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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death

Mark O'Connell · Doubleday
Pages: 241
Format: Hardcover

"This gonzo-journalistic exploration of the Silicon Valley techno-utopians' pursuit of escaping mortality is a breezy romp full of colorful characters." - New York Times Book Review (Editor's Choice) Transhumanism is a movement pushing the limits of our bodies - our capabilities,...
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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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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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Adobe InDesign Interactive Digital Publishing: Tips, Techniques, and Workarounds for Formatting Across Your Devices

Ted Padova · Apress
Pages: 539
Format: Paperback

Expand your knowledge for laying out and formatting documents and eBooks deployed for screen viewing on computers, tablets, and smart phones.
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Mindsharing: The Art of Crowdsourcing Everything

Lior Zoref · Portfolio Penguin
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Whether we need to make better financial choices, find the love of our life, or transform our career, crowdsourcing is the key to making quicker, wiser, more objective decisions. But few of us even come close to tapping the full potential of our online personal networks. Lior Zoref...
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Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal

Nick Bilton · Portfolio Hardcover; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller Ev told Jack he had to “chill out” with the deluge of media he was doing. “It’s bad for the company,” Ev said. “It’s sending the wrong message.” Biz sat between them, watching...
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The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity

Byron Reese · Atria Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

As we approach a great turning point in history when technology is poised to redefine what it means to be human, The Fourth Age offers fascinating insight into AI, robotics, and their extraordinary implications for our species.In The Fourth Age, Byron Reese makes the case that technology...
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Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

Safiya Umoja Noble · NYU Press
Pages: 229
Format: Paperback

A revealing look at how negative biases against women of color are embedded in search engine results and algorithms Run a Google search for "black girls" - what will you find? "Big Booty" and other sexually explicit terms are likely to come up as top search terms. But,...
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The Librarian's Nitty Gritty Guide to Content Marketing

Laura Solomon · ALA Editions
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

What is content marketing? Simply put, it's the most effective way to increase your value to customers. When you deliver content that library users find useful and relevant, you give a compelling answer to their question, What's in it for me? Author of the best-selling book The Librarian's...
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Guide to Discrete Mathematics: An Accessible Introduction to the History, Theory, Logic and Applications

Gerard O'Regan · Springer
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

This stimulating textbook presents a broad and accessible guide to the fundamentals of discrete mathematics, highlighting how the techniques may be applied to various exciting areas in computing. The text is designed to motivate and inspire the reader, encouraging further study in this...
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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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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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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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Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection

Jacob Silverman · Harper
Format: Hardcover

Social networking has grown into a staple of modern society, but its continued evolution is becoming increasingly detrimental to our lives. Shifts in communication and privacy are affecting us more than we realize or understand. Terms of Service crystalizes this current moment in technology...
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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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