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Geek Heresy

Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology

Geek Heresy( )
Author: Toyama, Kentaro
ISBN:978-1-61039-528-1
Publication Date:May 2015
Publisher:PublicAffairs
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.99
Book Description:

After a decade designing technologies meant to address education, health, and global poverty, award-winning computer scientist Kentaro Toyama came to a difficult conclusion: Even in an age of amazing technology, social progress depends on human changes that gadgets can't deliver.Computers in Bangalore are locked away in dusty cabinets because teachers don't know what to do with them. Mobile phone apps meant to spread hygiene practices in Africa fail to improve health. Executives in...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Industrial Technology
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.477 x 1.248 Inches
Book Weight:1.276 Pounds



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