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Science and the Citizen By Marco Mamone Capria
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This collection of essays comes from the international project “Science and Democracy”. It offers an examination of several controversial issues, within and about science, of wide-ranging... More > social relevance. A partial list runs as follows: the role of scientific technology in shaping our life; the influence of corporations on contemporary medicine; grass-roots activism and new technologies; environmental constraints on economical growth; the HIV/AIDS controversy; the Wakefield trial and the MMR vaccine-autism link; the organ transplant ideology and business; the debate on the terrorist attacks in USA of September 11, 2001; the role of whistleblowers in science; etc. - Contributions by J. Barretto Bastos Filho, H. Bauer, M. Brown, M. C. Danhoni Neves, F. Fabbri, P. Ghisellini, S. Lang, A. Liversidge, C. Loré, M. Mamone Capria, R. Maruotti, D. Mastrangelo, S. Maurano, M. Mazzucco, D. Rasnick, S. Siminovic, S. Ulgiati, M. Walker.< Less
Universal Citizen By David Invictus
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Awakening in a world vastly different than his own, Dorian Braune soon realizes his role in an intergalactic prophecy. An uncertain destiny before him; he is powerless, yielding to the relentless... More > pull of fate in an adventure that transforms a curious abductee into a Savior.< Less
Universal Citizen By David Invictus
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Awakening in a world vastly different than his own, Dorian Braune soon realizes his role in an intergalactic prophecy. An uncertain destiny before him; he is powerless, yielding to the relentless... More > pull of fate in an adventure that transforms a curious abductee into a Savior.< Less
Citizen Class 5 By Loron-Jon Stokes
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In the 146th year of the rule of the Machine, Novian Slaver is sentenced to become 'Citizen Class 5'. This final judgement is the result of a brutal life and one which has been served within a void... More > of caring. A life awash with the System's tolerated vices, such as those of recreational drug use and violence. Join the struggle to find humanity within a class system which is devoid of justice. Embedded within the system's hierarchy and rules Novian soon finds himself powerless to enact change, and in a desperate cycle of violence and corruption.< Less
CITIZEN: Mars Colony By Flavio Olcese
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Sam Morgan stumbled upon the application while surfing the Internet. Was this for real? Ten positions had opened up for the first manned colony on Mars. Follow the life of a regular guy as he gets... More > ready for the trip of a lifetime. From the application, through training, the trip, the life on the colony and the eventual return to his home planet.< Less
CITIZEN: Mars Colony By Flavio Olcese
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Sam Morgan stumbled upon the application while surfing the Internet. Was this for real? Ten positions had opened up for the first manned colony on Mars. Follow the life of a regular guy as he gets... More > ready for the trip of a lifetime. From the application, through training, the trip, the life on the colony and the eventual return to his home planet.< Less
Citizen of Atlas - Second Edition By Brad Johnson
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Imagine visiting a whole other world twenty years in the future each time you go to sleep at night. This is the story of Ethan Danes: A paranoid doomsday fear mongerer whose life is about to change... More > forever. Through his own personal journal, Ethan documents his experiences exploring a futuristic city that is completely devoid of the monetary system, corruption and fear. Through this experience, Ethan meets his guide that takes him on a tour throughout the city. A beautiful young woman named Anica. Ethan sees first hand how evolved the human race has become as they merged together through a greater higher consciousness. Surprises await Ethan that literally go beyond his wild imagination. Experiences that will bring him into a level of understanding he never would of thought possible through the splendor of Atlas City.< Less
Weedon Island Edition Citizen'Scientist Guide By William Holcomb
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A special edition of the Citizen-Scientist Quick Reference Guide of Florida's trees and natural habitats intended for photographers, hikers, campers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Designed to quickly... More > inform the nature hobbyist and avocational citizen-scientist about the Florida outdoors. This special edition has additional information about the Weedon Island Preserve and how it relates to it's native american cultural history. This book is one way to "tell the forest from the trees".< Less
Rights and Responsibilities of Legal Non-citizens By Michael Font
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Brief general argument for non-citizen voting.
Volume 6607, Texas Citizens for Science --- Texas Longhorns men's basketball, 2000–09 By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6607, Texas Citizens for Science---Texas Longhorns men's basketball, 2000–09 Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less