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  • Creativity in the Digital Ageby Nelson Zagalo; Pedro Branco

    Springer London 2015; US$ 129.00

    This edited book discusses the exciting field of Digital Creativity. Through exploring the current state of the creative industries, the authors show how technologies are reshaping our creative processes and how they are affecting the innovative creation of new products. Readers will discover how creative production processes are dominated by digital... more...

  • Status Updatesby Sophie Middlemiss

    Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 4.99

    We all wish we?d said it first. So here are some ready-made comments to use when you want to update your status but are feeling uninspired or just too lazy to think up something for yourself. All entries are 144 characters and under, so good for Twitter and Facebook alike. Use them as they are or alter to suit your needs. more...

  • Beyond Capitalby David Hakken; Maurizio Teli; Barbara Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The financial/social cataclysm beginning in 2007 ended notions of a ?great moderation? and the view that capitalism had overcome its systemic tendencies to crisis. The subsequent failure of contemporary social formations to address the causes of the crisis gives renewed impetus to better analysis in aid of the search for a better future. This book... more...

  • They Ruleby Paul Street

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00

    They Rule reflects on key political questions raised by the Occupy movement, showing how similar questions have been raised by previous generations of radical activists: who really owns and rules the US? Does it matter that the nation is divided by stark class disparities and a concentration of wealth in the hands of a few? Along the way, this book... more...

  • Gaze in Human-Robot Communicationby Frank Broz; Hagen Lehmann; Bilge Mutlu; Yukiko Nakano

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 128.00

    Human eyes not only serve the function of enabling us “to see” something, but also perform the vital role of allowing us “to show” our gaze for non-verbal communication, such as through establishing eye contact and joint attention. The eyes of service robots should therefore also perform both of these functions. Moreover, they... more...

  • Coin-Operated Americansby Carly A. Kocurek

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Video gaming: it?s a boy?s world, right? That?s what the industry wants us to think. Why and how we came to comply are what Carly A. Kocurek investigates in this provocative consideration of how an industry?s craving for respectability hooked up with cultural narratives about technology, masculinity, and youth at the video arcade. From the dawn... more...

  • Open Networks, Closed Regimesby Shanthi Kalathil; Taylor C. Boas

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    As the Internet diffuses across the globe, many have come to believe that the technology poses an insurmountable threat to authoritarian rule. Grounded in the Internet's early libertarian culture and predicated on anecdotes pulled from diverse political climates, this conventional wisdom has informed the views of policymakers, business leaders, and... more...

  • Get Fit with Apple Watchby Allen Taylor

    Apress 2015; US$ 24.99

    Get Fit with Apple Watch is the concise introduction to the amazing new Apple Watch. It's the first book specifically focused on the Apple Watch's most important function: health and fitness. This book is for you if you are interested in health and are willing to make small lifestyle adjustments in order to enhance health and well-being. This... more...

  • Informationelle Selbstbestimmung in der Cloudby Steffen Kroschwald

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; Not Available

    Steffen Kroschwald bewertet den Einsatz von Cloud-Diensten im Mittelstand vor dem Hintergrund des Rechts auf informationelle Selbstbestimmung. Mit dem Cloud Computing lassen sich IT-Ressourcen wie Speicherplatz, Rechenleistung und Software effektiv bereitstellen. Dennoch halten sich viele Unternehmen angesichts daten- und geheimnisschutzrechtlicher... more...

  • User Community Discoveryby Georgios Paliouras; Symeon Papadopoulos; Dimitrios Vogiatzis; Yiannis Kompatsiaris

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 89.99

    This  book redefines community discovery  in the new world of Online Social Networks and Web 2.0 applications, through real-world problems and applications in the context of the Web, pointing out the current and future challenges of the field. Particular emphasis is placed on the issues of community representation, efficiency and scalability, detection... more...