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The Chinese Typewriter: A History

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The Chinese Typewriter: A History

Thomas S. Mullaney

Office systems & equipment; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Computing: general

Paperback

How Chinese characters triumphed over the QWERTY keyboard and laid the foundation for China's information technology successes... [more]

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The Power of Networks: Six Principles That Connect Our Lives

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The Power of Networks: Six Principles That Connect Our Lives

Christopher G. Brinton, Mung Chiang

Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Computer networking & communications

Paperback

What makes WiFi faster at home than at a coffee shop? How does Google order search results? Is it really true that everyone... [more]

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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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The Archived Web: Doing History in the Digital Age

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The Archived Web: Doing History in the Digital Age

Niels Brugger (Professor, Aarhus University)

Society & Social Sciences; Advertising & society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Hardback

An original methodological framework for approaching the archived web, both as a source and as an object of study in its own... [more]

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The AI Delusion

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The AI Delusion

Gary Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Digital lifestyle; Artificial intelligence; Human-computer interaction

Hardback

Gary Smith argues that the real danger of artificial intelligence is not that computers are smarter than us, but that we think... [more]

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Data Science

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Data Science

John D. Kelleher (Dublin Institute of Technology), Brendan Tierney (Lecturer at the School of Computing, Dublin Institute of Technology)

Other technologies & applied sciences; Computing: general; Computer science

Paperback

A concise introduction to the emerging field of data science, explaining its evolution, relation to machine learning, current... [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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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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Computadoras Para Todos

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Computadoras Para Todos

Jaime Restrepo

Reference works; Computing: general; Personal computers; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Todo lo que tiene que saber acerca de caomo usar su computadora y smartphone --Cover. [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 the Culture of Software

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How To Be a Geek: Essays on the Culture of Software

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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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 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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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]

$23.95

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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

Should ISPs discriminate against antisocial content that is indisputably objectionable? This is a lucid and compelling book... [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]

$35.00

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