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The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data
4.5 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
We used to say ''seeing is believing''; now googling is believing. With 24/7 access to nearly all of the world's information at our fingertips, we no longer trek to the library or the encyclopedia shelf in search of answers. We just open our browsers, type in a few keywords, and wait for the information to come to us.
Indeed, the Internet has revolutionized the way we learn and know as well as how we interact with each other. Yet this explosion of technological innovation has also produced a
Eargle's The Microphone Book: From Mono to Stereo to Surround - A Guide to Microphone Design and Application (Audio Engineering Society Presents)
ean: 9780240519616, isbn: 0240519612,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
The Microphone Book is the only guide you will ever need to the latest in microphone technology, application and technique. This new edition features, more on microphone arrays and wireless microphones; a new chapter on classic old models; the latest developments in surround; expanded advice on studio set up, recording and mic selection; improved layout for ease of reference; even more illustrations.John Eargle provides detailed analysis of the different types of microphones available. He then
Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
4.0 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Consider Facebook - it's human contact, only easier to engage with and easier to avoid. Developing technology promises closeness. Sometimes it delivers, but much of our modern life leaves us less connected with people and more connected to simulations of them.
In Alone Together, MIT technology and society professor Sherry Turkle explores the power of our new tools and toys to dramatically alter our social lives. It's a nuanced exploration of what we are looking for - and sacrificing - in a
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
4.1 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
The New York Times best-selling author of Physics of the Impossible, Physics of the Future and Hyperspace tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.
For the first time in history, the secrets of the living brain are being revealed by a battery of high-tech brain scans devised by physicists. Now what was once solely the province of science fiction has become a startling reality. Recording memories, telepathy, videotaping our dreams, mind control,
The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future
4.2 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Technology rules us as much as laws do. It shapes the legal, social, and ethical environments in which we act. Every time we cross a street, drive a car, or go to the doctor, we submit to the silent power of technology. Yet, much of the time, the influence of technology on our lives goes unchallenged by citizens and our elected representatives.
Our embrace of novel technological pathways, Sheila Jasanoff shows, leads to a complex interplay among technology, ethics, and human rights.
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
4.3 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Deborah Blum, writing with the high style and skill for suspense that is characteristic of the very best mystery fiction, shares the untold story of how poison rocked Jazz Age New York City.
In The Poisoner's Handbook, Blum draws from highly original research to track the fascinating, perilous days when a pair of forensic scientists began their trailblazing chemical detective work, fighting to end an era when untraceable poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime.
Drama unfolds case
Measuring America: How the United States Was Shaped by the Greatest Land Sale in History
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ean: 9781400100903, isbn: 1400100909,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
''This expertly written and eminently enjoyable chronicle is highly recommended for history and history of science collections.'' -Library Journal''Make room on the library shelf for the never-before-told saga of the survey that converted the vast wilderness west of the Ohio River into a commodity marked out for government sale.'' -Booklist, Starred ReviewHow we ultimately gained the American Customary System-the last traditional system in the world-and how Gunter's chain indelibly imprinted
Food and Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know
4.7 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
In Food and Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know, nutrition scientist and gastronome Dr. P. K. Newby provides a sweeping overview of the many interrelationships between humans, land, and food. What are today's major global nutrition problems - and are they preventable? Is it possible to retrain the palate to prefer healthier foods? How exactly do our dietary choices impact the land, water, and air that surround us? And what's the best way to live to 100, and beyond?
In 147 stand-alone
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How it Can Renew America
4.1 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Thomas L. Friedman's number-one best seller
The World Is Flat has helped millions of listeners to see globalization in a new way. Now Friedman brings a fresh outlook to the crises of destabilizing climate change and rising competition for energy - both of which could poison our world if we do not act quickly and collectively. His argument speaks to all of us who are concerned about the state of America in the global future.
Friedman proposes that an ambitious national strategy - which he
Them: Why We Hate Each Other - and How to Heal
4.8 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing American Adult, an intimate and urgent assessment of the existential crisis facing our nation.
Something is wrong. We all know it.
American life expectancy is declining for a third straight year. Birth rates are dropping. Nearly half of us think the other political party isn't just wrong; they're evil. We're the richest country in history, but we've never been more pessimistic.
What's causing the despair?
In Them, bestselling author
Lenk's Audio Handbook: Operation and Troubleshooting
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ean: 9780070375031, isbn: 0070375038,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
With step-by-step and circuit-by-circuit directions for audio technicians, field-service engineers, and serious audiophiles, this reference provides sufficient information for the user to design and build audio circuits from scratch. No previous design experience is required to apply the design data.