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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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The Distraction Addiction: Getting the Information You Need and the Communication You Want, Without Enraging Your Family, Annoying Your Colleagues, and Destroying Your Soul
The Distraction Addiction: Getting the Information You Need and the Communication You Want, Without Enraging Your Family, Annoying Your Colleagues, and Destroying Your Soul
by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
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The question of our time: can we reclaim our lives in an age that feels busier and more distracting by the day? We've all found ourselves checking email at the dinner table, holding our breath while waiting for Outlook to load, or sitting hunched in... (read more)

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Writing about as Pop Culture
Writing about as Pop Culture
by John Alberti
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This new text examines how students are communicating and creating culture through blogs, MySpace pages, texting, and other high-tech means of expression. Alberti engages student interest and provides tools for students to more effectively analyze texts... (read more)

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Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives -- How Your Friends' Friends' Friends Affect
Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives -- How Your Friends' Friends' Friends Affect
by Nicholas Christakis
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Renowned scientists Christakis and Fowler present compelling evidence for our profound influence on one another's tastes, health, wealth, happiness, beliefs, even weight, as they explain how social networks form and how they operate.... (read more)

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Tesla: Man Out of Time
Tesla: Man Out of Time
by Margaret Cheney
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In Tesla: Man Out of Time, Margaret Cheney explores the brilliant and prescient mind of one of the twentieth century's greatest scientists and inventors. Called a madman by his enemies, a genius by others, and an enigma by nearly everyone, Nikola Tesla... (read more)

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People's Platform (14 Edition)
People's Platform (14 Edition)
by Astra Taylor
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From a cutting-edge cultural commentator, a bold and brilliant challenge to cherished notions of the Internet as the great leveler of our age The Internet has been hailed as an unprecedented democratizing force, a place where everyone can be heard and... (read more)

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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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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 Chen
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Even Steve Jobs didn't know what he had on his hands when he announced the original iPhone as a combination of a mere "three revolutionary products"--an iPod, a cell phone, and a keyboard-less handheld computer. Once Apple introduced the App Store and... (read more)

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Constant Touch: A Global History of the Mobile Phone
Constant Touch: A Global History of the Mobile Phone
by Jon Agar
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Jon Agar takes the modern mobile phone to pieces, tracing what makes it work, and puts it together again, showing how it was shaped as a global basis. A truly world history of this everyday device which we take for granted. Jon Agar is currently senior... (read more)

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Program Or Be Programmed (11 Edition)
Program Or Be Programmed (11 Edition)
by Douglas Rushkoff
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The debate over whether the Net is good or bad for us fills the airwaves and the blogosphere. But for all the heat of claim and counter-claim, the argument is essentially beside the point: Itand#8217;s here; itand#8217;s everywhere. The real question is,... (read more)

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Bricklin on Technology
Bricklin on Technology
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Connected, Or, What It Means To Live in the Network Society (03 Edition)
Connected, Or, What It Means To Live in the Network Society (03 Edition)
by Steven Shaviro
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-277), filmography (p. 279) and index.... (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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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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The Cybercultures Reader
The Cybercultures Reader
by David Bell
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The Cybercultures Reader brings together key writings covering the whole spectrum of cyberspace and related new technologies to explore the ways in which new technologies are reshaping cultural forms and practices at the turn of the century. The reader... (read more)

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Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Salesforce.com Went from Idea to Billion-Dollar Company-And Revolutionized an Industry
Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Salesforce.com Went from Idea to Billion-Dollar Company-And Revolutionized an Industry
by Marc Benioff
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How did salesforce.com grow from a start-up in a rented apartment into the world's fastest growing software company in less than a decade? For the first time, Marc Benioff, the visionary founder, chairman, and CEO of salesforce.com, tells how he and his... (read more)

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We-Think
We-Think
by Charles Leadbeater
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You are what you share. That is the ethic of the world being created by YouTube and MySpace, Wikipedia and Facebook. We-Think is a rallying call for the shared power of the web to make society more open and egalitarian. We-Think reports on an... (read more)

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In Search of Nikola Tesla
In Search of Nikola Tesla
by David Peat
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A pioneer in electricity and rival of Thomas Edison, Tesla invented the modern induction motor and built the Niagara Falls Power Project. Yet he died a recluse, claiming to have discovered an inexhaustible source of energy whose power could be tapped and... (read more)

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Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing
Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing
by Adam Greenfield
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From the RFID tags now embedded in everything from soda cans to the family pet, to smart buildings that subtly adapt to the changing flow of visitors, to gestural interfaces like the ones seen in Minority Report, computing no longer looks much like it... (read more)

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Breakpoint: Why the Web Will Implode, Search Will Be Obsolete, and Everything Else You Need to Know about Technology Is in Your Br
Breakpoint: Why the Web Will Implode, Search Will Be Obsolete, and Everything Else You Need to Know about Technology Is in Your Br
by Jeff Stibel
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What can the human brain and its relationship to the Internet tell us about our society, our technologies, and our businesses? A lot, as it turns out. The Internet today is a virtual replica of the brain, and the networks that leverage it grow and... (read more)

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