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The Resource Engineering tomorrow : today's technology experts envision the next century, Janie Fouke, editor ; Trudy E. Bell and Dave Dooling, writers

Engineering tomorrow : today's technology experts envision the next century, Janie Fouke, editor ; Trudy E. Bell and Dave Dooling, writers

Label
Engineering tomorrow : today's technology experts envision the next century
Title
Engineering tomorrow
Title remainder
today's technology experts envision the next century
Statement of responsibility
Janie Fouke, editor ; Trudy E. Bell and Dave Dooling, writers
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines several significant devices, techniques, software developments, and systems concerns related to twenty-first century advances in technology; explores technologies that could directly affect individuals and society; and articulates principal issues in some of the largest technology-related challenges facing society
Cataloging source
DPL
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Bell, Trudy E
Dewey number
  • OS 609./05
  • 303.483
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
T174
LC item number
.B451 2000
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dooling, David
  • Fouke, Janie McLawhorn
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technological forecasting
  • Twenty-first century
  • Engineering
  • Ingénierie
  • Prévision technologique
  • Vingt et unième siècle
  • Prévision technologique
  • Vingt et unième siècle
  • Ingénierie
  • Prognose
  • Technischer Fortschritt
  • Technikbewertung
  • Zukunftserwartung
  • Technik
  • Ingeniería
Label
Engineering tomorrow : today's technology experts envision the next century, Janie Fouke, editor ; Trudy E. Bell and Dave Dooling, writers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Are we prepared for the nanotechnology revolution?
  • When will society recognize that nuclear reactors are environmentally safer than fossil-fuel power plants?
  • How can effective communication help engineers develop the best products?
  • Can engineers abdicate leadership forever?
  • How can we accurately evaluate creativity and diversity?
  • Can we make society smarter?
  • How can we separate the Internet's wheat from its chaff?
  • Are computers really the tide that will float all boats?
  • How can we prevent ourselves from drowning in high-tech waste?
  • Are we eating our seed corn?
  • What are key policy and social issues facing the Internet?
  • When is unlimited information effectively no information at all?
  • The electromagnetic spectrum--public trust or pork barrel?
  • What is the role of industrial research laboratories in the twenty-first century?
  • What is the most environmentally sound way to dispose of consumer electronics products?
  • How will the Internet affect social relationships?
  • What is the future of the U.S.'s universities and corporate research laboratories?
  • Why can't we better predict which technologies will succeed?
  • How can mentoring overcome racial discrimination?
  • What practical advice can encourage women engineers?
  • How can we ensure that technology is humane and not inane?
  • What is the secret of happiness in a career?
  • When computer intelligence exceeds human intelligence, what will it mean to be human?
  • How much will we pay for freedom of movement?
  • What is the potential of computer intelligence in mass transit?
  • Will cars ever have jet fighter controls?
  • Can we overcome our fear of flying?
  • How can we further explore the 'microverse'?
  • Why are humans driven to explore?
  • Do we really need an armada to explore Mars?
  • Will humans live in cities floating on the oceans?
  • Why should engineers take the long view?
  • What are some of technology's unanticipated consequences?
  • How can we best invest in the next generation of scientists and engineers?
  • What does it take for people to realize that technology-induced climate change is jeopardizing our very lives?
  • Why is it urgent now to investigate low-carbon sources of energy?
  • How can we watch out for a weapon that hasn't been invented?
  • Can we mount an effective defense without having to shoot?
  • How much privacy will we trade for safety?
  • How do we reduce the body count?
  • How can students experience the impact of engineering on society?
  • Engineering ethics--who cares?
  • Why is diversity essential to sustaining creativity?
  • What constitutes a good scientific theory?
  • How can people learn to get along better?
  • How can more young people be attracted to engineering?
  • How can we be wiser about decisions of what to pursue in science and technology?
  • How soon can we free ourselves from fossil fuels?
  • If you could 'uninvent' a technology, which would it be?
  • How will information technology transform global culture?
Control code
ocm42950421
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xiv, 308 pages
Isbn
9780780353619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, portraits (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o42950421
  • (OCoLC)42950421
Label
Engineering tomorrow : today's technology experts envision the next century, Janie Fouke, editor ; Trudy E. Bell and Dave Dooling, writers
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Are we prepared for the nanotechnology revolution?
  • When will society recognize that nuclear reactors are environmentally safer than fossil-fuel power plants?
  • How can effective communication help engineers develop the best products?
  • Can engineers abdicate leadership forever?
  • How can we accurately evaluate creativity and diversity?
  • Can we make society smarter?
  • How can we separate the Internet's wheat from its chaff?
  • Are computers really the tide that will float all boats?
  • How can we prevent ourselves from drowning in high-tech waste?
  • Are we eating our seed corn?
  • What are key policy and social issues facing the Internet?
  • When is unlimited information effectively no information at all?
  • The electromagnetic spectrum--public trust or pork barrel?
  • What is the role of industrial research laboratories in the twenty-first century?
  • What is the most environmentally sound way to dispose of consumer electronics products?
  • How will the Internet affect social relationships?
  • What is the future of the U.S.'s universities and corporate research laboratories?
  • Why can't we better predict which technologies will succeed?
  • How can mentoring overcome racial discrimination?
  • What practical advice can encourage women engineers?
  • How can we ensure that technology is humane and not inane?
  • What is the secret of happiness in a career?
  • When computer intelligence exceeds human intelligence, what will it mean to be human?
  • How much will we pay for freedom of movement?
  • What is the potential of computer intelligence in mass transit?
  • Will cars ever have jet fighter controls?
  • Can we overcome our fear of flying?
  • How can we further explore the 'microverse'?
  • Why are humans driven to explore?
  • Do we really need an armada to explore Mars?
  • Will humans live in cities floating on the oceans?
  • Why should engineers take the long view?
  • What are some of technology's unanticipated consequences?
  • How can we best invest in the next generation of scientists and engineers?
  • What does it take for people to realize that technology-induced climate change is jeopardizing our very lives?
  • Why is it urgent now to investigate low-carbon sources of energy?
  • How can we watch out for a weapon that hasn't been invented?
  • Can we mount an effective defense without having to shoot?
  • How much privacy will we trade for safety?
  • How do we reduce the body count?
  • How can students experience the impact of engineering on society?
  • Engineering ethics--who cares?
  • Why is diversity essential to sustaining creativity?
  • What constitutes a good scientific theory?
  • How can people learn to get along better?
  • How can more young people be attracted to engineering?
  • How can we be wiser about decisions of what to pursue in science and technology?
  • How soon can we free ourselves from fossil fuels?
  • If you could 'uninvent' a technology, which would it be?
  • How will information technology transform global culture?
Control code
ocm42950421
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xiv, 308 pages
Isbn
9780780353619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, portraits (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o42950421
  • (OCoLC)42950421

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