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The Technology Trap free pdf Most of us assume that those in charge can always find a way to control any technology mankind creates, no matter how powerful. But in a world of imperfect human beings who are prone to error, emotion, and sometimes to malevolent behavior, this could be an arrogant - and disastrous - assumption. This book is filled with compelling, factual stories that illustrate how easy it is for situations to go terribly wrong, despite our best efforts to prevent any issue. The author is not advocating an anti-technology 'return to nature', nor intending to highlight the marvels of our high-tech world. Instead, the objective is to reveal the potential for disaster that surrounds us in our modern world, elucidate how we arrived at this predicament, explain the nature and ubiquity of human fallibility, expose why proposed 'solutions' to these Achilles heels cannot work, and suggest alternatives that could thwart human-induced technological disasters.

About Lloyd J. Dumas

Lloyd J. Dumas is a social scientist and engineer. His published works include Lethal Arrogance: Human Fallibility and Dangerous Technologies and Confronting Corruption, Building Accountability: Lessons from the World of International Development Advising. Dumas's writing has been published in more than 120 articles within books and journals of various disciplines.

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Author : Lloyd J. Dumas
Publisher : Praeger Publishers Inc
Data Published : 01 September 2010
ISBN : 0313378886
EAN : 9780313378881
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 340 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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