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Canadarm and Collaboration

How Canada's Astronauts and Space Robots Explore New Worlds

Canada is a small but mighty power in space exploration. After providing the Canadarm robotic arm for the space shuttle in 1981, Canada received an invitation to start an astronaut program … 249 View

Cyberidentities

Canadian and European Presence in Cyberspace

This innovative study explores diverse aspects of Canadian and European identity on the information highway and reaches beyond technical issues to confront and explore communication, culture and … 220 View

i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View
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Man at the Airport

How Social Media Saved My Life: One Syrian's Story

Man at the Airport explores what it means to be a Syrian, an “illegal” and a refugee. More broadly, it examines the power of social media to amplify individual voices and facilitate … 232 View
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Reset

Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society

In the 2020 CBC Massey Lectures, bestselling author and renowned technology and security expert Ronald J. Deibert exposes the disturbing influence and impact of the internet on politics, the … 339 View
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Beyond Infrastructure: Canadian and European Identities in Cyberspace

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Foreword

From: Canadarm and Collaboration

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Introduction

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add
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Introduction

From: Man at the Airport

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Introduction

From: Reset

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In the introduction, Deibert explores our dependence on smart phones and the internet, and the anxiety that this can cause. He also discusses social media, cyberwarfare, data breaches, and how we … 28 $2.80 Add
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Prologue

From: Canadarm and Collaboration

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The Market for Our Minds

From: Reset

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Chapter 1 explores the economic engine that underlies social media: the personal data surveillance economy. Social media platforms describe themselves in many different, seemingly benign ways: … 40 $4.00 Add
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The Olive Farm

From: Man at the Airport

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In the opening chapter, Al Kontar reflects on the Syrian Civil War and his childhood on an olive farm in Sweida. 7 $0.70 Add
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The Shift

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Every era has an innovation that changes the face of society: the way we think, the way we act and interact as individuals, as a community, and as a culture. As the innovation is introduced, it … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Trans-Canada Highway vs The Information Highway: The Road Less Traveled?

From: Cyberidentities

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There has been much written to support the metaphor of the highway being used to describe this massive undertaking to “wire” the world. Headlines such as: “Information’s … 6 $0.84 Add
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Chapter 1

That's $600 a litre in space paint

From: Canadarm and Collaboration

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This chapter explores the history of Canada’s role in space exploration. Topics include Alouette I and II – the first Canadian Satellites, the Canadarm, and the role played by former … 26 $2.60 Add