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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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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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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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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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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 Idealist: Aaron Swartz and the Rise of Free Culture on the Internet

Justin Peters · Scribner, 2016.
Pages: 337
Format: Print book

A smart, lively history of the Internet free culture movement and its larger effects on society - and the life and shocking suicide of Aaron Swartz, a founding developer of Reddit and Creative Commons - from Slate correspondent Justin Peters.Aaron Swartz was a zealous young advocate for the free...
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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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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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