Computing, Technology & the Internet

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The Book of Why offers a popular science history and explanation of the mathematics of causation. . . . written in a simple and entertaining style . . .”

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From social media to Netflix AI has already infiltrated our daily lives. . . . Are we on the threshold of an AI dominated reality? . . . Will humans be superseded by AI?

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“No one seems to have an answer for the hyper-technological web that infuses every aspect of modern life, and indeed it often appears as if many people don’t want one as long as the program

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“[W]hat the author does is make a cohesive thesis here and amend, bolster, ratify it with the intelligence and findings of others. The whole is his, and his alone.

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The Digital Plenitude: The Decline of Elite Culture and the Rise of New Media by Jay David Bolter is a book about exactly that: the decline of one thing and the rise of another.

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“aggregating thousands of small pieces of evidence scattered in diverse historical and modern sources to build an illuminating context in which we can begin to fathom our emotional states e

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“A must read, Gray Day is a well told tale that allows us to spy on the spies, if you will, to see from the inside what it takes to defeat counterintelligence attempts to compromis

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“Those willing to look at the human sexual condition and how it may be affected by the emergence of mechanical sex partners will find a fascinatingly deep dive into this subject in Turn

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All of us know that autonomous self-driving cars are being actively tested and will be coming to roads near us very soon.

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It seems as if you can hardly go a day without reading about self-driving vehicles.

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Shortly after he was inaugurated, President Donald Trump tweeted that the press was the “enemy of the people” because, he claimed, they made up news.

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“‘Who owns the engines of the economy, and how are they governed?’”

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science devoted to creating computer systems that perform tasks characteristic of human intelligence. And one of the hottest questions around AI

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“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.”

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The concept of “the digital divide” originated in the 1990s and has over the years had multiple definitions.

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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.

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Rediscover the joy of daydreaming and awaken your creative self through Manoush Zomorodi’s guide to unleash from digital demons.

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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.

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“Why are futurists so often wrong, and why do we even listen to them given their poor track record?”

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Reckoning with Matter focuses on two inventors Blaise Pascal and Charles Babbage, and their efforts in the invention and construction of mechanical calculators.

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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

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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.

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In Our Own Image will make accessible to readers many of the complex issues behind artificial intelligence (AI).

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On May 12, 2015, two big events occurred in the digital universe.

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“a must read for all healthcare professionals and a highly recommended read for patients and their families.”

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