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Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots in Contemporary Culture and Society

It’s official. My second edited book is now in the works with the publisher-approved title Handbook of Research on Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots in Contemporary Culture and Society. Editor Steven John Thompson, (UMUC) Call for Chapters Proposals Submission Deadline: August 1, 2015 Full Chapters Due: December 15, 2015 Introduction Handbook of Research on Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots in Contemporary Culture and Society lays the foundation for current research and exploration in cyborg theory and practice,

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Science and Technology Writing and Presentation Course

Pretty much thrilled to be teaching an inaugural Class of ’62 Scientific Writing course here at Dartmouth in Spring 15. I’ve given this course a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) focus for students majoring specifically in those disciplines. We will work with a triangulation of various texts including Angelika Hofmann’s Scientific writing and communication: Papers, proposals, and presentations; Bruno Latour’s Laboratory life: The social construction of scientific facts; and Edward Tufte’s The visual

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Cinderella Future: Technology’s Twisted Sisters

Looking forward to working with the 32 students in two upcoming Winter term sections of my new course Technology’s Twisted Sisters: Technophilia, Technophobia, and Technotopia. We’ll be in the Canvas Content Management System (CMS) online extensively and will discuss texts in class from the 4th Edition of Sara Baase’s A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology, and Ronald Sandler’s Ethics and Emerging Technologies. We will also critique a few select

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The Voice Of One Crying Out In Our Digital Wilderness

Lone Shack Nestled in Appalachian Mountains at White River Junction VT across Connecticut River from Hanover NH   As the shops and stores in Hanover get ready for the holidays, I am excited for my first winter in New England. I suspect the graciousness and generosity that sustain this community will overflow. It’s already touched me in too many ways to mention, but one new way will be attending Thanksgiving at my chiropractor’s house, where

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Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies reference book, edited by Steve Thompson, published by IGI Global, 2014.