The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262036368
Size: 13.19 MB
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This book is about those encounters -- in particular thousands of Chinese characters versus the typewriter and its QWERTY keyboard.

Coming To Terms With The Nation

Author: Thomas Mullaney
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520262786
Size: 26.15 MB
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Studies China's "Ethnic classification project" (minzu shibie) of 1954, conducted in Yunnan province.

Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035545
Size: 47.53 MB
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How Britain lost its early dominance in computing by systematically discriminating against its most qualified workers: women.

The Vanishing Middle Class

Author: Peter Temin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036169
Size: 71.21 MB
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Why the United States has developed an economy divided between rich and poor and how racism helped bring this about.

Net Smart

Author: Howard Rheingold
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300729
Size: 32.66 MB
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In Net Smart, cyberculture expert Howard Rheingold shows us how to use social media intelligently, humanely, and, above all, mindfully.

Zero To One

Author: Peter Thiel
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 080413930X
Size: 65.60 MB
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In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things.

Evil Media

Author: Matthew Fuller
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262304406
Size: 58.43 MB
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From search engines to flirting strategies, from the value of institutional stupidity to the malicious minutiae of databases, this book shows how the devil is in the details.

The Optical Unconscious

Author: Rosalind E. Krauss
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262611053
Size: 69.10 MB
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Rosalind Krauss tells the story of the optical unconscious, an unruly, disruptive force that haunted modernism from the 1920s to the 1950s, and which continues to disrupt it today.