Category: Media, science & technology

No University Is an Island

NYU Press | February 3, 2010 | 289 pages
The modern university is sustained by academic freedom. It guarantees higher education's independence, its quality, and its success in educating students. This title presents an account of the social, political, and cultural forces undermining academic freedom.  More Info

Blink

April 3, 2007 | 322 pages
Draws on a range of case studies to explore the process by which people make decisions, explaining how the difference between good and bad decision making is directly related to the details on which people focus, and counsels readers on how to become better decision makers in every aspect of life.... More Info

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

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