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  • Unnatural Selectionby Mark Roeder

    Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    Unnatural Selection is the first book to examine the rise of the "technocentric being"—or geek—who personifies a distinct new phase in human evolution. People considered geeks often have behavioral or genetic traits that were previously considered detrimental. But the new environment of the Anthropocene period—the Age of Man—has created a kind of... more...

  • The Internet and Societyby Bernadette H. Schell

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00

    An examination of the social impact of the Internet, this volume explores political, social, technical, legal, and economic controversies in a manner accessible to the general reader. The Internet has proven a mixed blessing. Yes, it is the most effective communications tool ever invented. more...

  • Computer Ethicsby Robert N. Barger

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 38.00

    Teaches computer ethics for computer science or philosophy undergraduates. Includes a worksheet of key questions used in solving computing dilemmas. more...

  • The Computerby Darrel Ince

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    There is a companion web site asssociated with the book (http://vsicomputer.wordpress.com/). It contains chapter summaries, links to relevant material and posts about items of news relevant to the book's contents. Computers have changed so much since the room-filling, bulky magnetic tape running monsters of the mid 20th century. They now form a... more...

  • Mapping Cyberspaceby Martin Dodge; Rob Kitchin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 75.95

    Mapping Cyberspace is a ground-breaking geographic exploration and critical reading of cyberspace, and information and communication technologies. The book: * provides an understanding of what cyberspace looks like and the social interactions that occur there * explores the impacts of cyberspace, and information and communication technologies, on... more...

  • The Internet: Its Impact and Evaluationby

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 104.95

    The Proceedings of an international forum held at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park, 16-18th July 1999, organised by City University, and sponsored by Aslib, The Association for Information Management, The British Library and News International. The purpose of the conference was to: explore methods for evaluating the Internet's many features and functions;... more...

  • Cyborgs@Cyberspace?by David Hakken

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    Arguing that humans have always been technological as well as cultural beings, David Hakken calls for a fundamental rethinking of the traditional separation of anthropology and technical studies. Drawing on three decades of research on contemporary technological societies, this book outlines a fresh way of thinking about technology and offers an ethical... more...

  • Cyberpowerby Tim Jordan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    This is the first complete introduction to and analysis of the politics of the internet. Chapters are arranged around key words and use case studies to guide the reader through a wealth of material. Cyberpower presents all the key concepts of cyberspace including: * power and cyberspace * the virtual individual * society in cyberspace * imagination... more...

  • Internetby Lorenzo Cantoni; Stefano Tardini

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 36.95

    From music to gaming, information gathering to eLearning; eCommerce to eGovernment, Lorenzo Cantoni and Stefano Tardini's absorbing introduction considers the internet as a communication technology; the opportunities it affords us, the limitations it imposes and the functions it allows. Internet explores : the political economy of the internet... more...

  • Virtual work, teams and organisationsby Robert Davison; France Belanger; Manju Ahuja Watson-Manheim; Mary Beth

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Managing, working, and living in this information-rich and rapidly changing environment present major challenges. This e-book focuses on issues related to challenges presented by and the effectiveness of virtual work, teams and organizations. A range of issues are explored including: comparisons between collocated and virtual teams; the influence of... more...