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No Safety in Numbers

How the Computer Quantified Everything and Made People Risk-Aversive

No Safety in Numbers( )
Author: Perkinson, Henry
Editor: Strate, Lance
ISBN:978-1-57273-062-5
Publication Date:May 1996
Publisher:Hampton Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $64.90
Book Description:

This work addresses the social and cultural aspects of computing. Its perspective is that computers encode the world mathematically and statistically, and that this knowledge has resulted in an increased awareness of risks in all sectors of social life, making people avoid risk.

Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Computers / Social Aspects
Book Weight:0.386 Kilograms



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