9 edition of The Information Bomb found in the catalog.
by Verso Books
Written in English
|Contributions||Chris Turner (Translator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||145|
When he returned to England in , he went to work at Britain's nuclear research facility, and passed information on creating a hydrogen bomb to the Soviet Union. In December , authorities. Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race and the Cold War in Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon. A Newbery Honor book A National Book Awards finalist for 4/5(58).
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"The Information Bomb" is a media studies classic that belongs on the shelf right beside your dog-eared copies of "Understanding Media" and "The Disapearance of Childhood." It is terse and rough-hewn, but it is also packed full of clever neologisms and insightful glimpses into the abyss that technological "advance" continues to open up before our by: This book was first published in but at times it is rather prophetic of recent times, especially in light of the global financial crash, and more recently in the USA with the 'scandal' of the NSA, exposing publicly the information war that that country has been engaging in for decades/5.
The Information Bomb spans everything from Fukuyama to Larry Flynt, the Sensation exhibition of New British Art to space travel, all seen through the optic of Virilio's trenchant and committed 4/5(2). Originally published inBy the Bomb's Early Light is the first book to explore the cultural 'fallout' in America during the early years of the atomic age.
Paul Boyer argues that the major aspects of the long-running debates about nuclear armament and disarmament developed and took shape soon after the bombing of Hiroshima. Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon Summary.
In the last days of when Otto Hahn accidentally discovers atomic fission during an experiment in his lab, he sets off a chain of events that forever change the world. Bomb gives a detailed account of the events leading to the Manhattan Project: the development and deployment of the first atom bombs.
The book also explains the complex issues of war, politics, and patriotism that made scientists and the military feel that having The Bomb was necessary, and that led to the Cold War/arms race between the United States and Russia.4/5. Bomb is a riveting account of the development of the unprecedented weapons that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki inchanging our world forever.
It is brilliantly told, with an astonishing cast of scientists, soldiers, politicians, and traitors, and the breathtaking tension of a first-rate thriller. The book tells the story of the building of the atomic bomb: the research, the process, the scientists, the espionage, the outcome.
All of it in extremely interesting pages/5. Published inBomb received a bunch of critical acclaim. Most notably it won the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction, it was a Newbery Honor Book, and it was a finalist in the National Book Awards.
Those are no small potatoes. Book Summary On August 6,the first atomic bomb is dropped from an American plane on theresidents of Hiroshima, Japan. Most of the city is destroyed and thousands of its inhabitants die.
After the era of the atomic bomb, Virilio posits an era of genetic and information bombs which replace the apocalyptic bang of nuclear death with the whimper of a subliminally reinforced eugenics.
We are entering the age of euthanasia. These exhilarating bulletins from the information war extend the range of Virilio's work. Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race and the Cold War in Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon.
A Newbery Honor book A National Book Awards finalist for Young. The Information Bomb. A prolific French intellectual known for his pronouncements on media, computers and technology, Virilio writes in the subversive tradition of Michel Foucault, Jean Baudrillard and Theodore Roszak.
Sheinkin has written a remarkably well researched book and told the story of the development of the atomic bomb and the theft of classified information in a way that is both engaging and informative. The book has four parts; Part 1: The Three Way Race, Part 2: Chain Reaction, Part 3: How To Build An Atomic Bomb and Part 4: Final Assembly.
Bomb Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections: This detailed literature summary also contains Quotes and a Free Quiz on Bomb by Steve Sheinkin.
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After the era of the atomic bomb, Virilio posits an era of genetic and information bombs which replace the apocalyptic bang of nuclear death with the whimper of a subliminally reinforced eugenics. We are entering the age of euthanasia. These exhilarating bulletins from.
2 PAUL VIRILIO Indeed, if the 'experience of thought' does in fact lie at the origin of the experimental sciences, we cannot but notice today the decline of that analogue mental process, in favour of instrumental, digital procedures, which are capa ble, we are told, of boosting Size: KB.
The Bomb (novel) The Bomb is a novel by Theodore Taylor written about the protest against nuclear testing on Bikini Atoll after the natives are forced to move. The story mainly follows the life of Sorry Rinamu and the effect of the Able bomb tests on the natives. This is the story of the atomic is a National Book Awards finalist for Young People's Literature Newbery Honor Book Sibert Award Winner YALSA Excellence Winner Expand Product Details.
A gripping narrative of the race between countries, spies, and scientists to create the first. Hence the book's title. The information bomb follows the atomic bomb and everything is globalised and flattened. Interactivity is to information as radioactivity is to energy. The work/private life distinction disappears.
It is impossible to distinguish between information and disinformation/5(4).Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race and the Cold War in Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon.
A Newbery Honor book/5().