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Geektionary: From Anime to Zettabyte, an A to Z Guide to All Things Geek: More Than 1,000 Words to Understand Goobs, Gamers, Orkdor
Geektionary: From Anime to Zettabyte, an A to Z Guide to All Things Geek: More Than 1,000 Words to Understand Goobs, Gamers, Orkdor
by Gregory Bergman
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""The last WoW module was clunky and a bit slow on my rig but it had a great toolset for building adventures for my avatar. Now I'm at sixtieth level! Awesome!"" Whether it's about science fiction, Star Trek, sports, comics, or computers, geekspeak is... (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 odd but happy marriage of sociological observation and Gonzo- style adventure." -Wired Journalist and new media provocateur Bill Wasik journeys to the edge of our churning and rambunctious viral culture to illuminate how anyone with a computer can... (read more)

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Backyard Farming: Keeping Honey Bees: From Hive Management to Honey Harvesting and More (Backyard Farming)
Backyard Farming: Keeping Honey Bees: From Hive Management to Honey Harvesting and More (Backyard Farming)
by Kim Pezza
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Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here! Make beekeeping a part of your backyard farming experience: enjoy honey, beeswax and a more fruitful garden, as your bees will work as hard as you do to make your backyard farm a success! Backyard Farming... (read more)

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Cultures@silicon Valley
Cultures@silicon Valley
by J A English Lueck
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“English-Luecks fascinating new book, Cultures@Silicon Valley, casts a laserlike anthropological eye on the mores and mannerisms of her homies. . . . English-Lueck and colleagues left the groves of academe and spent years—real quality time—... (read more)

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Dark Fiber: Tracking Critical Internet Culture (Electronic Culture--History, Theory, Practice)
Dark Fiber: Tracking Critical Internet Culture (Electronic Culture--History, Theory, Practice)
by Geert Lovink
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According to media critic Geert Lovink, the Internet is being closed off by corporations and governments intent on creating a business and information environment free of dissent. Calling himself a radical media pragmatist, Lovink envisions an Internet... (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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City of Bits: Space, Place, and the Infobahn
City of Bits: Space, Place, and the Infobahn
by William J Mitchell
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Entertaining, concise, and relentlessly probing,... (read more)

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Spychips: How Major Corporations and Government Plan to Track Your Every Purchase and Watch Your Every Move
Spychips: How Major Corporations and Government Plan to Track Your Every Purchase and Watch Your Every Move
by Katherine Albrecht and Liz McIntyre
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As you walk down the street, a tiny microchip implanted in your tennis shoe tracks your every move; chips woven into your clothing transmit the value of your outfit to nearby retailers; and a thief scans the chips hidden inside your money to decide if... (read more)

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Nudist on the Late Shift
Nudist on the Late Shift
by Po Bronson
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As a novelist and writer for Wired and other publications, Po Bronson has earned a reputation as the most exciting and authentic literary voice to emerge from Silicon Valley. In his national bestseller The Nudist on the Late Shift he tells the true story... (read more)

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The Internet Imaginaire
The Internet Imaginaire
by Patrice Flichy
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In The Internet Imaginaire, sociologist Patrice Flichy examines the collective vision that shaped the emergence of the Internet--the social imagination that envisioned a technological utopia in the birth of a new technology. By examining in detail the... (read more)

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Digitally Daunted: The Consumer's Guide to Taking Control of the Technology in Your Life
Digitally Daunted: The Consumer's Guide to Taking Control of the Technology in Your Life
by Sean Westcott
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Wi-fi or wired? Cable or fiber optic? HDMI or RCA? MP3 or AAC? Do you feel overwhelmed when you hear these terms? You're not alone-smart people everywhere feel intimidated by the technology in their life. Standing in an electronics store trying to decode... (read more)

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The Official Book of Electronic Etiquette
The Official Book of Electronic Etiquette
by Charles Winters
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Whether you are sending an email, twittering, or just wondering if it’s appropriate to answer your phone, here are the answers to all your communication questions. Covering phones, the Internet, television, and much, much more, this accessible and... (read more)

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Infinite Reality: Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds, and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution
Infinite Reality: Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds, and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution
by Jim Blascovich
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How do The Matrix, Avatar, and Tron reveal the future of existence? can our brains recognize where "reality" ends and "virtual" begins? What would it mean to live eternally in a digital universe? Where will technology lead us in five, fifty, and five... (read more)

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The Internet Edge: Social, Technical, and Legal Challenges for a Networked World
The Internet Edge: Social, Technical, and Legal Challenges for a Networked World
by Mark J Stefik
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Sometimes when we face change, we feel conflicting forces driving us forward and pulling us back. This place of tension and confusion can be called an "edge." The "Internet edge" is our collective struggle to change as the world becomes more connected... (read more)

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USER: Infotechnodemo
USER: Infotechnodemo
by Peter Lunenfeld
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In these essays, Peter Lunenfeld does theory and criticism "in real time," looking at (among other subjects) art, video games, book design, "techno-masturbation," The Matrix, and life extension diets. "Readers will have to determine for themselves," he... (read more)

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The Laws of the Web: Patterns in the Ecology of Information
The Laws of the Web: Patterns in the Ecology of Information
by Bernardo A. Huberman
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andlt;Pandgt;Despite its haphazard growth, the Web hides powerful underlying regularities -- from the organization of its links to the patterns found in its use by millions of users. Many of these regularities have been predicted on the basis of... (read more)

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Silicon Snake Oils: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway
Silicon Snake Oils: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway
by Clifford Stoll
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In Silicon Snake Oil, Clifford Stoll, the best-selling author of The Cuckoo's Egg and one of the pioneers of the Internet, turns his attention to the much-heralded information highway, revealing that it is not all it's cracked up to be.  Yes... (read more)

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Youth, Identity, and Digital Media (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digi)
Youth, Identity, and Digital Media (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digi)
by David Buckingham
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andlt;Pandgt;As young people today grow up in a world saturated with digital media, how does it affect their sense of self and others? As they define and redefine their identities through engagements with technology, what are the implications for their... (read more)

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Being Digital
Being Digital
by Nicholas Negroponte
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In lively, mordantly witty prose, Negroponte decodes the mysteries--and debunks the hype--surrounding bandwidth, multimedia, virtual reality, and the Internet, and explains why such touted innovations as the fax and the CD-ROM are likely to go the way of... (read more)

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New New Media
New New Media
by Paul Levinson
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YouTube, blogging, Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, Second Life and other “new new media” are transforming just about every aspect of our culture from the way we elect Presidents to how we watch television.  New New Media details the... (read more)

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