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Back to the Well

Rethinking the Future of Water

Droughts. Floods. Contamination. Climate change. The perils to the global fresh-water supply have never been so clear or so numerous, as the crisis in Cape Town’s water supply in early 2018 … 378 View
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Fertility

40 Years of Change

In Fertility: 40 Years of Change, lawyer and author Maureen McTeer explores key medical, research, and legal developments in assisted human reproduction since the birth of the first IVF baby in … 276 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

Techno-Fix

Why Technology Won't Save Us or the Environment

Nanotechnology! Genetic engineering! Miracle Drugs! We are promised that new technological developments will magically save us from the dire consequences of the 300-year fossil-fueled binge known … ; 464 View
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Introduction

From: Techno-Fix

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Techno-Fix questions a primary paradigm of our age: that advanced technology alone will extricate us from an ever-increasing load of social, environmental and economic ills. Techno-Fix shows why … ; 6 $0.60 Add
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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

A Few Assertions

From: Back to the Well

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de Villiers begins the books with 4 assertions about our water future: 1. We aren’t doomed (yet). 2. There is not a global-scale water crisis. Rather, there are thousands of regional water … 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction & Prologue

The Story Begins

From: Fertility

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In the Introduction & Prologue author Maureen McTeer explains how the premise of the book is about the origins, current status, and future direction of assisted human reproduction. She ties … 6 $0.60 Add
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In vitro Fertilization

Part One — IVF: The Beginning of a Modern Human Reproduction Revolution

From: Fertility

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In In vitro Fertilization McTeer explains and examines the creation and first use of in vitro fertilization or IVF in humans. The chapter explains what in vitro entails, its original uses for … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Dismal Arithmetic of Water

From: Back to the Well

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In this chapter, de Villiers outlines the anatomy of a water crisis, using the city of Sao Paulo Brazil as an example. He shows how limits in supply and distribution, in concert with growing … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Inherent Unavoidability and Unpredictability of Unintended Consequences

From: Techno-Fix

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The Inherent Unavoidability and Unpredictability of Unintended Consequences postulates that there are always positive and negative effects of any technology. It is impossible for humans to … ; 15 $1.50 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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Canada’s New Carscape:

Town and Country Remade

From: Car Nation

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1912-1930. Analyzes the spread of the car in popularity and the freedom it represented to Canadians as you could now travel across the country, the changes to cities because of the car, road … 17 $1.70 Add
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Establishing Rules for IVF

Part One — IVF: The Beginning of a Modern Human Reproduction Revolution

From: Fertility

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In Establishing Rules for IVF McTeer continues exploring the history of IVF and the recommendations and regulations which arose to protect pregnant mothers and children. The chapter explores … 5 $0.50 Add
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Parents and Pedagogy

Helicopters and Expert Advice

From: Degrees of Failure

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Twentieth-century child-rearing practices in North America have been heavily manipulated by the state and the private sector toward a domestication that suits institutional life. The tense … 19 $1.90 Add
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Technological Integration Versus Technological Interference

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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At the onset of the i-tech phenomenon, most of us first noted surface changes. For example, what we perceived as an emergent shallowness of information, a subtle lack of depth and length of … 12 $1.20 Add