Data Smog: Surviving the Information Glut by David Shenk

By David Shenk

Media student ( and net fanatic ) David Shenk examines the troubling results of knowledge proliferation on bodies, our brains, our relations, and our tradition, then deals strikingly down-to-earth insights for dealing with the deluge.

With a skillful mix of own essay, firsthand reportage, and sharp research, Shenk illustrates the significant paradox of our time: as our international will get extra complicated, our responses to it turn into more and more simplistic.He attracts convincing hyperlinks among facts smog and pressure distraction, indecision, cultural fragmentation, social vulgarity, and more.

But there is desire for a saner, extra significant destiny, as Shenk bargains a wealth of novel prescriptions--both own and societal--for dispelling information smog.

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II (D. Van and Engineering Data 21, 16-20 Acta 11,131-139 (1975). 7. A. W. Campbell and Ray Engelke, Proceedings-Sixth Symposium (International) on Detonation, Coronado, California, August 24-27, 1976 (Office of Naval Research, Department of the Navy, ACR-221, 1976), pp. 642-652. 8. W. E. Deal, Journal of Chemical Physics 27,796-800 (1957). 9. L. C. Smith, Explosivstoffe l&106-130 (1967). 10. Manuel J. Urizar, Suzanne W. Peterson, and Louis C. Smith, Scientific Laboratory report LA-7193-MS (April 1978).

2 HMX is shipped as a Class A explosive and must be shipped wet with not less than 10% water. HMX may be stored dry in Compatibility Group A or wet in ComGroup D. 1. * patibility 3. 1 Structural PROPERTIES Formula. 2 Molecular Weight. 3 Solubility. Grams Dissolved/100 Solvent Acetic acid Glacial 70% Acetic anhydride Acetone Anhydrous 70% Acetonitrile Cyclohexanone Dimethylformamide Dimethylsulfoxide 4. 4-6 HMX are given. 80 HMX cannot be consolidated into charges by conventional pressing. Obtaining large pieces of polycrystalline HMX requires solvent pressing techniques.

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