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The Race for a New Game Machine: Creating the Chips Inside the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3
The Race for a New Game Machine: Creating the Chips Inside the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3
by David Shippy
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Follow the exciting inside story of the race to create the revolutionary chip that powers the next game consoles--Microsoft Xbox 360 and Sony PlayStation 3--by two leaders of the design team.... (read more)

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The Dotcrime Manifesto: How to Stop Internet Crime
The Dotcrime Manifesto: How to Stop Internet Crime
by Phillip Hallam-Baker
Publisher Comments
Internet crime keeps getting worse...but it doesn’t have to be that way. In this book, Internet security pioneer Phillip Hallam-Baker shows how we can make the Internet far friendlier for honest people–and far less friendly to criminals... (read more)

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Nanosystems: Molecular Machinery, Manufacturing, and Computation
Nanosystems: Molecular Machinery, Manufacturing, and Computation
by Eric K Drexler
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"Devices enormously smaller than before will remodel engineering, chemistry, medicine, and computer technology. How can we understand machines that are so small? Nanosystems covers it all: power and strength, friction and wear, thermal noise and quantum... (read more)

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I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy
I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy
by Lori Andrews
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Social networks are the defining cultural movement of our time, empowering us in constantly evolving ways. We can all now be reporters, alerting the world to breaking news of a natural disaster; we can participate in crowd-sourced scientific research... (read more)

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Beyond Calculation: The Next Fifty Years of Computing
Beyond Calculation: The Next Fifty Years of Computing
by Peter J Denning
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In March 1997, the Association for Computing Machinery will celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the electronic computer. To understand what an extraordinary fifty years the computer has had, you need only look around you--probably no farther than your... (read more)

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Hooked
Hooked
by Gregory L Jantz
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The New AddictionWhat you start out controlling can end up controlling you. From Twitter to iPhones, from Facebook to tablets, we have an endless supply of media and gadgets to hook our interest, snag our wallets, and occupy our time. Think back... (read more)

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Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering (Information Revolution & Global Politics)
Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering (Information Revolution & Global Politics)
by Ronald J Diebert
Publisher Comments
andlt;Pandgt;Many countries around the world block or filter Internet content, denying access to information that they deem too sensitive for ordinary citizens--most often about politics, but sometimes relating to sexuality, culture, or religion. Access... (read more)

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The Googlization of Everything: (And Why We Should Worry)
The Googlization of Everything: (And Why We Should Worry)
by Siva Vaidhyanathan
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“Eloquent and urgent public thinking of the rarest kind, on a subject with the most encompassing implications for our world. Please read it today.”- Jonathan Lethem, author of The Fortress of Solitude "While there have been other books... (read more)

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An Alternative Internet
An Alternative Internet
by Chris Atton
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This book explores how the Internet presents radical ways of organising and producing media that offer political and cultural alternatives, both to ways of doing business and to how we understand the world and our place in it. The book is characterised... (read more)

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Digitizing the News: Innovation in Online Newspapers (Inside Technology)
Digitizing the News: Innovation in Online Newspapers (Inside Technology)
by Pablo J Boczkowski
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andlt;Pandgt;In this study of how daily newspapers in America have developed electronic publishing ventures, Pablo Boczkowski shows that new media emerge not just in a burst of revolutionary technological change but by merging the structures and... (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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Minds, Machines, and the Multiverse: The Quest for the Quantum Computer
Minds, Machines, and the Multiverse: The Quest for the Quantum Computer
by Julian R Brown
Publisher Comments
The traditional and ubiquitous digital computer has changed the world by processing series of binary ones and zeroes...very fast. Like the sideshow juggler spinning plates on billiard cues, the classical computer moves fast enough to keep the plates... (read more)

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Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation Is Changing Your World
Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation Is Changing Your World
by Don Tapscott
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SELECTED AS A 2008 BEST BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST The Net Generation Has Arrived. Are you ready for it? Chances are you know a person between the ages of 11 and 30. You've seen them doing five things at once: texting friends, downloading... (read more)

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Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online?
Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online?
by Theodore Claypoole
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Today people have an offline reputation and image, but are increasingly creating one or more online personas. Their online image is having an impact on them in many ways. Employers are hiring and firing based on people s online activities. Criminals are... (read more)

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Politics Online: Blogs, Chatrooms, and Discussion Groups in American Democracy
Politics Online: Blogs, Chatrooms, and Discussion Groups in American Democracy
by Richard Davis
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For years, social scientists, journalists and media critics have lamented the passing of New England style town meetings and the replacement of public settings that allowed for face to face discussions of the political issues of the day by controlled... (read more)

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Microsoft in the Mirror: Nineteen Insiders Reflect on the Experience
Microsoft in the Mirror: Nineteen Insiders Reflect on the Experience
by Karin Carter
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An entertaining new book reveals Microsoft from a unique angle. For the first time, Microsoft insiders tell their stories in their own words. Karin Carter, 14-year veteran of the company, gives her view of life at the company along with first-person... (read more)

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Upgrade Your Life: The Lifehacker Guide to Working Smarter, Faster, Better
Upgrade Your Life: The Lifehacker Guide to Working Smarter, Faster, Better
by Gina Trapani
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The second edition of this book will follow the best-selling format of the 1e with each section describing an overarching principle of the lifehacker, and then segue into concrete applications of that guideline offering useful life hacks for getting... (read more)

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You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto (Vintage)
You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto (Vintage)
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)

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Throwing Sheep in the Boardroom: How Online Social Networking Will Transform Your Life, Work and World
Throwing Sheep in the Boardroom: How Online Social Networking Will Transform Your Life, Work and World
by Matthew Fraser
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"If you want to understand why Wikipedia is changing the world, this book is a must read." –Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia "This book is a must read for all - social activists, politicians or managers - who have an interest in understanding how... (read more)

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Founders at Work: Stories of Startups Early Days
Founders at Work: Stories of Startups Early Days
by Jessica Livingston
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Livingston presents a collection of interviews with founders of famous technology companies about what happened in the very earliest days. Includes interviews with Steve Wozniak (Apple), Max Levchin (PayPal), and others.... (read more)

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