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The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
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You set the price! Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The first part of this book examines the intertwined social,economic, and technological causes that are the wellsprings of many of the environmental and social challenges we face. The second part offers workable solutions to attenuate or eliminate these problems. The ideas being presented are simple effective things we as ordinary citizens can implement to successfully abate these challenges.
The Infinite Bit: An Inside Story of Digital Technology
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Price: Free! Words: 223,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital
This book is the story of digital technology from a scientific and engineering perspective. It brings to the reader the wonders of science and the ingenuity in engineering. It shows that technology is not just a tool but also an interesting process, from the early days of telegraphy to the modern Internet.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
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Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
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This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.