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Thinking Machines: The Quest for Artificial Intelligence--and Where It's Taking Us Next
Thinking Machines: The Quest for Artificial Intelligence--and Where It's Taking Us Next

Luke Dormehl · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A fascinating look at Artificial Intelligence, from its humble Cold War beginnings to the dazzling future that is just around the corner.When most of us think about Artificial Intelligence, our minds go straight to cyborgs, robots, and sci-fi thrillers where machines take over the world....
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The Hello Girls: America's First Women Soldiers
The Hello Girls: America's First Women Soldiers

Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman · Harvard University Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

This is the story of how America's first women soldiers helped win World War I, earned the vote, and fought the U.S. Army. In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France. They were masters of the latest technology: the telephone switchboard. General John Pershing, commander...
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Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon: The Official Alola Region Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon: The Official Alola Region Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide

Pokemon Company International · Pokemon Company International
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

If getting all the Pokémon from the Alola region is your goal, or if you simply want the latest info on all these amazing Pokémon, then Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon: The Official Alola Region Pokédex & Postgame Adventure Guide will be your go-to for the info you need! And if you think...
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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death
To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death

Mark O'Connell · Doubleday
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening journey into a world of visionaries, billionaires, and eccentrics harnessing technology for nothing less than the salvation of mankindTranshumanism is a movement pushing the limits of our bodies - our capabilities, intelligence, and lifespans - in the hopes that, through...
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Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Web: What Everyone Needs to Know
Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Web: What Everyone Needs to Know

Jayne A Hitchcock · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The world has changed drastically over the past decade. The Internet has had a huge part in that, as it has made the world more accessible to anyone of any age, race, or gender. Used for entertainment, education, shopping, dating and more, the internet has provided a whole new virtual world...
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The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost
The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost

Donna Freitas · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Sexting. Cyberbullying. Narcissism. Social media has become the dominant force in young people's lives, and each day seems to bring another shocking tale of private pictures getting into the wrong hands, or a lament that young people feel compelled to share their each and every thought...
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Power Play: How Video Games Can Save the World
Power Play: How Video Games Can Save the World

Asi Burak · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The phenomenal growth of gaming has inspired plenty of hand-wringing since its inception--from the press, politicians, parents, and everyone else concerned with its effect on our brains, bodies, and hearts. But what if games could be good, not only for individuals but for the world? In Power...
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