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Electronic Mediations #3: What's the Matter with the Internet?
Electronic Mediations #3: What's the Matter with the Internet?
by Mark Poster
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In What's the Matter with the Internet?, leading cultural theorist Mark Poster offers a sophisticated and astute assessment of the potential the new medium has to redefine culture and politics. Avoiding the mindless hype and meaningless jargon that has... (read more)

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Interop: The Promise and Perils of Highly Interconnected Systems
Interop: The Promise and Perils of Highly Interconnected Systems
by John Palfrey
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In Interop, technology experts John Palfrey and Urs Gasser explore the immense importance of interoperability—the standardization and integration of technology—and show how this simple principle will hold the key to our success in the coming... (read more)

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A Better Pencil: Readers, Writers, and the Digital Revolution
A Better Pencil: Readers, Writers, and the Digital Revolution
by Dennis Baron
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Computers, now the writer's tool of choice, are still blamed by skeptics for a variety of ills, from speeding writing up to the point of recklessness, to complicating or trivializing the writing process, to destroying the English language itself. A... (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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Screen Future: The Future of Entertainment, Computing and the Devices We Love
Screen Future: The Future of Entertainment, Computing and the Devices We Love
by Brian David Johnson
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Screen Future is about the people, technology, and economics that are shaping the evolution of entertainment. Blending social and computer sciences, media history, and engaging conversations with industry experts, author Brian David Johnson provides an... (read more)

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Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy
Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy
by Robert W. McChesney
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Celebrants and skeptics alike have produced valuable analyses of the Internet's effect on us and our world, oscillating between utopian bliss and dystopian hell. But according to Robert W. McChesney, arguments on both sides fail to address the... (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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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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In the very near future, “smart” technologies and “big data” will allow us to make large-scale and sophisticated interventions in politics, culture, and everyday life. Technology will allow us to solve problems in highly original... (read more)

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Web 2.0 Heroes: Interviews with 20 Web 2.0 Influencers
Web 2.0 Heroes: Interviews with 20 Web 2.0 Influencers
by Bradley L Jones
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Web 2.0 is impacting nearly everyone doing modern web development. People know they need to understand what Web 2.0 is and why it is important. This book presents a candid look at Web 2.0. It provides perspectives and insights from industry leaders 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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The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google
The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google
by Nicholas Carr
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Hailed as “the most influential book so far on the cloud computing movement” (Christian Science Monitor), The Big Switch makes a simple and profound statement: Computing is turning into a utility, and the effects of this transition will... (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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Tesla: The Modern Sorcerer
Tesla: The Modern Sorcerer
by Daniel Blair Stewart
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Toward the end of the nineteenth century dawned an age, all but forgotten. It was an era of immense flying machines, tall buildings, electric wires and telegraph cables. Miracles of science astonished the masses of Europe and the United States daily... (read more)

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Networked: New Social Operating System (12 Edition)
Networked: New Social Operating System (12 Edition)
by Lee Rainie
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andlt;Pandgt;Daily life is connected life, its rhythms driven by endless email pings and responses, the chimes and beeps of continually arriving text messages, tweets and retweets, Facebook updates, pictures and videos to post and discuss. Our perpetual... (read more)

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Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live
Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live
by Jeff Jarvis
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Due to the internet, we now live—more and more—in public. More than 600 million people use Facebook, where we share a billion times a day. The collective voice of Twitter echoes 100 million times daily from Tahrir Square to the Mall of... (read more)

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Memes in Digital Culture (Mit Press Essential Knowledge)
Memes in Digital Culture (Mit Press Essential Knowledge)
by Limor Shifman
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In December 2012, the exuberant video "Gangnam Style" became the first YouTube clip to be viewed more than one billion times. Thousands of its viewers responded by creating and posting their own variations of the video--"Mitt Romney Style," "NASA Johnson... (read more)

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The Breakup 2.0: Disconnecting Over New Media
The Breakup 2.0: Disconnecting Over New Media
by Ilana Gershon
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"In her surprisingly gripping first book, Gershon argues that Facebook and other forms of new media social networking have radically changed the playing field of accepted interactions. Generations navigate these new forms differently and a whole new set... (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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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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The Business and Economics of Linux and Open Source (HP Strategic Books)
The Business and Economics of Linux and Open Source (HP Strategic Books)
by Martin Fink
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-225) and index.... (read more)

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