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Tools and Weapons: The Promise and The Peril of the Digital Age

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Tools and Weapons: The Promise and The Peril of the Digital Age

Brad Smith, Carol Ann Browne

Information technology industries; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Microsoft Windows; Computer security

Paperback

The first book by Microsoft CLO Brad Smith, exploring the biggest questions facing humanity about tech [more]

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Deep Learning

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Deep Learning

John D. Kelleher (Academic Leader of the Information, Communication, and Entertainment Research Institute, Technological University Dublin)

Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Machine learning

Paperback

An accessible introduction to the artificial intelligence technology that enables computer vision, speech recognition, machine... [more]

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Virtual Reality

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Virtual Reality

Samuel Greengard

Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Virtual reality

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A comprehensive overview of developments in augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality-and how they could affect... [more]

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Artificial Intelligence: Modern Magic or Dangerous Future?

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Artificial Intelligence: Modern Magic or Dangerous Future?

Yorick Wilks

Popular science; Computing: general; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

Getting to the heart of the Artificial Intelligence debate. [more]

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

Peter Lewis

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

Paperback

The web was supposed to transform our world. So why are things so messed... [more]

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The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity

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The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp...

Amy Webb

Information technology industries; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Artificial intelligence

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A call-to-arms about the broken nature of artificial intelligence, and the powerful corporations that are turning the human-machine... [more]

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Coders: Who They Are, What They Think and How They Are Changing Our World

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Coders: Who They Are, What They Think and How They Are Changing Our World...

Clive Thompson

Ethical & social aspects of computing; Computer programming & software development

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From acclaimed tech writer Clive Thompson, a brilliant and immersive anthropological reckoning with the most powerful tribe... [more]

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Future Histories: What Ada Lovelace, Tom Paine, and the Paris Commune Can Teach Us About Digital Technology

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Future Histories: What Ada Lovelace, Tom Paine, and the Paris Commune Can...

Lizzie O'Shea

Social forecasting, future studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Hardback

A highly engaging tour through progressive history in the service of emancipating our digital tomorrow. [more]

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Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet

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Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet

Yasha Levine

History of engineering & technology; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Privacy & data protection

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An explosive, revisionist history of the dark past, and darker present of the internet. [more]

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Automating the News: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Media

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Automating the News: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Media

Nicholas Diakopoulos

Language: reference & general; Media studies; Technology: general issues; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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From hidden connections in big data to bots spreading fake news, journalism is increasingly computer-generated. Nicholas Diakopoulos... [more]

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The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation

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The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation...

Carl Benedikt Frey

Business & Economics; Economics; Labour economics; Science funding & policy; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Artificial intelligence

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How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age... [more]

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Troll Hunting: Inside the world of online hate and its human fallout

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Troll Hunting: Inside the world of online hate and its human fallout

Ginger Gorman

Media studies; Social issues & processes; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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Topical and gripping, Troll Hunting is an extraordinary first-person investigation of a disturbing new online reality that... [more]

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How Technology Works: The facts visually explained

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How Technology Works: The facts visually explained

DK

Technology: general issues; Computing: general; Children's & Educational

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Have you ever asked yourself how the inventions, gadgets, and devices that surround us actually work? Discover the hidden... [more]

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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

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

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

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Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime

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Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime

Jonathan Lusthaus

Crime & criminology; Economics of industrial organisation; IT & Communications law; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Computer security

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Jonathan Lusthaus lifts the veil on cybercriminals in the most extensive account yet of the lives they lead and the vast international... [more]

$79.99

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Bits to Bitcoin: How Our Digital Stuff Works

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Bits to Bitcoin: How Our Digital Stuff Works

Mark Stuart Day (Visiting Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Other technologies & applied sciences; Computing: general

Hardback

An accessible guide to our digital infrastructure, explaining the basics of operating systems, networks, security, and other... [more]

$54.95

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Data Science

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Data Science

John D. Kelleher (Academic Leader of the Information, Communication, and Entertainment Research Institute, Technological University Dublin), 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]

$37.99

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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

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'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]

$34.99

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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

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]

$49.95

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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

Ediciaon ampliada y actualizada --Cover. [more]

$41.95

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The Darkening Web

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The Darkening Web

Alexander Klimburg

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]

$32.99

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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

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]

$37.95

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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

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]

$24.99

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