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The Future and Its Enemies

by Virginia Postrel Free Press (May 10, 2011)

Today we have greater wealth, health, opportunity, and choice than at any time in history. Yet a chorus of intellectuals and politicians laments our current condition -- as slaves to technology, coarsened by...


Erase everything and start over: PVRs, blogs, and Word of mouth: the consumer is now in control

by Pierre Delagrave Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

The scope of the change taking place is so great, we have to question everything, understand how it affects every aspect of marketing communications, and experiment with the new ways of communicating that technology...


The Skeleton Crew

by Deborah Halber Simon & Schuster (July 01, 2014)

Solving cold cases from the comfort of your living room…

The Skeleton Crew provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes–wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement—and one...


Identity is the New Money

by David Birch & Ed Conway London Publishing Partnership (April 24, 2014)

This book argues that identity and money are both changing profoundly. Because of technological change the two trends are converging so that all that we need for transacting will be our identities captured in...


Social Bookmarking with StumbleUpon: You'd Be Amazed At How Much You Can Accomplish With This Simple Task

by Cassandra Fenyk Fenyk Enterprises LLC (March 31, 2014)

The web is probably the largest gold mine ever, figuratively speaking. It is by far the biggest community ever established where people get to do practically anything they want and find anything they need. The...


Health informatics: Improving patient care

by BCS The Chartered Institute for IT BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (June 29, 2012)

Health informatics and technology are great enablers of health care. They can help raise productivity, empower patients, improve efficiency and reduce risk. This ebook contains a stimulating selection of material...


2052: A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years

by Jorgen Randers Chelsea Green Publishing (June 13, 2012)

Forty years ago, The Limits to Growth study addressed the grand question of how humans would adapt to the physical limitations of planet Earth. It predicted that during the first half of the 21st century the...


Biomass: To Win the Future

by Shi Yuanchun Lexington Books (November 14, 2013)

Biomass, translated into English for the first time, introduced the world to China’s development of bioenergy in the turn of the 21st century and proposed further development of bioenergy as well. Businessmen,...


Thinking Dead: What the Zombie Apocalypse Means

by Murali Balaji Lexington Books (September 26, 2013)

Thinking Dead: What the Zombie Apocalypse Means, edited by Murali Balaji, examines various aspects of the zombie apocalypse scenario from the perspective of a variety of theoretical frameworks. Essays in the...


Ms. Tuesday

by Janice Johnson eBookIt.com (August 05, 2013)

The main character, Janice Johnson became an expert aiding individuals and companies find solutions to everyday tasks by integrating computer systems. Janice loved her husband Bill and did everything to please...


an The Distraction Addiction: Getting the Information You Need and the Communication You Want, Without Enraging Your Family, Annoying Your Colleagues

by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang Little, Brown and Company (August 20, 2013)

The question of our time: can we reclaim our lives in an age that feels busier and more distracting by the day?

We've all found ourselves checking email at the dinner table, holding our breath while waiting...


The end of facebook (English version)

by Pedro BARBOSA Vida Económica Editorial (August 05, 2013)

The Future of Facebook and social networks

Could it soon be the end of Facebook? It may seem a preposterous question to ask, but there are signs that make it a serious and current one: a growing number of...


Ecofeminism: Towards Integrating the Concerns of Women, Poor People, and Nature into Development

by Jytte Nhanenge UPA (April 01, 2011)

This book is for those who desire to improve their understanding of the current crises of poverty, environmental destruction, violence, and human rights abuses, and their causes. Unless we increase our awareness...


Posthuman Personhood

by Daryl J. Wennemann UPA (May 02, 2013)

Wennemann argues that the traditional concept of personhood may be fruitfully applied to the ethical challenge we face in a posthuman age. The book posits that biologically non-human persons like robots, computers,...


Mind Set!

by John Naisbitt HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In his seminal works Megatrends and Megatrends 2000, John Naisbitt proved himself one of the most far-sighted and accurate observers of our fast-changing world.

Mind Set! goes beyond that by disclosing the secret...


Who Owns the Future?

by Jaron Lanier Simon & Schuster (May 07, 2013)

The “brilliant” and “daringly original” (The New York Times) critique of digital networks from the “David Foster Wallace of tech” (London Evening Standard)—asserting that to fix our economy, we...


The Nature of the Future: Dispatches from the Socialstructed World

by Marina Gorbis Free Press (March 18, 2013)

A renowned futurist offers a vision of a reinvented world.

Large corporations, big governments, and other centralized organizations have long determined and dominated the way we work, access healthcare, get...


