The Nature Of Technology

Author: W. Brian Arthur
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439165782
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Does technology, like biological life, evolve? In this groundbreaking work, pioneering technology thinker and economist W. Brian Arthur answers these questions and more, setting forth a boldly original way of thinking about technology.

Complexity And The Economy

Author: W. Brian Arthur
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199334293
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CHAPTER 8 The Economy Evolving as Its Technologies Evolve W. BRIAN
ARTHUR New technologies entering an ... as its Technologies Evolve,” from my
book The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves (The Free Press,
New ...

The Artificial Ape

Author: Timothy Taylor
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780230109735
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Given these inherent deficits, how did humans come out on top? In this fascinating new account of our origins, leading archaeologist Timothy Taylor proposes a new way of thinking about human evolution through our relationship with objects.

What Technology Wants

Author: Kevin Kelly
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101444467
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(1986) Microcosmos: Four Billion Years of Evolution from Our Microbial
Ancestors. New York: Summit Books. “combinatorial evolution is foremost, and
routine”. W. Brian Arthur. (2009) The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It

The Biologist S Imagination

Author: William Hoffman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199361320
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John Hodgson, “Ten Years of Biotech Gaffes,” Nature Biotechnology 24 (2006):
270–273, accessed March 19, 2013, ... W. Brian Arthur, The Nature of
Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves (New York: Free Press, 2009). Barak S

Author: Jared M. Diamond
ISBN: 9789747799149
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Design In Nature

Author: Adrian Bejan
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385534620
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In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the Constructal Law, accounts for the ...

Metabolic Ecology

Author: Richard M. Sibly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119968518
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Arthur, W. B. (2009) The Nature of Technology: What it is and How it Evolves.
New York: Free Press. Ashmole, N. P. and Ashmole, M. J. (1967 ) Comparative
feeding ecology of sea birds of a tropical oceanic island. Peabody Museum of
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Conscious Evolution

Author: Barbara Marx Hubbard
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1608681181
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competent humans are gaining an understanding of matter, thereby changing the
nature of evolution itself. Instead of seeing technology as merely useful or
possibly destructive, we see it as the natural extension of nature's technologies,
giving ...