the past forty years—why it happened, how it works today, and how it affects people.

Reclaiming Conversation

Author: Sherry Turkle
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110161739X
Size: 39.70 MB
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Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity—and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.

Powering The Dream

Author: Alexis Madrigal
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0306819775
Size: 24.43 MB
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Half compendium of lost opportunities, half hopeful look toward the future, Powering the Dream tells the stories of the brilliant, often irascible inventors who foresaw our current problems, tried to invent cheap and energy renewable ...