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The Big Nine

by Amy Webb PublicAffairs (March 04, 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...


Who Can You Trust?

by Rachel Botsman PublicAffairs (November 13, 2017)

If you can't trust those in charge, who can you trust? From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions is at an all-time low. But this isn't the age of distrust -- far from it.

In this revolutionary...


Alone Together

by Sherry Turkle Basic Books (November 06, 2017)

A groundbreaking book by one of the most important thinkers of our time shows how technology is warping our social lives and our inner ones

Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall...


The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

by Shoshana Zuboff PublicAffairs (January 14, 2019)

The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and...


The End of Power

by Moises Naim Basic Books (March 10, 2014)

The provocative bestseller explaining the decline of power in the twenty-first century -- in government, business, and beyond.

br Power is shifting -- from large, stable armies to loose bands of insurgents, from...


Progress

by Johan Norberg & Derek Perkins Blackstone Publishing (July 01, 2017)

From an examination of official data from such institutions as the United Nations, the World Bank, and the World Health Organization, Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg paints a portrait of a better...


Second Lives

by Tim Guest & Paul Michael Garcia Blackstone Publishing (February 19, 2008)

Second Lives takes us on a revelatory journey through the electronic looking-glass as Tim Guest investigates one of the most bizarre phenomena of the twenty-first century: virtual lives.

Each week, thirty-five...


The Next 100 Years

by George Friedman & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (January 27, 2009)

A fascinating, eye-opening, and often shocking look at what lies ahead for the United States—and the world—from one of our most incisive futurists

George Friedman has become a leading expert in geopolitical...


The Four-Dimensional Human

by Laurence Scott & Matthew Brenher Blackstone Publishing (August 09, 2016)

You are a four-dimensional human.

Each of us exists in three-dimensional physical space. But, as a constellation of everyday digital phenomena rewires our lives, we are increasingly coaxed from the containment...


America Alone

by Mark Steyn & Brian Emerson Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

It’s the end of the world as we know it. Someday soon, you might wake up to the call to prayer of a muezzin. Europeans already do.

Liberals tell us that “diversity is our strength”—while Talibanic enforcers...


The Distraction Addiction

by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang Little, Brown and Company (August 19, 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...