Category: Media, science & technology

Broadcasting Policy in Canada

Univ of Toronto Pr | January 15, 2010 | 284 pages
Where did Canadian content regulations come from? What do international trade agreements mean for existing broadcasting policy and business practices? How are new media changing the face of broadcasting in Canada?  More Info

When Computers Were Human

Princeton Univ Pr | August 27, 2007 | 411 pages
Before Palm Pilots and iPods, PCs and laptops, the term "computer" referred to the people who did scientific calculations by hand. These workers were neither calculating geniuses nor idiot savants but knowledgeable people who, in other circumstances, might have become scientists in their own right.... More Info

Retooling the Humanities

Univ of Alberta Pr | October 1, 2010 | 424 pages
Is market-driven research healthy? Responding to the language of “knowledge mobilization” that percolates through Canadian postsecondary education, the literary scholars who contributed these essays address the challenges that an intensified culture of research capitalism brings to the... More Info

The Googlization of Everything

Univ of California Press | March 8, 2011 | 265 pages
Looks at the dark side of Google and its search engine, raising issues about intellectual property rights, the way Google makes people think and more, in a book where the author also looks at ways to avoid a Google-dominated Internet.  More Info

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