The Real World of Technology
Author : Ursula M. Franklin
Publisher : House of Anansi
Release :1999
Total pages :209
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780887846366

In this expanded edition of her bestselling 1989 CBC Massey Lectures, renowned Canadian scientist and humanitarian Ursula M. Franklin examines the impact of technology upon our lives and addresses the extraordinary changes in the bit sphere since The Real World of Technology was first published. In four new chapters, Franklin tackles contentious issues, such as the dilution of privacy and intellectual property rights, the impact of the current technology on government and governance, the shift from consumer capitalism to investment capitalism, and the influence of the Internet upon the craft of writing.

Here in the Real World
Author : Sara Pennypacker
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release :2020-02-04
Total pages :320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780062698971

From the author of the highly acclaimed, New York Times bestselling novel Pax comes a gorgeous and moving middle grade novel that is an ode to introverts, dreamers, and misfits everywhere. Ware can’t wait to spend summer “off in his own world”—dreaming of knights in the Middle Ages and generally being left alone. But then his parents sign him up for dreaded Rec camp, where he must endure Meaningful Social Interaction and whatever activities so-called “normal” kids do. On his first day Ware meets Jolene, a tough, secretive girl planting a garden in the rubble of an abandoned church next to the camp. Soon he starts skipping Rec, creating a castle-like space of his own in the church lot. Jolene scoffs, calling him a dreamer—he doesn’t live in the “real world” like she does. As different as Ware and Jolene are, though, they have one thing in common: for them, the lot is a refuge. But when their sanctuary is threatened, Ware looks to the knights’ Code of Chivalry: Thou shalt do battle against unfairness wherever faced with it. Thou shalt be always the champion of the Right and Good—and vows to save the lot. But what does a hero look like in real life? And what can two misfit kids do?

The Real World
Author : N.A
Publisher : Mtv Books
Release :1996
Total pages :236
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0671003739

Members from the cast of each season of MTV's reality-based television series share their feelings and observations

Ethics for the Real World
Author : Ronald Arthur Howard,Clinton D. Korver
Publisher : Harvard Business Press
Release :2008
Total pages :212
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781422121061

People often act reflexively when faced with an ethical challenge. The necessity to make a fast decision leaves little time to think clearly. We get distracted by what our colleagues and others expect from us, and we make snap decisions that we regret. While most agree that outright lying, stealing, and harming are wrong, they seem to disagree about smaller compromises. This book argues that it's better and more satisfying to choose instead of react, to understand distinctions instead of guess what is right for us, and to remain cognizant of the impact of ethical compromise on our effectiveness at work and our personal relationships. The chapters of this book offer lessons and practical tools to help readers: 1. Develop radar to identify the situations where we are forced to make ethical compromises; 2. Understand how to use solid ethical logic and principles to foster clear thinking; 3. Draft and refine a personal code of conduct, and make it practical for everyday use; 4. Go beyond ethical basics to using your personal code as a lever for making more consistent decisions and reducing stress in work and life. Many books about ethics discuss weighty and controversial issues that few of us deal with in daily life--abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, animal rights. While these books are valuable, they are not so much tools for decision making as food for thought. This book, in contrast, focuses on one of ethics' most insidious problems: our inability to make clear and consistent choices in everyday life. The practical tools and techniques in this book help readers design a set of personal standards, based on sound ethical reasoning, for reducing everyday compromises.

The Real World of Democracy
Author : C.B. Macpherson
Publisher : House of Anansi
Release :1992-04-29
Total pages :112
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780887848902

In his 1964 CBC Massey Lectures C. B. Macpherson examines the rival ideas of democracy - the communist, Third World, and Western-liberal variants - and their impact on one another. He suggests that the West need not fear any challenge to liberal democracy if it is prepared to re-examine and alter its own values.

Welcome to the Real World
Author : Wes Smith
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release :1987
Total pages :114
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0345343115

The Real Real World
Author : Hillary Johnson,Nancy Rommelmann
Publisher : MTV Books
Release :1995
Total pages :176
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0671545256

Goes behind the scenes of MTV's reality-based television series, and explains how they were selected

Welcome to the Real World
Author : Ann Coburn
Publisher : Heinemann Educational Publishers
Release :1994
Total pages :152
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0435124161

Rosa is a self-assured intellectual in control of her life; Jason is the school heart-throb. But like three other teenagers at their school they are being harassed by a violent blackmailer and bully. To defend themselves the five victims must form an alliance - but to do this they must reveal their secrets to each other. Age 13+

MTV's Real World Chicago
Author : Alison Pollet
Publisher : MTV Books
Release :2002
Total pages :160
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0743446437

A behind-the-scenes tour of MTV's popular, controversial series offers an uncensored look at the cast and crew of the show in a compilation of interviews, photographs, gossip.

Reading for the Real World
Author : Eric Prochaska,Anne Taylor
Publisher : Compass Publishing
Release :2009-01-01
Total pages :148
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1599664194