An irreverent, provocative, and visually fascinating look at what our online lives reveal about who we really are - and how this deluge of data will transform the science of...
Brian X. Chen
An intriguing, definitive analysis of technology's current "all-in-one" revolution, and a serious reflection on the social implications of an "always on" society.
The digital age. An age of isolation, warped communication, disintegrating community. Where unfiltered and unregulated information pours relentlessly into our lives, destroying what it means to be human. Or an...
Looks at how the internet is transforming our culture, providing outlets for human potential. From lolcats to tools for tracking voter fraud and ethnic violence, this book shows how we're...
Clay A. Johnson
According to Google's Chairman Eric Schmidt, we create more information every two days than we did throughout human history up to 2003. How can you cope with information overload? This...
Kenneth Cukier; Viktor...
We are witnessing the beginnings of a revolution. Big data - the explosion of information that digitization has sparked - is changing our world in ways we are just starting...
Reveals how the internet is deadening personal interaction, stifling genuine inventiveness and even changing us as people. Showing us the way to a future where individuals mean more than machines...
Imagine a world where all the news you see is defined by your salary and who your friends are. Imagine a world where you can't have secrets. Welcome to 2011...
As we hurtle into the twenty-first century, will we be passive downloaders of content or active uploaders of meaning?
Rob Kitchin; Martin Dodge
An analysis of the ways that software creates new spatialities in everyday life, from supermarket checkout lines to airline flight paths.
Schmidt, Eric, III; Cohen, Jared
In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the...
The first scrutiny of the virtual world's transformative power on our psychology, "Virtually You" shows how real life is being reconfigured in the image of a chat room, and how...
Since the postwar boom, we've had a surfeit of intellect, energy, and time - a 'cognitive surplus'. This title argues that this cognitive surplus - rather than being some strange...
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Eric Schmidt; Jared A. Cohen
The must-read book for anyone concerned about the present and the future
Rick Smolan; Jennifer Erwitt
The images and stories captured in The Human Face of Big Data are the result of an extraordinary artistic, technical and logistical juggling act aimed at capturing the...
The award-winning former president of the National Book Critics Circle traces a short history of people's need for correspondence and examines the astonishing growth of e-mail--how it is changing lives...