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  • Everyday eBayby Ken Hillis; Michael Petit; Nathan Scott Epley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Everyday eBay is the first scholarly analysis of the internet marketplace that has become a global social, cultural and economic phenomenon. The eighteen new and classic essays gathered here examine eBay from a wide variety of perspectives as a bellwether of taste and material culture; as a rich site of cultural, racial, and sexual discourse and... more...

  • The Best of Verity Stobby Verity Stob

    Apress 2006; US$ 17.49

    It?s hard to believe now, but there was a time when writing jokes about multi-dispatch inheritance in dynamically typed languages simply wasn?t the glamorous, highly paid profession that it is today. Before Slashdot, before User Friendly and the Joy of Tech, before Futurama, before Old Man Murray, before Dilbert, and before ?1001 Surefire Gags about... more...

  • Internationalizing Internet Studiesby Gerard Goggin; Mark McLelland

    Taylor and Francis 2010; 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...

  • Transmutation, Scattering Theory and Special Functionsby R. Carroll

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 255.00

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  • Online Communities and Social Computingby A. Ant Ozok; Panayiotis Zaphiris

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Online Communities and Social Computing, OCSC 2009, held in San Diego, CA, USA in July 2008 in the framework of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2009 with 10 other thematically similar conferences. The 77 revised papers presented... more...

  • Gender Codesby Thomas J. Misa

    Wiley 2011; US$ 35.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Emerging Practices in Cyberculture and Social 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$ 49.95

    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...

  • Computing with Social Trustby Jennifer Golbeck

    Springer London 2008; US$ 189.00

    'Trust' is used in a variety of ways in computing literature, and social trust is emerging as an important computational problem. This book brings together a collection of important work in computing social trust from computer science and related disciplines. more...