Big Picture

Strategic and Conceptual Approaches to Technology

Abbate, Janet. Inventing the Internet. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2000. Agre, Philip E. "Welcome to the Always-on World." IEEE Spectrum 38, no. 1 (2001): 10, 13.

Alvarez, Mauricio Ramos. "Modern Technology and Technological Determinism: The Empire Strikes Again." Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 19, no. 5 (1999): 403-10.

Axelrod, Robert, and Michael D. Cohen. Harnessing Complexity: Organizational Implications of a Scientific Frontier. New York: The Free Press, 1999.

Balter, O. "How to Replace an Old Email System with a New." Interacting with Computers 12 (2000): 601-14.

Bauer, Martin, ed. Resistance to Technology: Nuclear Power, Information Technology and Biotechnology. 1st paperback edition ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Black, Edwin. IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation. 1st ed. New York: Crown Publishers, 2001.

Borenstein, Nathaniel. Programming as If People Mattered: Friendly Programs, Software Engineering, and Other Noble Delusions. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994.

Borg, Kevin. "The Machine in Me: An Anthropologist Sits among Computer Engineers (Review)." Technology and Culture 41, no. 1 (2001): 120-21.

Bowers, C. A. Let Them Eat Data: How Computers Affect Education, Cultural Diversity, and the Prospects of Ecological Sustainability. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000.

Brook, James, and Iain Boal. Resisting the Virtual Life: The Culture and Politics of Information. San Francisco: City Lights, 1995.

Brown, John Seeley, and Paul Duguid. The Social Life of Information. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2000.

Calcutt, Andrew. White Noise: An a-Z of the Contradictions in Cyberculture. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999.

* Cooper, Alan. The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How To Restore the Sanity . Indianapolis, IN: Macmillan, 1999.

Coopersmith, Jonathan. "Pretty Good Technologies and Visible Disasters." Technology and Culture 42, no. 1 (2001): 204-07.

Cordes, Colleen. "As Educators Rush to Embrace Technology, a Coterie of Skeptics Seeks to Be Heard." The Chronicle of Higher Education 44, no. 19 (1998): A25.

Döbel, Reinald. "Power and Powerlessness in the Global Village: Stepping into the "Information Society" as a "Revolution from above"." Electronic Journal of Sociology 4, no. 3 (1999).

Dreyfus, Hubert. What Computers Can't Do: The Limits of Artificial Intelligence. 2nd ed. New York: Harper Colophon, 1979.

Dreyfus, Hubert, and Stuart Dreyfus. Mind over Machine. New York: Free Press, 1986.

Edwards, Paul N. "Y2k: Millennial Reflections on Computers as Infrastructure." History and Technology 15 (1998): 7-29.

Ellul, Jacques. The Technological Bluff. Translated by Geoffrey W. Bromiley. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans, 1990.

. The Technological Society. New York,: Vintage Books, 1964.

Feenberg, Andrew. Questioning Technology. London ; New York: Routledge, 1999.

* Glass, Robert L. Computing Calamities: Lessons Learned from Products, Projects, and Companies That Failed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998.

Gleick, James. Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything. New York: Pantheon Books, 1999.

Goddard, Stephen B. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century. New York: Basic Books, 1994.

Grudin, Jonathan. "Groupware and Social Dynamics: Eight Challenges for Developers." Communications of the ACM 37, no. 1 (1994): 92-105.

Karim, Karim H. "Cyber-Utopia and the Myth of Paradise: Using Jacque Sellul's Work on Propaganda to Analyse Information Society Rhetoric." Information, Communication and Society 4, no. 1 (2001): 113-34.

Keil, Mark. "Pulling the Plug: Software Project Management and the Problem of Project Escalation." MIS Quarterly 19, no. 4 (1995): 41-47.

* Lessig, Lawrence. "Architecting for Control," May 2000.

. Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace. New York: Basic Books, 1999.

Longstaff, T.A., C Chittister, R. Pethia, and Y.Y. Haimes. "Are We Forgetting the Risks of Information Technology?" Computer 33, no. 12 (2000): 43-51.

Mander, Jerry. Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television. New York: Quill, 1978.

McLuhan, Marshall. Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964.

Nardi, Bonnie A., and Vicki O'Day. Information Ecologies: Using Technology with Heart. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1999.

Negroponte, Nicholas. Being Digital. 1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1995.

Nelson, Ted. Ted Nelson's Computer Paradigm 1999, http://www.sfc.keio.ac.jp/~ted/TN/WRITINGS/TCOMPARADIGM/tedCompOneLiners.html.

Norman, Donald A. The Design of Everyday Things. New York: Doubleday, 1990.

Orlikowski, Wanda J. "Learning from Notes: Organizational Issues in Groupware Implementation." Paper presented at the Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Toronto, Canada, November 1-4 1992.

Perrow, Charles. Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies. New York: Basic Books, 1984.

Petroski, Henry. To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design. 1st Vintage Books ed. New York: Vintage Books, 1992.

Postman, Neil. Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business. New York: Viking, 1985.

. Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology. 1st Vintage Books Edition ed. New York: Vintage Books, 1993.

Rochlin, Gene I. Trapped in the Net: The Unanticipated Consequences of Computerization. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997.

Roszak, Theodore. The Cult of Information: A Neo-Luddite Treatise on High Tech, Artificial Intelligence, and the True Art of Thinking. Reprint ed. New York: Pantheon, 1994.

Sloan, Douglas. Insight-Imagination: The Emancipation of Thought and the Modern World. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1983.

Sproull, Lee S., and Sara Kiesler. Connections: New Ways of Working in the Networked Organization. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1991.

* Stoll, Clifford. Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway. 1st ed. New York: Doubleday, 1995.

Talbott, Stephen L. The Future Does Not Compute: Transcending the Machines in Our Midst. 1st ed. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, 1995.

Taylor, Paul A. "Informational Intimacy and Futuristic Flu: Love and Confusion in the Matrix." Information, Communication and Society 4, no. 1 (2001): 74-94.

Tenner, Edward. "The Paradoxical Proliferation of Paper." Alkaline Paper Advocate 2, no. 3 (1989).

* . Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences. New York: Knopf, 1996.

* Ullman, Ellen. Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1997.

Vallenilla, Ernesto Mayz. "From Meta-Technology to Ecology." Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 19, no. 5 (1999): 411-15.

Vaughan, Diane. The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Vestich, Eli T. "Review of Silicon Snake Oil." Journal of Technology Education 9, no. 1 (1997).

* Winner, Langdon. "Do Artifacts Have Politics?" In The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology, edited by Langdon Winner, 19-39. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986.

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