Logo

Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World

Large book cover: Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World

Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World
by

Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN/ASIN: 0201483408
ISBN-13: 9780201483406
Number of pages: 528

Description:
The 20th century has been the Age of Physics. Out of Control is an accessible and entertaining explanation of why the coming years will probably be the Age of Biology -- particularly evolution and ethology -- and what this will mean to most every aspect of our society. Kelly is an enthusiastic and well-informed guide who explains the promises and implications of this rapidly evolving revolution very well.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online html)

Similar books

Book cover: Networks, Crowds, and MarketsNetworks, Crowds, and Markets
by - Cambridge University Press
Combines different scientific perspectives in its approach to understanding networks and behavior. Drawing on ideas from economics, sociology, computing and information science, and applied mathematics, it describes an emerging field of study.
(7039 views)
Book cover: Fame Attack: The Inflation of Celebrity and its ConsequencesFame Attack: The Inflation of Celebrity and its Consequences
by - Bloomsbury Academic
This book assesses celebrity culture today. It explores how the fads, fashions and preoccupations of celebrities enter the popular lifeblood, explains what is distinctive about contemporary celebrity, and reveals the consequences of fame.
(569 views)
Book cover: Knowledge Goes Pop: From Conspiracy Theory to GossipKnowledge Goes Pop: From Conspiracy Theory to Gossip
by - Berg Publishers
The book examines the popular knowledges that saturate our everyday experience. We make this information and then it shapes the way we see the world. How valid is it when compared to official knowledge and why it causes so much institutional anxiety?
(1406 views)
Book cover: Globalization and ResponsibilityGlobalization and Responsibility
by - InTech
The authors show that globalization consists of not only an objective process, but also of a lot of statements that define, describe and analyze the different experiences of the process. Written by researchers from different academic disciplines.
(5080 views)