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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
Staff Pick
As we become more technologically advanced as a society, challenges such as job loss and failing industries are inevitable. In The Second Machine Age, a compelling case is made for shifting our policies toward preparing for technological progress and... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
by Nicholas Carr
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Nominated as a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, The Shallows is a fascinating look at the cultural implications and neuroscientific consequences of the Internet Age. The Internet is an unprecedented educational tool and time... (read more)

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New - Trade Paper

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You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto (Vintage)
You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto (Vintage)
by Jaron Lanier
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Proceed carefully. Reading this book is like biting into a jalapeño jelly bean that you thought was pear flavored. Startling, eye-opening, and a bit unnerving, Lanier's manifesto could be the key to preserving autonomy as increased technological... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
by Ray Kurzweil
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The future of humanity in Kurzweil's eyes is a startling vision of humans moving beyond our biological bodies to join with computers — the human machine. Controversial and insightful, Singularity illuminates the technologies that are pushing the... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter
Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter
by Tom Bissell
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If you've ever said to yourself (or your significant other), "as soon as I finish this level, I'll go to bed," you have to read Extra Lives. It's not so much a defense of video games as a willingness to explore the impact they have, for good and ill, in... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto
You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto
by Jaron Lanier
Staff Pick
Proceed carefully. Reading this book is like biting into a jalapeño jelly bean that you thought was pear flavored. Startling, eye-opening, and a bit unnerving, Lanier's manifesto could be the key to preserving autonomy as increased technological... (read more)

List Price $22.00
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Alan M. Turing: Centenary Edition
Alan M. Turing: Centenary Edition
by Sarah Turing
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This year marked the centenary of the birth of Alan Mathison Turing; among the many, many commemorative events that occurred during the Alan Turing Year were the reissues of two biographies of AMT. One was Andrew Hodges's extraordinary work Alan Turing... (read more)

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Sale - Hardcover

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Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter (Vintage)
Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter (Vintage)
by Tom Bissell
Staff Pick
If you've ever said to yourself (or your significant other), "as soon as I finish this level, I'll go to bed," you have to read Extra Lives. It's not so much a defense of video games as a willingness to explore the impact they have, for good and ill, in... (read more)

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Makers: All Kinds of People Making Amazing Things in Garages, Basements, and Backyards
Makers: All Kinds of People Making Amazing Things in Garages, Basements, and Backyards
by Bob Parks
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Get rid of your TV set and make something instead. This book, released by the publishers of Make magazine, rules. It features ordinary people making extraordinary things, like a personal submarine, a washtub Tesla coil, a go-kart with a turbine jet... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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