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Computing & IT - "I'm sorry Dave. I can't open the pod bay doors. I'm at Abbey's."

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structures: democracy; Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Algorithms & data structures; Advocate - Science

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We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives - where we go to school, whether we... [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

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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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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And How It Will Change Our Lives

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And...

Miguel Nicolelis, M.D.

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Human-computer interaction

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A pioneering neuroscientist from Duke University shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become... [more]

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The Game Makers Apprentice: Game Development for Beginners

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The Game Makers Apprentice: Game Development for Beginners

Jacob Habgood, Mark Overmars

Computing & IT; Computer games: strategy guides; Computer programming & software development

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The Game Makers Apprentice: Game Design For Beginners is a work on computers/software. [more]

$65.95

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The B-method

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The B-method

Steve Schneider

Computing & IT; Software Engineering

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This is a textbook introduction to the B-Method, a rigorous methodology for the development of correct software, underpinned... [more]

$130.95  $25.00

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Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins

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Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins...

Garry Kasparov

Memoirs; Social forecasting, future studies; Artificial intelligence; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Chess

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Garry Kasparov gives his first public account of his landmark 1997 chess match with the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue, and explains... [more]

$32.99

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Android Tablets for Seniors in Easy Steps: Covers Android 7.0 Nougat

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Android Tablets for Seniors in Easy Steps: Covers Android 7.0 Nougat

Nick Vandome

Computing & IT; PDAs & other handheld devices: consumer & user guides

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Explains the Android operating system and how to use it on your tablet in terms of navigating around, performing all of your... [more]

$27.99

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Bit by Bit: How Video Games Transformed Our World

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Bit by Bit: How Video Games Transformed Our World

Andrew Ervin

Fiction-related items; Games development & programming

Hardback

An acclaimed novelist and critic argues that video games are the most vital art form of our time [more]

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Windows 10 for Seniors in Easy Steps: For PCs, Laptops and Touch Devices (2nd Edition)

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Windows 10 for Seniors in Easy Steps: For PCs, Laptops and Touch Devices...

Michael Price

Computing & IT; Microsoft Windows

Paperback

This is written with the older generation in mind. It uses larger type for easy reading and takes you through the essentials... [more]

$27.99

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Irresistible: Why We Can't Stop Checking, Scrolling, Clicking and Watching

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Irresistible: Why We Can't Stop Checking, Scrolling, Clicking and Watching...

Adam Alter

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

How many times have you checked your phone today? Why are messaging apps, email and social media so hard to resist? How come... [more]

$35.00

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Frigates of Eve Online

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Frigates of Eve Online

Paul Elsy, Charles White (University of Maryland Baltimore USA)

Computer games: strategy guides

Hardback

The universe of EVE Online is peopled with characters both cunning and cutthroat, but their talents would mean little without... [more]

$54.95

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Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World's Greatest Ciphers from Ancient Egypt to Online Secret Societies

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Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World's Greatest Ciphers from...

Craig P. Bauer

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Computer science

Hardback

A mathematical tour of some of the greatest unsolved ciphers of all time In 1953, a man was found dead from cyanide poisoning... [more]

$63.95

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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts

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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of...

Richard Susskind, Daniel Susskind

Cultural studies; Business & Economics; Business competition; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle

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The Future of the Professions predicts the decline of today's professions and introduces the people and systems that will... [more]

$22.95

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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

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In 1936, when he was just twenty-four years old, Alan Turing wrote a remarkable paper in which he outlined the theory of computation,... [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

Google. Amazon. Facebook. The modern world is defined by vast digital monopolies turning ever-larger profits. Those of us... [more]

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Heart of the Machine: Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence

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Heart of the Machine: Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence...

Richard Yonck

Mathematics & Sciences; Artificial intelligence; Computer vision; User interface design & usability

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For Readers of Ray Kurzweil and Michio Kaku, a New Look at the Cutting Edge of Artificial Intelligence [more]

$47.95

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Art of Mass Effect: Andromeda

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Art of Mass Effect: Andromeda

Bioware

Electronic, holographic & video art; Science fiction; Computer games: strategy guides

Hardback

Dark Horse presents a comprehensive guide to the Mass Effect: Andromeda game, featuring concept sketches, poster art, interviews... [more]

$69.99

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iPad for Seniors in Easy Steps: Covers iOS 10

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iPad for Seniors in Easy Steps: Covers iOS 10

Nick Vandome

Computing & IT; PDAs & other handheld devices: consumer & user guides

Paperback

The iPad is a tablet computer that is stylish, versatile and easy to use, and there is no reason why it should be the preserve... [more]

$27.99

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Inside the Enemy's Computer: Identifying Cyber-Attackers

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Inside the Enemy's Computer: Identifying Cyber-Attackers

Clement Guitton

Computing & IT; Computer security

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When your business, your defence ministry or your PC is hacked, how do you know who did it, given the limitless range of possible... [more]

$55.00

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Understanding the Digital World: What You Need to Know About Computers, the Internet, Privacy, and Security

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Understanding the Digital World: What You Need to Know About Computers,...

Brian W. Kernighan

Computing & IT; Network programming; Computer security; Network security; Computer science

Hardback

Revised edition of: D is for digital. 2011. [more]

$44.99

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The Joy of iPhotography: Smart Pictures from Your Smart Phone

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The Joy of iPhotography: Smart Pictures from Your Smart Phone

Jack Hollingsworth

Photography & photographs; Photographic equipment & techniques; Digital photography: consumer & user guides; Mobile phones: consumer & user guides

Paperback

The iPhone is the most amazing camera you'll every have, not because of megapixels or any other technical measure, but because... [more]

$19.99

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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; Machine learning

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

$49.95

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Common Sense, the Turing Test, and the Quest for Real AI

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Common Sense, the Turing Test, and the Quest for Real AI

Hector J. Levesque

Mathematics & Sciences; Machine learning

Hardback

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

$47.99

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structures: democracy; Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Algorithms & data structures

Paperback

A former Wall Street quant sounds the alarm on mathematical models that pervade our modern lives and threaten to rip our social... [more]

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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death

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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists...

Mark O'Connell, (Ps

Society & Social Sciences; Biotechnology; Artificial intelligence; Human-computer interaction

Hardback

A globe-spanning investigation into the Transhumanist movement, considering the tech billionaires, scientific luminaries,... [more]

$49.95

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