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Título Techno-fix: why technology won't save us or the environmentLibros / Impreso - Libros
Autor(es) Huesemann, Michael (Autor)
Huesemann, Joyce (Autor)
Publicación Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2011
Descripción Física xxviii, 435 páginas : ilustraciones ; 23 cm.
Idioma Inglés;
ISBN 9780865717046
Clasificación(es) 303.483
INGENIERIA INDUSTRIAL
Materia(s) Tecnología - Aspectos sociales; Tecnología - Aspectos morales y éticos; Tecnología - Aspectos ambientales;
Nota(s) Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice.
CONTENIDO: Technology and its limitations. The inherent unavoidability and unpredictability of unintended consequences -- Whe things bite back: some unintended consequences of modern technology -- Technology, exploitation and fairness -- In search of solutions I: counter-technologies and social fixes -- In search solutions II: efficiency improvements -- Sustainability or collapse? -- The uncritical acceptance of technology. Technological optimism and belief in progress -- The positive biases of technology assessments and cost-benefit analyses -- Happiness -- The uncritical acceptance of new technologies -- Profit motive: the main driver of technological development -- The next scientific and technological revolution. The need for a different worldview -- The design of environmentally susteinable and socially appropiate technologies -- Critical science and social responsibility.
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