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...
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...
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...
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...
As we hurtle into the twenty-first century, will we be passive downloaders of content or active uploaders of meaning?
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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Fasli, Maria; Shehory, Onn
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the joint International Workshops on Trading Agent Design and Analysis, TADA 2006, and on Agent...
Robert E. Litan; Anthony M. Santomero
An examination of the effects of technology on the financial sector, the second in a series of annual volumes on the financial services industry. The papers, as well as brief...
This volume aims to move towards an understanding of the global impact of information technology, and the implications of the "information revolution". It is based on a series of recent...