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The Next Billion Users

Digital Life Beyond the West

  • Prologue
  • 1. The Leisure Divide
  • 2. Deviant by Design
  • 3. Media Bandits
  • 4. The Virtuous Poor
  • 5. Slumdog Inspiration
  • 6. The Poverty Laboratory
  • 7. Privacy, Paucity, and Profit
  • 8. Forbidden Love
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane