The Nature Of Technology

Author: W. Brian Arthur
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439165782
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Does technology, like biological life, evolve? In this groundbreaking work, pioneering technology thinker and economist W. Brian Arthur answers these questions and more, setting forth a boldly original way of thinking about technology.

Complexity And The Economy

Author: W. Brian Arthur
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199334293
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It may also bring social and economic challenges, which call for further
technologies to resolve these. A new technology therefore brings a train of further
technologies, and the economy thereby continually changes its character or
internal structure. The chapter is a slightly rewritten version of chapter 10, “The
Economy Evolving as its Technologies Evolve,” from my book The Nature of
Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves (The Free Press, New York, 2009). We
have been looking ...

What Technology Wants

Author: Kevin Kelly
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101444467
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(2009) “Paul Romer's Radical Idea: Charter Cities.” TEDGlobal, Oxford. a matter
of what it is designed for: Robert Wright. (2000) Nonzero: The Logic of Human
Destiny. New York: Pantheon. technology is our “second self”. Sherry Turkle. (
1985) The Second Self. New York: Simon & Schuster. “but we hope in technology
”. W. Brian Arthur. (2009) The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves
. New York: Free Press, p. 246. 10. The Unabomber Was Right 191 191 191 191
191 ...

The Nature Of Technological Knowledge Are Models Of Scientific Change Relevant

Author: L. Laudan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401576998
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Traditions evolve either by the application of a technique to a new situation, or by
improving that technique in the same situation. It is important to notice that
technological traditions occur at the level of individual technologies. Though
developing sequences of complexes are sometimes found, the lines of
continuous development in technology are generally traced through individual
technologies. Progress in complexes and systems occur by alternations of
imbalances and ...

The Biologist S Imagination

Author: William Hoffman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199361320
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Paul Romer, “Endogenous Technological Change,” Journal of Political Economy
98.5 (1990): S71–S102. W. Brian Arthur, “'Silicon Valley' Locational Clusters:
When Do Increasing Returns Imply Monopoly?” Mathematical Social Sciences
19.3 (1990):235–251. W. Brian Arthur, The Nature of Technology: What It Is and
How It Evolves (New York: Free Press, 2009). Barak S. Aharonson, Joel A. C.
Baum, and Maryann P. Feldman, “Desperately Seeking Spillovers? Increasing
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Digital Biology

Author: Peter J. Bentley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743238168
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This is a visionary book, written in accessible, nontechnical language, that explains how cutting-edge computer science will shape our world in the coming decades.