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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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Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet (Infrastructures)
Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet (Infrastructures)
by Finn Brunton
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The vast majority of all email sent every day is spam, a variety of idiosyncratically spelled requests to provide account information, invitations to spend money on dubious products, and pleas to send cash overseas. Most of it is caught by filters before... (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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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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Web.Studies 2nd Edition
Web.Studies 2nd Edition
by David Gauntlett and Ross Horsley
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Bringing together the work of scholars, experts, and established online authors, this comprehensive book offers an analysis of contemporary web-based culture and arts plus the impact of the web on international economics, politics, and law... (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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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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Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room
Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room
by David Weinberger
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With the advent of the Internet and the limitless information it contains, were less sure about what we know, who knows what, or even what it means to know at all. And yet, human knowledge has recently grown in previously unimaginable ways and in... (read more)

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Tesla: The Life and Times of an Electric Messiah
Tesla: The Life and Times of an Electric Messiah
by Nigel Cawthorne
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Despite being incredibly popular during his time, Nikola Tesla today remains largely overlooked among lists of the greatest inventors and scientists of the modern era.  This is a unique look at the life of an iconic historical figure.  Today... (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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“Andrew Blum plunges into the unseen but real ether of the Internet in a journey both compelling and profound….You will never open an email in quite the same way again.”—Tom Vanderbilt, New York Times bestselling author of... (read more)

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The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath
The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath
by Nicco Mele
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Governments fear—and sometimes fall before—individuals relying only on social media. Major political parties see their power eroded by grassroots forces through online fund-raising. Universities scramble to preserve their student... (read more)

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The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom
The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom
by Yochai Benkler
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With the radical changes in information production that the Internet has introduced, we stand at an important moment of transition, says Yochai Benkler in this thought-provoking book. The phenomenon he describes as social production is reshaping markets,... (read more)

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And Then There's This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture
And Then There's This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture
by Bill Wasik
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"An odd but happy marriage of sociological observation and Gonzo- style adventure." -Wired Journalist and new media provocateur Bill Wasik journeys to the edge of our churning and rambunctious viral culture to illuminate how anyone with a computer can... (read more)

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Raising the Stakes: E-Sports and the Professionalization of Computer Gaming
Raising the Stakes: E-Sports and the Professionalization of Computer Gaming
by T L Taylor
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andlt;Pandgt;Competitive video and computer game play is nothing new: the documentary King of Kong memorably portrays a Donkey Kong player's attempts to achieve the all-time highest score; the television show andlt;Iandgt;Starcadeandlt;/Iandgt; (1982... (read more)

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Net, Blogs and Rock 'n' Roll: How Digital Discovery Works and What It Means for Consumers, Creators and Culture
Net, Blogs and Rock 'n' Roll: How Digital Discovery Works and What It Means for Consumers, Creators and Culture
by David Jennings
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Discovery is the big challenge in today's world of blogs, social networks and infinite digital shelf space. Consumers are turning the tables on traditional media. They can't be herded toward the 'Next Big Thing,' but they'll happily pay attention if they... (read more)

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Web of Deception: Misinformation on the Internet
Web of Deception: Misinformation on the Internet
by Anne Mintz
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Intentionally misleading or erroneous information on the Web can wreak havoc on your health, privacy, investments, business decisions, online purchases, legal affairs, and more. Until now, the breadth and significance of this growing problem for Internet... (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, the defining cultural movement of our time, offer many freedoms. But as we work and shop and date over the Web, we are opening ourselves up to intrusive privacy violations by employers, the police, and aggressive data collection... (read more)

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Go to: The Story of the Math Majors, Bridge Players, Engineers, Chess Wizards, Maverick Scientists and Iconoclasts-The Progra
Go to: The Story of the Math Majors, Bridge Players, Engineers, Chess Wizards, Maverick Scientists and Iconoclasts-The Progra
by Steve Lohr
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In Go To, Steve Lohr chronicles the history of software from the early days of complex mathematical codes mastered by a few thousand to today's era of user-friendly software and over six million professional programmers worldwide. Lohr maps out the... (read more)

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