Here is the latest issue of Techne. From Transformations, a special issue on Bernard Stiegler and the Question of Technics. Joseph Isenbergh (Chicago): Last Apps Standing. Future shock, postmodern nostalgia, and uncanny technologies: A review of Obsolete: An Encyclopedia of Once-Common Things Passing Us By by Anna Jane Grossman. A review of Nanoethics: Big Ethical Issues with Small Technology by Donald P. O'Mathuna. Being a behemoth: how Microsoft (and 9 others) make their billions. The iPhone4 STILL doesn't have Dvorak? Kill QWERTY! From Wired, Clive Thompson on the death of the phone call. An article on 11 technologies in danger of going extinct. PCs built for the Apocalypse: There are plenty of nearly indestructible computers. From American Scientist, an article on the Great Principles of Computing: Computing may be the fourth great domain of science along with the physical, life and social sciences; and a review of The Cultural Logic of Computation by David Golumbia. What will happen when technology no longer augments our reality, but overthrows it? An interview with William Gibson on his relationship with technology. Peter Kirwan on why TV will outlive newspapers. Techno-porn: How the sex industry drives mainstream technology. A review of A Culture of Improvement: Technology and the Western Millennium by Robert Friedel. A code for chaos: Just how dangerous has a computer worm and cyberwarfare become? In defense of the Taliban: As poverty’s historical enemy, technology will always defeat extremism. A review of The Cambridge Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics by Luciano Floridi. Computers can auto-generate processes, so can we really use them for scientific research if we can't control them? A review of Kevin Kelly's What Technology Wants (and more). A review of Between Reason and Experience: Essays in Technology and Modernity by Andrew Feenberg. A review of I Live in the Future & Here's How It Works by Nick Bilton. An interview with Clifford Nass, an expert on how people respond to technology.

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