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  • Computing with Social Trustby Jennifer Golbeck

    Springer 2008; US$ 169.00

    Trust' is used in a variety of ways in computing literature, and social trust is emerging as an important computational problem. In open, distributed systems, like the web, people and organizations can be anonymous and trust and reputation become important. Researchers from many subfields of computer science have produced results in this space,... more...

  • Communities and Technologies 2007by Charles Steinfield; Brian T. Pentland; Mark Ackerman

    Springer 2010; US$ 239.00

    This book covers the relationship between information and communication technologies (ICTs) and communities - both physical and virtual. Community technology applications are studied in many contexts. The book demonstrates the dynamic and interdisciplinary nature of evolving communities and technologies scholarship. more...

  • Computers and Creativityby Jon McCormack; Mark d?Inverno

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    This interdisciplinary volume introduces new theories and ideas on creativity from the perspectives of science and art. Featuring contributions from leading researchers, theorists and artists working in artificial intelligence, generative art, creative computing, music composition, and cybernetics, the book examines the relationship between computation... more...

  • Hackingby Tim Jordan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    Hacking provides an introduction to the community of hackers and an analysis of the meaning of hacking in twenty-first century societies. One the one hand, hackers infect the computers of the world, entering where they are not invited, taking over not just individual workstations but whole networks. On the other, hackers write the software that fuels... more...

  • Cyber Racismby Jessie Daniels

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 27.99

    Over the last two decades a surge of white supremacists have found new venues for their racist message. Examining how they've translated their printed publications onto the Internet Cyber Racism asks what this means for understanding racism in the information age. In addition to overt hate speech, contemporary white supremacists have used "cloaked"... 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...

  • Internationalizing Internet Studiesby Gerard Goggin; Mark McLelland

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This timely book offers a mapping of the Internet as it has developed and is used internationally, providing a lively and challenging examination of the Internet and Internet studies. There is much interest among scholars and researchers in understanding the place of the Internet in cultural, social, national, and regional settings. This is the first... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...