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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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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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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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Solomon's Code: Humanity in a World of Thinking Machines

Olaf Groth · Pegasus
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A thought-provoking examination of artificial intelligence and how it reshapes human values, trust, and power around the world.Whether in medicine, money, or love, technologies powered by forms of artificial intelligence are playing an increasingly prominent role in our lives. As we cede...
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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called "Alien"

Jeremy N. Smith · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

This taut, true thriller dives into a dark world that touches us all, as seen through the brilliant, breakneck career of an extraordinary hacker - a woman known only as Alien. When she arrived at MIT in the 1990s, Alien was quickly drawn to the school's tradition of high‑risk physical...
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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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Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI

John Brockman · Penguin Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about mind, thinking, intelligence and what it means...
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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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A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention

Matt Richtel · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

From Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technologys vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic texting-while-driving car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006.In...
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The Players Ball: A Genius, a Con Man, and the Secret History of the Internet's Rise

David Kushner · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A Wild West look at the early days of the internet - the incredible battle between the founder of Match.com and the con man who swindled him out of the online domain name Sex.com in an all-out war for control over the fuel that still powers the online world to this day: love and lust.In...
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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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Introducing Python: Modern Computing in Simple Packages

Bill Lubanovic · O'Reilly Media; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Easy to understand and fun to read, Introducing Python is ideal for beginning programmers as well as those new to the language. Author Bill Lubanovic takes you from the basics to more involved and varied topics, mixing tutorials with cookbook-style code recipes to explain concepts in Python...
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Left to Their Own Devices: How Digital Natives Are Reshaping the American Dream

Julie M. Albright · Prometheus Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A sociologist explores the many ways that digital natives' interaction with technology has changed their relationship with people, places, jobs, and other stabilizing structures and created a new way of life that is at odds with the American Dream of past generations.Digital natives...
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Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book

Brian Wood · Adobe Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe® Illustrator® (2014 release) Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does - an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated,...
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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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