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By M. Higgins

ISBN-10: 0203401980

ISBN-13: 9780203401989

ISBN-10: 0203410653

ISBN-13: 9780203410653

ISBN-10: 0415215889

ISBN-13: 9780415215886

Technological know-how fiction will be visible as a analysis of the current, and a imaginative and prescient of attainable futures. It hence offers a very good source with which to interrogate either modern organizing approaches and enterprises as associations. The marginal task of technological know-how fiction has, even though, been principally missed in writing on association concept. This foreign assortment is the 1st ebook of its type to discover how technology fiction can enhance reports of association by way of drawing on views around the arts and social sciences.

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9, 26 May 1924 p. 16, 27 May 1924 p. 13, 28 May 1924 p. 14, 29 May 1924 p. 8, 29 May 1924 p. 13, 3 June 1924 p. 11, 6 June 1924 p. 11, 17 June 1924 p. 13, 19 August 1924 p. 11. 3 ARPA has changed its name several times, adding and dropping the prefix ‘Defense’. It is currently known as DARPA. References Aldiss, B. (1973) Billion Year Spree, London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Bartter, M. (1988) The Way to Ground Zero, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. R. (1992) The Origins of SDI, 1944–1983 , Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas Press.

Miller 1962a: 92) Townes himself joked that the acronym maser actually meant ‘means for acquiring support for expensive research’ (Seidel 1987: 113)! The fact that the laser was hailed as ‘something out of science fiction’ does not in itself mean that science fiction was instrumental. However, whilst we may expect public hype to surround a new invention with its potential to solve old problems, it is remarkable just how vigorously the laser was pursued by the military. The key question is: what generated such optimism, and was it justified?

16, 27 May 1924 p. 13, 28 May 1924 p. 14, 29 May 1924 p. 8, 29 May 1924 p. 13, 3 June 1924 p. 11, 6 June 1924 p. 11, 17 June 1924 p. 13, 19 August 1924 p. 11. 3 ARPA has changed its name several times, adding and dropping the prefix ‘Defense’. It is currently known as DARPA. References Aldiss, B. (1973) Billion Year Spree, London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Bartter, M. (1988) The Way to Ground Zero, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. R. (1992) The Origins of SDI, 1944–1983 , Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas Press.

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