“Why are futurists so often wrong, and why do we even listen to them given their poor track record?”
Reckoning with Matter focuses on two inventors Blaise Pascal and Charles Babbage, and their efforts in the invention and construction of mechanical calculators.
Author Adam Segal dives into the political and technical details of nation-state cyber hacking addressing complex issues in great detail with numerous references; however detail does not lead to an
At times, the most difficult but important books to read are the ones that hold a mirror to our lives and parenting behaviors. Glow Kids by Nicholas Karadaras is just such a book.
In Our Own Image will make accessible to readers many of the complex issues behind artificial intelligence (AI).
On May 12, 2015, two big events occurred in the digital universe.
“a must read for all healthcare professionals and a highly recommended read for patients and their families.”
“Anything we practice repeatedly changes the brain; fixate on iPhones and similar screens, and we become better at staying helplessly glued to them.”
“. . . young people today have the greatest communication and creativity tools ever devised, but the stuff they’re creating stinks.”
“. . . required reading for anyone interested in, working in, or enjoying the culture of the Internet . . . a superb book.”
“Who Owns the Future? is non-linear, hyperactive, non-sequitur filled, maddening to read, and ultimately unsatisfying.”
“. . . dogma masquerading as science has dogged humankind like a noxious veil of smoke for centuries.”
“. . . brimming with sage advice about how to use social media tools. In the end it most succeeds where many other books come up short: in fully communicating . . .”
“Mr. Reese writes with the authority of someone who has developed groundbreaking technologies and made money doing it. . . . he writes as an evangelist.”
“Paul J. Nahin really knows how to tell a good story. The Logician and the Engineer is truly a gem.”
“. . . breathe[s] life into what might otherwise be a dry and dusty tome . . .”
“Perhaps the only problem with writing a textbook on design is that there is such a wealth of material that no one textbook could hope to cover it all.”
“Mr. Blum paints a vivid picture of the Internet, and gives a sense that it is more than just the mysterious interstitial digital space between your computer and mine.”
“Click Millionaires by Scott Fox has its virtues. The absence of naked self-promotion is not one of them.”
“...a practical guide served straight up, an indispensible toolbox crammed with no-nonsense methods and practices for getting your website mobile..”
“. . . a reader may take fault with the conclusions in Liars and Outliers.
“What would happen if Ms. MacKinnon went to work for Facebook? Or LinkedIn? Or Google?
“For that tiny percentage of readers who build their own computers, shamelessly reduce tech support drones to puddles, and know just enough to be, well, dangerous, this may just be the book
Occupy Wall Street was soooo cool. I commuted from my aunt’s house in Manhasset to Zuccotti Park every day. We stuck it to the man. We told it.
“Digital Assassination is a comprehensive, knowledgeable exploration for anyone who wants, or needs, to know more about how best to survive in the digital universe.”