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  • Transmutation, Scattering Theory and Special Functionsby R. Carroll

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 255.00

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  • The Current State of Domain Name Regulationby Konstantinos Komaitis

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    In this book Konstantinos Komaitis identifies a tripartite problem ? intellectual, institutional and ethical ? inherent in the domain name regulation culture. Using the theory of property, Komaitis discusses domain names as sui generis ?e-property? rights and analyses the experience of the past ten years, through the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution... more...

  • Gender Codesby Thomas J. Misa

    Wiley 2011; US$ 37.95 US$ 32.89

    The computing profession faces a serious gender crisis. Today, fewer women enter computing than anytime in the past 25 years. This book provides an unprecedented look at the history of women and men in computing, detailing how the computing profession emerged and matured, and how the field became male coded. Women's experiences working in offices,... more...

  • Emerging Practices in Cyberculture and Social Networking.by Daniel Riha; Anna Maj

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 54.60

    This book aims to present how emergent media penetrate all fields of human cultural activity. The content of this volume reflects theoretical and practical discussions on cultural issues influenced by increased adoption of information and communication technologies. New media and Web 2.0 raise increasing attention of academics from wide range of disciplines.... more...

  • Trapped in the Netby Gene I. Rochlin

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 52.50 US$ 42.00

    Voice mail. E-mail. Bar codes. Desktops. Laptops. Networks. The Web. In this exciting book, Gene Rochlin takes a closer look at how these familiar and pervasive productions of computerization have become embedded in all our lives, forcing us to narrow the scope of our choices, our modes of control, and our experiences with the real world. Drawing... more...

  • Noise Channelsby Peter Krapp

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 68.00

    Brings to light the critical role of noise and error in the creative potential of digital culture more...

  • Terminal Signsby Bennetta Jules-Rosette

    De Gruyter 1990; US$ 123.50

    Terminal signs : computers and social change in Africa Approaches to Semiotics [AS] more...

  • Computers in Swedish Societyby Per Lundin

    Springer London 2012; US$ 112.31

    This book describes and analyzes a project collecting the stories of some 700 people on how computing transformed Swedish society between 1950 and 1980; explores the interaction of computing with broad transformation in economies, cultures, and societies. more...

  • White Noiseby Andrew Calcutt

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 45.00

    Transcending recent attempts to pigeonhole 'the information revolution', this book shows how the paradoxical aspects of new media and the Internet (is it masculine or feminine? Does it mean peace or war?) are the peculiarly intense expression of the contradictions underlying our whole society. Andrew Calcutt is an enthusiastic champion of the potential... more...

  • Materializing New Mediaby Anna Munster

    Dartmouth College Press 2011; US$ 27.99

    A significant contribution to investigations of the social and cultural impact of new media and digital technologies more...