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- HAMK libraries are closed on the winter break 1-7 March 202118.02.2021
- Changes in HAMK Library Service Hours starting on 1 February28.01.2021
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- Wiley e-journals open for HAMK students and staff19.01.2021
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Hewitt, J. & Hintsa. A. (2016). Exponential: better life, better performance. Columbia, SC: CreateSpace.
Are you performing at your full potential? When was the last time you stepped back to consider how you live and work? What if you could maintain your current level of performance, but vastly increase your reserves of energy and time? James Hewitt and Aki Hintsa reveal the stories and science that have played a pivotal role in 11 Formula 1 world championships. Exponential includes deeply researched content, brought to life with stories and interviews including Mika Hakkinen, programmer Linda Liukas, Face-Transplant Surgeon, Jyrki Tornwall, President Jurg Zeltner, Cancer specialist and sports doctor, Ralph Braun, Olympian cyclist Geoff Cooke and Alexander Stubb, Former Prime Minister of Finland.
Townsend, P. (2018). The dark side of technology. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
Technological progress comes with a dark side where good ideas and intentions produce undesirable results. The many and various unexpected outcomes of technology span humorous to bizarre, to situations that threaten human survival. Development can be positive for some, but negative and isolating for others. Advances cut across all areas of science and life. Reliance on technology causes unexpected technology-driven vulnerability to natural events that could annihilate advanced societies by destroying satellites or power grid distribution. Similarly, progress of electronics and communication has produced a boom industry in cybercrime, and cyberterrorism. Medical technology offers improvements in health, but can include many drug-related side effects and mutagenic changes. Over enthusiasm in creating a global food economy is devastating the environment and causing extinction of species, just to support an excessive human population. We must be aware of the threats and use planning, investment and political commitment to make sure our future is still positive.
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- This is what HAMK read in 2020Read more
We are still compiling library user statistics from 2020, but here is a little taste of what is to come: our most read books, magazines and journals by service provider. These TOP10 lists focus on […]
- Expert communication guidesRead more
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- Be kinder to yourselfRead more
Last year was an unusual one in many ways, and return to the new normal seems far ahead. If there ever was a time to be kind to yourself, it is now: to lower your expectations, to take more personal […]
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