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Made by Humans: The AI Condition

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Made by Humans: The AI Condition

Ellen Broad

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

Paperback

AI can be all too human: quick to judge, capable of error, vulnerable to bias. It's made by humans after all. Made by Humans... [more]

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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

David M. Ewalt

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Virtual reality

Paperback

Technology has often progressed in leaps and bounds, with life-altering consequences for humankind. From the telegraph to... [more]

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Sexts, Texts and Selfies: How to Keep Your Children Safe in the Digital Space

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Sexts, Texts and Selfies: How to Keep Your Children Safe in the Digital...

Susan McLean

Health & safety aspects of computing; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting

Paperback

Soon enough, every parent will have to discuss online safety with their... [more]

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Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy

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

Jonathan Taplin

Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Demonstrations & protest movements; Business & Economics; Business ethics; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

Fake news. Digital monopolies. Stealth Marketing. This is the story of how the internet - which began as a dream -... [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

Paperback

How developments in science and technology may enable the emergence of purely digital minds--intelligent machines equal to... [more]

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Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer

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Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer

Wendell Berry

Literary essays; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

Do I wish to keep up with the times? No. My wish simply is to live my life as fully as I can' The great American poet,... [more]

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Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse is Making Our Kids Dumber

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Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse is Making...

Joe Clement, Matt Miles

Social issues & processes; Educational strategies & policy; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

A call to arms for parents and teachers everywhere about the overuse of screens in schools and the devastating effect on our... [more]

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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

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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 Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything

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The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything

Paul Vigna, Michael J. Casey

Society & Social Sciences; Finance; E-commerce: business aspects; Sales & marketing; Computing: general

Hardback

From the authors of the fascinating The Age of Cryptocurrency, comes the definitive work on the Internet's next big thing:... [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

Domingos describes the quest to find the Master Algorithm, which will take machine learning to the next level, allowing computers... [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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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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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 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]

$27.99

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