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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

History; 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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Technology: general issues; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Hardback

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

$61.00

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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

Hardback

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

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

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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

Hardback

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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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

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]

$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

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]

$39.95

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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]

$37.95

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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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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]

$24.99

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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]

$26.95

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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]

$22.99

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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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