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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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Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives

Randi Zuckerberg · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

With Dot Complicated Untangling Our Wired Lives, new media pioneer Randi Zuckerberg offers an entertaining and essential guide to understanding how technology and social media influence and inform our lives online and off.Zuckerberg has been on the frontline of the social media movement...
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iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing up

Janell Burley Hofmann · Rodale Books
Pages: 261
Format: Paperback

As Janell Burley Hofmann, mother of five, wrapped her 13-year-old's iPhone on Christmas Eve, she was overwhelmed by questions: "Will my children learn to sit and wonder without Googling? Should I know their passwords for online accounts? Will they experience the value of personal connection...
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In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age

Nev Schulman · Grand Central Pub
Format: Paperback

From the host of MTV's #1 show Catfish comes the definitive guide about how to connect with people authentically in today's increasingly digital world.IN REAL LIFE: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age As the host of the wildly popular TV series Catfish which investigates online...
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The Big Book of Building: Everything Minecraft®™ Imagine it… Create it… Build it

Triumph Books · Triumph Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Brought to you by the authors and editors that created the Minecrafter and Minecrafter 2.0 Advanced guide books, The Big Book of Building features more of everything - more mods, more mining, more mobs, and more Minecraft! Up to date for the 2014 holiday season, The Big Book of Building...
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Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies

Woody Leonhard · For Dummies
Pages: 984
Format: Paperback

The most comprehensive guide to Windows 10! If you're a first-time Windows 10 user looking for an authoritative, accessible guide to the basics of this new operating system, look no further than Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies. Written by trusted Windows expert Woody Leonhard, this...
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Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives

Randi Zuckerberg · HarperOne; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

With Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives, new media pioneer Randi Zuckerberg offers an entertaining and essential guide to understanding how technology and social media influence and inform our lives online and off.Zuckerberg has been on the frontline of the social media movement...
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Keep It Simple: The Early Design Years of Apple

Hartmut Esslinger · Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt
Format: Print book

•The true design story behind the evolution of Apple computers •An inspiring collaboration of Steve Jobs and author Hartmut Esslinger •380 illustrations that takes a step by step view of the most famous brand that’s still a dominating force today Keep it Simple is the authentic...
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Knockout.js: Building Dynamic Client-Side Web Applications

Jamie Munro · O'Reilly Media; 1 edition
Format: eBook

Design, architect, and build a dynamic web application using Knockout.js, the open source JavaScript library that helps you to create rich, responsive display and editor user interfaces with a clean underlying data model. By introducing you to Model-View-View Model (MVVM) pattern used in Knockout.js,...
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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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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

AMIR HUSAIN · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Michio Kaku's The Future of the Mind, acclaimed technologist and inventor Amir Husain answers the universal question of how we can live amidst the coming age of sentient machines and artificial intelligence - and not only survive, but thrive.The future is now. Artificial...
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Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript: With jQuery, CSS & HTML5

Robin Nixon · O'Reilly Media; 4 edition

The fully revised, updated and extended 4th edition of the hugely popular web development book - includes CSS, HTML5, jQuery and the mysqli extension.Build interactive, data-driven websites with the potent combination of open-source technologies and web standards, even if you only have...
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The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age

Andrew O'Hagan · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A trio of reported essays exploring identity and the InternetThe slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. The Internet shorthand IRL -- "in real life" -- now seems naïve. We no longer question the reality of online...
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Crash Override: How Gamergate

Zoë Quinn · PublicAffairs
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

You've heard the stories about the dark side of the internet--hackers, #gamergate, anonymous mobs attacking an unlucky victim, and revenge porn--but they remain just that: stories. Surely these things would never happen to you.Zoe Quinn used to feel the same way. She is a video game developer...
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Becoming a Better Programmer: A Handbook for People Who Care About Code

Pete Goodliffe · O'Reilly Media
Pages: 341
Format: Paperback

If you're passionate about programming and want to get better at it, you've come to the right source. Code Craft author Pete Goodliffe presents a collection of useful techniques and approaches to the art and craft of programming that will help boost your career and your well-being.Goodliffe...
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