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Hamlet's Blackberry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age
Hamlet's Blackberry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age
by William Powers
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Our computers and mobile devices do wonderful things for us. But they also impose a burden, making it harder for us to focus, do our best work, build strong relationships, and find the depth and fulfillment we crave. How to solve this problem? Hamlet... (read more)

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To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism
To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism
by Evgeny Morozov
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Our society is at a crossroads. Smart technology is transforming our world, making many aspects of our lives more convenient, efficient and — in some cases — fun. Better and cheaper sensors can now be embedded in almost everything, and... (read more)

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Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
by Andrew Blum
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Design Observer Best Book of the Year Tubes looks behind the scenes of our digital lives at the physical heart of the Internet itself. This is a book about real places on the map: their sounds and smells, their storied pasts, their physical details, and... (read more)

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Always on: How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future--And Locked Us in
Always on: How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future--And Locked Us in
by Brian X Chen
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Steve jobs introduced the original iPhone as a combination of (just) “three revolutionary products”--an iPod, a cell phone, and a keyboard-less handheld computer. But with the introduction of the App Store, it has quickly evolved into a tool... (read more)

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The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath
The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath
by Nicco Mele
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Governments fear—and sometimes fall before—individuals relying only on social media. Major political parties see their power eroded by grassroots forces through online fund-raising. Universities scramble to preserve their student... (read more)

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Final Jeopardy: The Story of Watson, the Computer That Will Transform Our World
Final Jeopardy: The Story of Watson, the Computer That Will Transform Our World
by Stephen Baker
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“The place to go if youre really interested in this version of the quest for creating Artificial Intelligence (AI).”—Seattle Times For centuries, people have dreamed of creating a machine that thinks like a human. Scientists have... (read more)

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And Then There's This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture
And Then There's This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture
by Bill Wasik
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An engrossing, lively history of a fearsome and misunderstood virus that binds man and dogand#160;The most fatal virus known to science, rabiesandmdash;a disease that spreads avidly from animals to humansandmdash;kills nearly one hundred percent of its... (read more)

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FAB: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop--From Personal Computers to Personal Fabrication
FAB: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop--From Personal Computers to Personal Fabrication
by Neil Gershenfeld
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What if you could someday put the manufacturing power of an automobile plant on your desktop? It may sound far-fetched-but then, thirty years ago, the notion of “personal computers” in every home sounded like science fiction. According to Neil... (read more)

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Small Tech: The Culture of Digital Tools (Electronic Mediations)
Small Tech: The Culture of Digital Tools (Electronic Mediations)
by Byron Hawk
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The essays in Small Tech investigate the cultural impact of digital tools and provide fresh perspectives on mobile technologies such as iPods, digital cameras, and PDAs and software functions like cut, copy, and paste and WYSIWYG. Together they advance... (read more)

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Your Neighbor's Secret Life Online: Protecting Families from Internet Conmen, Scammers and Predators
Your Neighbor's Secret Life Online: Protecting Families from Internet Conmen, Scammers and Predators
by Stephen Dean
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As computer technology becomes more powerful and pervasive, the Internet has emerged as an invaluable tool for information, research, and entertainment, but there is an unsavory, sometimes lethal side to the computer revolution as well. Investigative... (read more)

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