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Jacquard S Web

Author : James Essinger
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Traces the 200-year evolution of the principles of Jacquard's knitting machines to the information revolution of the twentieth century and the desk-top computer of today. --From cover (p. 4).

Hacking Capitalism

Author : Johan Söderberg
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The Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) movement demonstrates how labour can self-organise production, and, as is shown by the free operating system GNU/Linux, even compete with some of the worlds largest firms. The book examines the hopes of such thinkers as Friedrich Schiller, Karl Marx, Herbert Marcuse and Antonio Negri, in the light of the recent achievements of the hacker movement. This book is the first to examine a different kind of political activism that consists in the development of technology from below.

Inventors Of Industrial Technology

Author : Heather S. Morrison
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Technology is ever changing, and so too are industries. Throughout the decades, there have been many inventions that have challenged the way people approach industrial work. From the cotton gin to steel production, this book examines some of the most significant advancements in industrial technology and explains their importance in the history of invention.

Unjust Deserts

Author : Gar Alperovitz
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Draws on extensive research to reveal how as much as ninety percent of current economic output is collective in nature, in a report that argues that the wealthy are not inherently deserving of their economic advantages and that more balanced wealth redistribution practices should be adopted. 15,000 first printing.

Florida Law Review

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Cern Courier

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Science News

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The Economist

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Architecture And Urban Form In India S Silicon Valley

Author : John Charles Stallmeyer
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This study of Bangalore, India, a primary location of information and communications technology (ICT) development in South-Asia and a key node in the global production and consumption network of ICT, investigates three questions: (1) What physical shape does space at the intersection of globalization and information technology take? (2) How do historically constituted social, political and cultural geographies of the city continue to influence the contemporary physical spaces of globalization and information technology? (3) What role have architects played in constituting these new putative 'global' spaces for the ICT industry in Bangalore?

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