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Peace, War and Computers

1st Edition

By Chris Hables Gray


240 pages | 20 B/W Illus.

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Computers are at the heart of war as we know it and this visionary overview of cyber war in the twenty-first century studies how electronics have changed the way we fight. Using informatics and chaos theory, this is a disarming, yet enthralling read.


"'Chris Hables Gray takes us to the edge, looks into the abyss, and where others wish us only to see fear, hatred, and a permanent state of war, he finds hope. Going beyond pure critique, Gray brilliantly dissects the morbidity of the TerrorWars and concisely maps out a netcentric course of action for a viable peace.'

." -- James Der Derian, author of Virtuous War and producer of After 9/11

About the Author

Chris Hables Gray is also author of Postmodern War and Cyborg Citizen and editor of The Cyborg Handbook. He is Professor of Cultural Studies of Science and Technology at Godard College and is Professor, Core Faculty, Graduate College, for The Union Institute and University. He is a former Eisenhower, NASA, and Smithsonian Fellow and is an active member of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART / Popular Culture
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies