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A World Without  Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age

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A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age...

Emmy J. Favilla

Writing & editing guides; Reference; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Digital lifestyle

Paperback

A book about language, exploring the new rules of writing in the age of social media, emojis and cyberslang. Featuring emoji... [more]

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The Darkening Web

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The Darkening Web

Alexander Klimburg

Society & Social Sciences; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

In its earliest days, the Internet seemed to all of us to be an unqualified good: It was a way to share information, increase... [more]

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Digital Humanities: Knowledge and Critique in a Digital Age

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Digital Humanities: Knowledge and Critique in a Digital Age

David M. Berry, Anders Fagerjord

Society & Social Sciences; Sociology & anthropology; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

As the twenty-first century unfolds, computers continue to change the way we think about culture, society and what it is to... [more]

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How to Be a Geek - Essays on Software Culture

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How to Be a Geek - Essays on Software Culture

Matthew Fuller

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general; Digital lifestyle

Paperback

Insightful, informative, provocative and brilliant, Fuller geeks out the problematic of software. In a wide-ranging... [more]

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will...

Pedro Domingos

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

Paperback

Algorithms increasingly run our lives. They find books, movies, jobs, and dates for us, manage our investments, and discover... [more]

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Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and What It Means For All Of Us

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Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered...

Jonathan Taplin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Hardback

Fake news. Digital monopolies. Stealth Marketing. This is the story of how the internet, which began as a dream, has become... [more]

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The Digital Mind: How Science Is Redefining Humanity

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The Digital Mind: How Science Is Redefining Humanity

Arlindo L. Oliveira

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Machine learning

Hardback

What do computers, cells, and brains have in common? Computers are electronic devices designed by humans; cells are biological... [more]

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i-Minds: How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing Our Brains, Our Behavior, and the Evolution of Our Species

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i-Minds: How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing...

Mari Swingle

Society & Social Sciences; Child & developmental psychology; Abnormal psychology; Health & safety aspects of computing; Human-computer interaction

Paperback

Constant connectivity is rewiring our brains -- this is your survival guide for the digital era [more]

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The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyberpsychologist Explains How Human Behaviour Changes Online

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The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyberpsychologist Explains How Human Behaviour...

Mary Aiken

Society & Social Sciences; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Popular psychology

Paperback

Freakonomics for our modern online lives from the world's leading cyberpsychologist and inspiration for CSI Cyber, Mary Aiken.... [more]

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The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

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The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

Laurence Scott

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2015WINNER OF THE JERWOOD PRIZEWe spend more time than ever online,... [more]

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Raising Your Child in a Digital World: What You Really Need to Know!

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Raising Your Child in a Digital World: What You Really Need to Know!

Kristy Goodwin

Ethical & social aspects of computing; Health & Self-Help; Child care & upbringing

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon... [more]

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Turing's Vision: The Birth of Computer Science

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Turing's Vision: The Birth of Computer Science

Chris Bernhardt

Mathematics & Sciences; Computing: general; Computer science

Hardback

Turing's fascinating and remarkable theory, which now forms the basis of computer science, explained for the general reader.In... [more]

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Game Changers: From Minecraft to Misogyny

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Game Changers: From Minecraft to Misogyny

Leena Van Deventer, Dan Golding

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Computer games: strategy guides

Paperback

The videogame scene has evolved from the hobby of boys in bedrooms to a popular pastime for anyone with a smartphone. Many... [more]

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Virtually Human: The Promise - And the Peril - of Digital Immortality

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Virtually Human: The Promise - And the Peril - of Digital Immortality

Martine Rothblatt

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Human-computer interaction

Paperback

Martine Rothblatt has been at the forefront of AI research, and is a clearheaded thinker when it comes to understanding the... [more]

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Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

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Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your...

Bruce Schneier

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Computer security

Paperback

Your cell phone provider tracks your location and knows who's with you. Your online and in-store purchasing patterns are recorded,... [more]

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant...

Erik Brynjolfsson (MIT), Andrew McAfee (MIT)

Business & Economics; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

In recent years, Google s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM s Watson trounced the... [more]

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Computing with Quantum Cats: From Colossus to Qubits

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Computing with Quantum Cats: From Colossus to Qubits

John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Computing: general

Paperback

Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality... [more]

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Children's Wellbeing in the Media Age: Multidisciplinary Perspectives from the Harvard-Australia Symposium

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Children's Wellbeing in the Media Age: Multidisciplinary Perspectives from...

Elizabeth Handsley, Colin MacDougall, Michael Rich

Media studies; Age groups: children; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

The book is a multidisciplinary conversation about children's media use and wellbeing. It explains how a range of disciplines... [more]

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Confronting the Internet's Dark Side: Moral and Social Responsibility on the Free Highway

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Confronting the Internet's Dark Side: Moral and Social Responsibility on...

Raphael Cohen-Almagor (University of Hull)

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Computer security

Paperback

This book outlines social and moral guidelines to combat violent, hateful, and illegal activity on the Internet. [more]

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Computability: Turing, Goedel, Church, and Beyond

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Computability: Turing, Goedel, Church, and Beyond

B. J. Copeland, Carl J. Posy, Oron Shagrir

Mathematics & Sciences; Computing: general; Computer science

Paperback

Computer scientists, mathematicians, and philosophers discuss the conceptual foundations of the notion of computability as... [more]

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When Google Met Wikileaks

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When Google Met Wikileaks

Julian Assange

Humanities; Freedom of information & freedom of speech; Ethical & social aspects of computing

CD-Audio

In June 2011, Julian Assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham... [more]

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Dataclysm: Who We are (When We Think No One's Looking)

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Dataclysm: Who We are (When We Think No One's Looking)

Christian Rudder

Society & Social Sciences; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

An irreverent, provocative, and visually fascinating look at what our online lives reveal about who we really are - and how... [more]

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To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to Fix Problems that Don't Exist

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To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to...

Evgeny Morozov

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

Paperback

Our gadgets are getting smarter. Technology can log what we buy, customize what we consume and enable us to save and share... [more]

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The Internet Police: How Crime Went Online, and the Cops Followed

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The Internet Police: How Crime Went Online, and the Cops Followed

Nate Anderson

Society & Social Sciences; Crime & criminology; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

Nate Anderson ventures behind the screens of landmark cybercrime cases that test the limits of law and order online. [more]

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The App Generation: How Today's Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World

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The App Generation: How Today's Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination...

Howard Gardner, Katie Davis

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Child & developmental psychology; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

From the famed Harvard psychologist and an expert on the impact of digital media technologies, a riveting exploration of the... [more]

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