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Uncanny Valley: A Memoir

Anna Wiener - MCD
Format: Hardcover

"A definitive document of a world in transition: I won't be alone in returning to Uncanny Valley for clarity and consolation for many years to come." -- Jia Tolentino, author of Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion The prescient, page-turning account of a journey in Silicon...
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A World Without "Whom": The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age

EMMY J FAVILLA - Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

A World Without "Whom" is Eats, Shoots & Leaves for the internet age, and BuzzFeed global copy chief Emmy Favilla is the witty go-to style guru of webspeak. As language evolves faster than ever before, what is the future of "correct" writing? When Favilla was tasked...
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The Disney Revolt: The Great Labor War of Animation's Golden Age

Jake S. Friedman - ?Chicago Review Press
Format: Hardcover

An essential piece of Disney history has been unreported for eighty years. Soon after the birth of Mickey Mouse, one animator raised the Disney Studio far beyond Walt's expectations. That animator also led a union war that almost destroyed it. Art Babbitt animated for the Disney studio...
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Block Wonders: How to Build Super Structures in Minecraft

Kirsten Kearney - ABRAMS
Format: Print book

Block Wonders is the ultimate guidebook for seasoned Minecraft players eager to take the game's "creative mode" to the max, presenting more than 30 of the most spectacular buildings, structures, and objects created by master Minecraft builders. This guide includes step-by-step...
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Like, Comment, Subscribe: How YouTube Conquered the World

MARK BERGEN - Penguin Random House
Format: Book

The definitive, deeply reported account of YouTube, the company that upended media, culture, industry, and democracy - by a leading tech journalistAcross the world, people watch over a billion hours of video on YouTube every day. The sheer amount of video produced there is beyond comprehension....
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100 Things We've Lost to the Internet

Pamela Paul - Crown
Format: Hardcover

Remember all those ingrained habits, cherished ideas, beloved objects, and stubborn preferences from the pre-Internet age? They're gone.To some of those things we can say good riddance. But many we miss terribly. Whatever our emotional response to this departed realm, we are faced with...
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Microsoft® Excel® 2013 QuickSteps

John Cronan - McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; 3 edition
Format: Paperback

Full-color, step-by-step guide to the new release of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application Get up and running with Excel 2013 right away--the QuickSteps way. Full-color screenshots on every page with clear instructions make it easy to use the latest release of Microsoft's...
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How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

Jenny Odell - Melville House
Format: Hardcover

A galvanizing critique of the forces vying for our attention - and our personal information - that redefines what we think of as productivity, reconnects us with the environment, and reveals all that we've been too distracted to see about ourselves and our worldNothing is harder to do these...
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What Is Color?: 50 Questions and Answers on the Science of Color

Arielle Eckstut - Abrams
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive illustrated exploration of the fascinating science of color Arielle and Joann Eckstut, authors of The Secret Language of Color, offer a thorough, readable, and highly visual exploration of the science of color. Organized by 50 of the most essential questions about color...
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iPad for Seniors QuickSteps

Marty Matthews - McGraw Hill
Format: Paperback

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!. Written by a senior for seniors, this practical, fast-paced guide helps you get up and running on your iPad right away. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions make it easy to accomplish everything you want to do.. Follow along and quickly...
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