Social Networking and Impression Management: Self-Presentation in the Digital Age

by Carolyn M. Cunningham, Benjamin Johnson, Binod Sundararajan & Malavika Sundararajan et al. Lexington Books (December 15, 2012)

This book provides original research on key issues in the field of identity management and social networking sites. The contributors to this volume draw on current research in the field and offer new theoretical...


Words for a Small Planet: Ecocritical Views

by Nanette Norris, Eduardo Barros-Grela, Sylvie Housiel & Yomna Al-Abdulkareem et al. Lexington Books (November 21, 2012)

Scholars have begun critically assessing the relationship of modern environmental science, including the study of ecology, to the creation and study of art and culture. In this volume, the voices come from around...


Misbehavior in Cyber Places: The Regulation of Online Conduct in Virtual Communities on the Internet

by Janet Sternberg UPA (October 25, 2012)

This book studies computer-mediated, interpersonal Internet activity up to the turn of the century, examining virtual misbehavior across a wide range of online environments. It also lays out the theoretical...


Transhumanism: A Grimoire of Alchemical Agendas

by Scott D de Hart & Joseph P. Farrell Feral House (November 06, 2012)

Exposes the hidden history and agenda that has set humanity on a collision course for the Apocalypse.


Dissent 101

by Wence Inc. Horak Crux Edition (February 21, 2013)

This publication proves good things do come in small packages. This one not only reveals the crippling flaws of democracy, introduced and maintained by plutocrats, flaws destroying the society and nature alike,...


i-Minds - 2nd edition

by Mari Swingle New Society Publishers (April 23, 2019)

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also rewire our brains...


Hacking ISIS

by Malcolm Nance & Christopher Sampson Skyhorse (April 25, 2017)

This book is written by two of the leading terrorist experts in the world - Malcolm Nance, NBC News/MSNBC terrorism analyst and Christopher Sampson, cyber-terrorist expert. Malcolm Nance is a 35 year practitioner...


Scrolling Forward, Second Edition

by David M. Levy & Ruth Ozeki Arcade (January 05, 2016)

A fascinating, insightful, and wonderfully written exploration of the document.

Like Henry Petroski’s The Pencil, David Levy’s Scrolling Forward takes a common, everyday object, the document, and illuminates...


"Is This Thing On?"

by Abby Stokes Workman Publishing Company (March 24, 2015)

Like a personal trainer for the digital age, Abby Stokes is the hand-holding, motivating expert that newbies—specifically older newbies—turn to when they want to become digitally literate. And her book,...


Who's Afraid of AI?

by Thomas Ramge The Experiment (April 16, 2019)

A penetrating guide to artificial intelligence: what it is, what it does, and how it will change our lives

At a breathtaking pace, artificial intelligence is getting better and faster at making complex decisions....


What the Future Looks Like

by Jim al-Khalili The Experiment (April 17, 2018)

Science fact, not science fiction, on the cutting–edge developments that are already changing the course of our future

Every day, scientists conduct pioneering experiments with the potential to transform how...


Films from the Future

by Andrew Maynard Mango (November 15, 2018)

Learn how movies reveal the future of technology

Fans of The Science of InterstellarThe Second Machine Age, and Physics of the Future will love the Films from the Future.

Science, technology, and society:...


Small is Powerful

by Adam Lent Unbound (June 30, 2016)

Humanity started small. Where did we get the idea big is better? The establishment promote big business, big government or big culture, more often than not, all three. In Small is Powerful Adam Lent reveals...


The Big Nine

by Amy Webb PublicAffairs (May 07, 2019)

A call-to-arms about the broken nature of artificial intelligence, and the powerful corporations that are turning the human-machine relationship on its head.

We like to think that we are in control of the future...


The Contenders

by Priya Sahgal S&S India (October 09, 2018)

Political talk show host, Priya Sahgal, profiles sixteen emerging political leaders (under the age of fifty-five) who will dominate India’s political landscape over the next decade.

 

The Contenders captures...


Future Trends

by Lawrence R. Samuel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 08, 2018)

Future Trends: A Guide to Decision Making and Leadership in Business is the first and only book to link a decision-making and leadership platform to trends pointing to the future.

By identifying sixty global,...


From Gutenberg to Google

by Tom Wheeler Brookings Institution Press (January 22, 2019)

Network revolutions of the past have shaped the present and set the stage for the revolution we are experiencing today

In an era of seemingly instant change, it's easy to think that today's revolutions—in communications,...


