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Title Technology and society [electronic resource] / David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2007.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is technology's impact on society? The benefits of technology are increasing / Jimmy Guterman ; The benefits of technology are diminishing / David Cox ; The Internet connects people / Jeffrey Boase et al. ; The Internet isolates people / Brent Staples ; Robots are replacing people / Marshall Brain ; Robots are not replacing people / Doug Saunders-- What impact does technology have on education? Technology is hurting education / Clifford Stoll ; Technology needs to be emphasized in education / Mortimer B. Zuckerman ; There is a digital divide / Andy Carvin ; There is no digital divide / Ejovi Nuwere ; Children are technologically skilled / Susan Smith Nash ; Children need imaginative play / David Sobel-- Should the government regulate technology? The government should support Internet neutrality / The New Republic ; The government should oppose Internet neutrality / The Wall Street Journal ; The government should regulate nanotechnology more strictly / J. Clarence Davies ; The government should not regulate nanotechnology more strictly / Sonia Arrison ; The government should ban therapeutic cloning / Leon R. Kass ; The government should not ban therapeutic cloning / Michael Gazzaniga-- Will future technology improve humanity? The genetic enhancement of children should be tolerated / David Merriman ; The genetic enhancement of children should be opposed / Bill McKibbon ; Future technology will benignly alter human existence ; Future technology could threaten human existence / Bill Joy.
Access License restrictions may limit access.
Subject Technology -- Social aspects.
Technological innovations -- Social aspects.
Technological forecasting.
Added Author Haugen, David M., 1969-
Musser, Susan.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Cover Title Technology + society
ISBN 9780737733600 (hardcover)
0737733608 (hardcover)
9780737733617 (pbk.)
0737733616 (pbk.)
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