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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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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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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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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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Our society is at a crossroads. Smart technology is transforming our world, making many aspects of our lives more convenient, efficient and — in some cases — fun. Better and cheaper sensors can now be embedded in almost everything, and... (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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In the Beginning...Was the Command Line
In the Beginning...Was the Command Line
by Neal Stephenson
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About twenty years ago Jobs and Wozniak, the founders of Apple, came up with the very strange idea of selling information-processing machines for use in the home. The business took off, and its founders made a lot of money and received the credit they... (read more)

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Overconnected: The Promise and Threat of the Internet
Overconnected: The Promise and Threat of the Internet
by William Davidow
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In OVERCONNECTED, Bill Davidow explains how the almost miraculous success of the Internet in connecting the world through the Worldwide Web has also created a unique set of hazards, in effect overconnecting us, with the direst of consequences. The... (read more)

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How the Ray Gun Got Its Zap: Odd Excursions Into Optics
How the Ray Gun Got Its Zap: Odd Excursions Into Optics
by Stephen R Wilk
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How the Ray Gun Got Its Zap is a collection of essays that discusses odd and unusual topics in optics. Though optics is a fairly specialized branch of physics, this book extracts from the discipline topics that are particularly interesting, mysterious... (read more)

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Your Life, Uploaded: The Digital Way to Better Memory, Health, and Productivity
Your Life, Uploaded: The Digital Way to Better Memory, Health, and Productivity
by Gordon Bell
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"A marvelous job of exploring first hand the implications of storing our entire lives digitally." -Guy L. Tribble, Apple, Inc. Tech luminary, Gordon Bell, and Jim Gemmell unveil a guide to the next digital revolution. Our daily life started becoming... (read more)

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Network Geeks: How They Built the Internet
Network Geeks: How They Built the Internet
by Brian E Carpenter
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The impact on modern society made by the Internet is immeasurable. Yet some questioned "why anyone would want such a thing" when the idea was first introduced. Part history, part memoir and part cultural study, Network Geeks charts the creation of the... (read more)

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The Microsoft Way
The Microsoft Way
by Randall E Stross
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"An engaging look at Microsoft's success"—The San Francisco... (read more)

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