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Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History

Thomas Rid · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A sweeping history of our deep entanglement with technology.As lives offline and online merge even more, it's easy to forget how we got here. Rise of the Machines reclaims the spectacular story of cybernetics, a control theory of man and machine. In a history that unpacks one of the twentieth...
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The Selfie Generation: How Our Self Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture

Alicia Eler · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Whether it's Kim Kardashian uploading picture after picture to Instagram or your roommate posting a mid-vacation shot to Facebook, selfies receive mixed reactions. But are selfies more than, as many critics lament, a symptom of a self-absorbed generation? Digital native Alicia Eler's...
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Killer Presentations with Your iPad: How to Engage Your Audience and Win More Business with the World's Greatest Gadget

Ray Anthony · Huang jia tu shu
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

WOW ANY AUDIENCE WITH THE WORLD'S GREATEST COMMUNICATION TOOL Ditch your tired old slides, drop those boring bullet points--and start reimagining your presentations for absolutely stunning results! Killer Presentations with Your iPad shows you how to open the ears, eyes--and minds--of...
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The Official Ubuntu Book

Matthew Helmke · Prentice Hall
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

The Official Ubuntu Book, Ninth Edition introduces readers to Ubuntu, an cost-free open source operating system that combines the latest trends in style and usability with solid, stable technology, and by default includes all the basic productivity packages you need for most people's...
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Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Brian Christian · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives, helping to solve common decision-making problems and illuminate the workings of the human mindAll our lives are constrained by limited space and time, limits that give rise to a particular set of problems....
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A World Without "Whom": The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age

EMMY J FAVILLA · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 400
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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Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling

Wayne Winston · Microsoft
Pages: 864
Format: Print book

Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2016, and transform data into bottom-line results. Written by award-winning educator Wayne Winston, this hands on, scenario-focused guide helps you use Excel's newest tools to ask the right questions and get accurate,...
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The Internet Is Not the Answer

Andrew Keen · Atlantic Monthly Press
Format: Hardcover

The Internet, created during the Cold War, has now ushered in one of the greatest shifts in society since the Industrial Revolution. There are many positive ways in which the Internet has contributed to the world, but as a society we are less aware of the Internets deeply negative effects...
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iPad For Seniors For Dummies

Nancy Muir · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

The easy way for seniors to master the iPad - updated for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3! Buying and getting started with an iPad or iPad Mini can be intimidating for people of any age, but it doesn't have to be. This new edition of iPad For Seniors For Dummies provides straightforward, easy-to-understand...
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The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

Kevin Mitnick · Little
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Kevin Mitnick, the world's most famous hacker, teaches you easy cloaking and counter-measures for citizens and consumers in the age of Big Brother and Big Data.Like it or not, your every move is being watched and analyzed. Consumer's identities are being stolen, and a person's every step...
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World of Warcraft: Ultimate Visual Guide, Updated and Expanded

Kathleen Pleet · DK Publishing
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Welcome to the realm of Azeroth. Shaped by titans, ruled by ancient magic. Beset by demons and earth-shattering cataclysms. Where good, evil, the living, and the undead battle for supremacy.Created in close collaboration with Blizzard, World of Warcraft®: The Ultimate Visual Guide, Updated...
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Find It Fast: Extracting Expert Information from Social Networks, Big Data, Tweets, and More

Robert I Berkman · Information Today, Inc., 2015.
Pages: 424
Format: Print book

Go beyond Google to mine big data and social media Author Robert Berkman gives expert advice on how to search the internet to locate the best information sources, how to find and utilize the professionals behind those sources, and how to combine these techniques to complete an information...
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My Facebook for Seniors

Michael Miller · Que
Pages: 374
Format: Print book

The perfect book to help anyone 50 learn Facebook--in full color! Whether you are new to Facebook or would like to explore more of its features, My Facebook for Seniors makes learning to use the world's most popular social media site simple and fun. The full-color, step-by-step instructions...
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YouTube Marketing Power: How to Use Video to Find More Prospects, Launch Your Products, and Reach a Massive Audience

Jason G. Miles · McGraw-Hill; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

YouTube is one of the world's most popular websites--which makes it one of the best marketing tools on the planet. Jason G. Miles, the author of Pinterest Power and Instagram Power, shows you how to get up and running on YouTube and offers best practices for using it to drive traffic...
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Photoshop Elements 15 For Dummies

BARBARA OBERMEIER · JOHN WILEY & SONS
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The top-selling guide to Photoshop Elements - updated for Photoshop Elements 15 No matter if you're a photo-editing newbie or an old hat looking for new tricks, Photoshop Elements 15 For Dummies offers photographers of all skill levels the power to turn run-of-the-mill digital pictures...
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