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Title Sex, bombs, and burgers : how war, pornography, and fast food have shaped modern technology / Peter Nowak.
Author Nowak, Peter, 1974-
Publication Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2011.
Description 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 303.483 N
Note "First published in Canada in 2010 by Viking Canada"--T.p. verso.
Contents Introduction: A Shameful Trinity -- Weapons of Mass Consumption -- Better Eating Through Chemistry -- Arming the Amateurs -- A Game of War -- Food from the Heavens -- The Naked Eye Goes Electronic -- The Internet : Military Made, Porn Perfected -- Seeds of Conflict -- Fully Functional Robots -- Operation Desert Lab -- Conclusion: The Benevolence of Vice.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Technological innovations -- Social aspects.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Technological innovations -- History.
Technology -- History.
War and society.
Pornography -- Social aspects.
Convenience foods -- Social aspects.
Popular culture.
Civilization, Modern -- 1950-
Civilization, Modern -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780762772742 :
0762772743

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 Mill Basin Non-Fic  303.483 N    CHECK SHELVES