Virtual Reality and the Criminal Justice System

by Bobbie Ticknor Lexington Books (February 15, 2018)

Virtual Reality (VR) is becoming a popular technology for gaming and entertainment; however, researchers and scientists have used the technology for decades to develop real world solutions. The criminal justice...


Researching Serendipity in Digital Information Environments

by Lori McCay-Peet, Elaine G. Toms & Gary Marchionini Morgan & Claypool Publishers (September 28, 2017)

Chance, luck, and good fortune are the usual go-to descriptors of serendipity, a phenomenon aptly often coupled with famous anecdotes of accidental discoveries in engineering and science in modern history such...


a man wearing a dress

by Glenn C. Koenig Message Rain (January 12, 2018)

In today's world of rapid and profound change, how can we make sense of it all? We seem to be grappling with sexism, racism, and the abuse of power at high levels, all at once!

The book starts with a memoir,...


A New Reality

by David Dewane, Jonas Salk, Jonathan Salk & Elizabeth H Blackburn City Point Press (June 26, 2018)

A New Reality: Human Evolution for a Sustainable Future provides a startling, fresh new message of understanding, perspective and hope for today’s tense, rapid-fire, kaleidoscopically changing world. 

A New...


Social Monitoring for Public Health

by Michael J. Paul, Mark Dredze & Gary Marchionini Morgan & Claypool Publishers (August 31, 2017)

Public health thrives on high-quality evidence, yet acquiring meaningful data on a population remains a central challenge of public health research and practice. Social monitoring, the analysis of social media...


The Rough Guide to The Future

by Rough Guides Rough Guides (November 01, 2010)

Find the future now with 50 predictions in The Rough Guide to the Future.

Wondering what's really in store for the human race? Nanotechnology and gene enhancements, solar power and carbon capture? Or oil shocks,...


Qualitative HCI Research

by Ann Blandford, Dominic Furniss & Stephann Makri Morgan & Claypool Publishers (April 07, 2016)

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) addresses problems of interaction design: understanding user needs to inform design, delivering novel designs that meet user needs, and evaluating new and existing designs to...


Tubes

by Andrew Blum Ecco (June 25, 2019)

An engaging, narrative tour behind the scenes of our everyday lives to see the dark beating heart of the Internet itself.

We are all connected now. But connected to what, exactly? In Tubes, journalist Andrew...


Future Consciousness

by Thomas Lombardo Changemakers Books (October 27, 2017)

How do our unique conscious minds reflect and amplify nature’s vast evolutionary process? This book provides a scientifically informed, psychologically holistic approach to understanding and enhancing our...


HCI Theory

by Yvonne Rogers Morgan & Claypool Publishers (June 01, 2012)

Theory is the bedrock of many sciences, providing a rigorous method to advance knowledge, through testing and falsifying hypotheses about observable phenomena. To begin with, the nascent field of HCI followed...


Research in the Wild

by Yvonne Rogers, Paul Marshall & John M. Carroll Morgan & Claypool Publishers (April 04, 2017)

The phrase "in-the-wild" is becoming popular again in the field of human-computer interaction (HCI), describing approaches to HCI research and accounts of user experience phenomena that differ from those derived...


Multitasking in the Digital Age

by Gloria Mark Morgan & Claypool Publishers (April 01, 2015)

In our digital age we can communicate, access, create, and share an abundance of information effortlessly, rapidly, and nearly ubiquitously. The consequence of having so many choices is that they compete for...


Designing for Gesture and Tangible Interaction

by Mary Lou Maher, Lina Lee & John M. Carroll Morgan & Claypool Publishers (March 15, 2017)

Interactive technology is increasingly integrated with physical objects that do not have a traditional keyboard and mouse style of interaction, and many do not even have a display. These objects require new...


Eye Tracking the User Experience

by Aga Bojko Rosenfeld Media (November 15, 2013)

Eye tracking is a widely used research method, but there are many questions and misconceptions about how to effectively apply it. Eye Tracking the User Experience—the first how-to book about eye tracking for...


Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World

by Paul Shapiro & Yuval Noah Harari Gallery Books (January 02, 2018)

Paul Shapiro gives you a front-row seat for the wild story of the race to create and commercialize cleaner, safer, sustainable meat—real meat—without the animals. From the entrepreneurial visionaries to...


The Fourth Age

by Byron Reese Atria Books (April 24, 2018)

The Fourth Age not only discusses what the rise of A.I. will mean for us, it also forces readers to challenge their preconceptions. And it manages to do all this in a way that is both entertaining and engaging.”...