Category Archives: Technology

Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car by Lawrence D. Burns (80)

When I read Brave New World and 1984 when I was a teenager, I thought some of the changes that these authors prophesied what would happen to the world in the future. I remember being scared and frustrated at the … Continue reading

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Generation Robot by Terri Favro (156)

This is a unique nonfiction book about a century of science fiction, fact, and speculation. The book covers a century of science fiction and where we have come from the early days to now. The book also discusses Isaac Asimov’s … Continue reading

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The Universe Within by Neil Turok (72)

This is a very important book for our life and times. It is about how our technologies have shaped us.  The book is visionary and a fascinating read. Every technology we rely on today was created by the human mind, … Continue reading

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy by Thomas P. Keenan (206)

This book is a must-read for all Canadians who are worried about how technology has not only taken over our world but also our private lives as well. Professor Keenan writes the book in laymen’s terms so that it is … Continue reading

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