“As the old power model works to insinuate itself like a wolf in sheep’s clothing, the ‘new power’ in the equation may be the discovery that we already have it.”
The concept of “the digital divide” originated in the 1990s and has over the years had multiple definitions.
In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble clearly explains how search engines, used by billions daily, are not an innocent, neutral vehicle by which to search for information.
Rediscover the joy of daydreaming and awaken your creative self through Manoush Zomorodi’s guide to unleash from digital demons.
Hard as it is to believe, the iPhone is a decade old. It seems as though everyone has been talking on one, walking head down staring at one, or taking photos with one forever.
“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. Arthur . . . does something unexpected in his book: He breathes life into these billion-dollar companies and makes them . . . human.”
“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.”