Why Things Bite Back

Why Things Bite Back

Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences

Book - 1996
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In this fascinating book, historian of science Edward Tenner takes a fine-toothed comb to several realms of technological intervention and discovers a resolute pattern of "revenge effects, "paradoxical, ironic consequences of the step s we take supposedly to improve our lives. Whether proliferating technology is fated to lead us to utopia, we can be certain that it has plenty of tricks up its sleeve.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1996.
ISBN: 9780679425632
Characteristics: xiii, 346 p. ;,24 cm.


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