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  • Unplug Your Kidsby David Dutwin

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 14.95

    TV. Web Surfing. IMing. Text Messaging. Video Games. iPods. Kids today are plugged into so much, so much of the time, it's hard to keep track. But parents do know this much: It's too much, already! In this book, parent and scholar David Dutwin, Ph.D., shows parents everywhere how to cut the digital cord and free their children to play and learn the... more...

  • Strategic Uses of Social Technologyby Zachary Birchmeier; Beth Dietz-Uhler; Garold Stasser

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 23.00

    This volume explores how aspects of a situation interact with characteristics of a person to explain our technologically supported social interactions. more...

  • Haptic Interaction with Deformable Objectsby Guido Boettcher

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    The focus from most Virtual Reality (VR) systems lies mainly on the visual immersion of the user. But the emphasis only on the visual perception is insufficient for some applications as the user is limited in his interactions within the VR. Therefore this textbook presents the principles and theoretical background to develop a VR system that is able... more...

  • Usability für Kidsby Janine Liebal; Markus Exner

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 69.99

    Janine Liebal und Markus Exner liefern, basierend auf umfangreichen analytischen und empirischen Untersuchungen, einen Katalog von 110 Gestaltungsempfehlungen sowie sinnvolle Tipps und Techniken zur Einbindung von Kindern als Informanten, Nutzer, Design-Partner und Tester in den Entwicklungsprozess von Software und Websites f r Kinder. more...

  • At Largeby David H. Freedman; Charles C. Mann

    Touchstone 1998; Not Available

    Hailed as "a chilling portrait" by The Boston Globe and "a crafty thriller" by Newsweek, this astonishing story of an obsessive hacker promises to change the way you look at the Internet forever. At Large chronicles the massive manhunt that united hard-nosed FBI agents, computer nerds, and uptight security bureaucrats against an elusive computer... more...

  • Computing for Ordinary Mortalsby Robert St. Amant

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 21.99

    Computing isn't only (or even mostly) about hardware and software; it's also about the ideas behind the technology. In Computing for Ordinary Mortals, computer scientist Robert St. Amant explains this "really interesting part" of computing, introducing basic computing concepts and strategies in a way that readers without a technical... more...

  • Apocalyptic AIby Robert M. Geraci

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 18.99

    Apocalyptic AI, the hope that we might one day upload our minds into machines or cyberspace and live forever, is a surprisingly wide-spread and influential idea, affecting everything from the world view of online gamers to government research funding and philosophical thought. In Apocalyptic AI, Robert Geraci offers the first serious account of this... more...

  • Professional Penetration Testingby Thomas Wilhelm

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95

    Professional Penetration Testing walks you through the entire process of setting up and running a pen test lab. Penetration testing?the act of testing a computer network to find security vulnerabilities before they are maliciously exploited?is a crucial component of information security in any organization. With this book, you will find out how... more...

  • Networks of Outrage and Hopeby Manuel Castells

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.95

    This book is an exploration of the new forms of social movements and protests that are erupting in the world today, from the Arab uprisings to the indignadas movement in Spain, and the Occupy Wall Street movement in the US. While these and similar social movements differ in many important ways, there is one thing they share in common: they are... more...

  • Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Ageby Joseph Migga Kizza

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.95

    This new edition examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges stemming from computing and telecommunication technology, and mobile information-enabling devices. Features: establishes a philosophical framework and analytical tools for discussing moral theories and problems in ethical relativism; offers pertinent discussions on privacy, surveillance,... more...