When Technology Fails

Author: Matthew Stein
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603580956
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When Technology Fails covers the gamut. You’ll learn how to start a fire and keep warm if you’ve been left temporarily homeless, as well as the basics of installing a renewable energy system for your home or business.

When Technology Fails

Author: Neil Schlager
Publisher: Gale Group
ISBN: 9780810389083
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The book focuses particularly on disasters caused by faults in design, construction, planning, and testing and the entries are arranged chronologically.

When Technology Fails

Author: John Horrigan
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This November 2008 report finds that "48% of technology users need help from others with new devices and many tech users encounter problems with their internet connections, home computers or cell phones.

Errors Medicine And The Law

Author: Alan Merry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521806312
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The Titanic Disaster: The Official Transcripts of the 1912 Senate Investigation (
reprinted 1998). United States Government, Report of the Presidential
Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (Washington, D.C., US
Government Printing Office, 1986). See also L. C. Bruno, 'Challenger explosion',
in N. Schlager (ed.), When Technology Fails: Significant Technological Disasters,
Accidents and Failures of the 20th Century (Detroit, 111., Gale Research, 1994).
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Trust Social Relations And Engagement

Author: D. Padua
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230391257
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But it is also part of our lifethat technology fails. Technology itselfhasan imageand
a reputation. Its image dependson how pleasant the experienceis:if technological
platforms, media, accessibility and service allworkin a flawless way andallow
peopleto reachtheir objectives, its reputation maybe positive. However,
asprobably most of us have experienced, reality tells us that the list of problems
with technology is very long, from incompatibilities to difficultconnections to
frustrating ...


Author: Colm Fenton
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1412017181
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When science fails us, when technology fails us, when our faith fails us, when
reality and damnations face us? What and who do we turn to? We turn
throughout the ages to religion to save us. The collective superpowers rely on
religion and the codes it contains from all the generations, to save mankind,
when all else fails. In prayer we find solitude and comfort.We speak to the unseen
, we cry to the unknown, we beg to fresh air, we beseech with all our hearts and
minds for help?

The Knowledge

Author: Lewis Dartnell
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448137381
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Starkey, Paul, Harnessing and Implements for Animal Traction: An Animal
Traction Resource Book for Africa (ATL 96–294), German Appropriate
Technology Exchange (GATE) and Friedrich Vieweg & Sohn, 1985. Stassen,
Hubert E., Small-Scale Biomass Gasifiers for Heat and Power: A Global Review,
Energy Series, World Bank Technical Paper Number 296, 1995. Stein, Matthew
R., When Technology Fails: A Manual for SelfReliance, Sustainability and
Surviving the Long ...

Foundations Of Sustainable Business

Author: Nada R. Sanders
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118441044
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Improving the conditions of human-environmental systems may require attitude
and behavioral changes as well as technological innovation. Human ecology
aims to promote a healthy interdependence between humans and the
environment by considering them as parts of a holistic system. When technology
fails to provide a quick fix, behavioral changes and attitude adjustments on the
part of the culture may be necessary. The key to human ecology is that
technology is not a cure-all.