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  • Gender-UseITby Leitung Digitale Integration Kompetenzzentrum Technik-Diversity-Chancengleichheit; Nicola Marsden; Ute Kempf

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Die systematische und interdisziplinäre Forschung zu Usability unter Berücksichtigung der Genderperspektive steht noch am Anfang. Dieser Tagungsband dokumentiert dieerste Fachtagung zu diesem Thema im Dt. Raum. Die Beiträge umfassen Beispiele aus Forschung und Praxis, Vorschläge für gendersensibles Softwaredesign und theoriegeleitete Ansätze zur Reflexion... more...

  • Writing Spaceby Jay David Bolter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    This second edition of Jay David Bolter's classic text expands on the objectives of the original volume, illustrating the relationship of print to new media, and examining how hypertext and other forms of electronic writing refashion or "remediate" the forms and genres of print. Reflecting the dynamic changes in electronic technology since the first... more...

  • The End of Absenceby Michael Harris

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99

    "Every revolution in communication technolog y?from papyrus to the printing press to Twitter ?is as much an opportunity to be drawn away from something as it is to be drawn toward something. And yet, as we embrace technology's gifts, we usually fail to consider what we're giving up in the process. Why would we bother to register the end of solitude,... more...

  • Data Visualizationby Alexandru C. Telea

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    This book explores the study of processing and visually representing data sets. Data visualization is closely related to information graphics, information visualization, scientific visualization, and statistical graphics. This second edition presents a better treatment of the relationship between traditional scientific visualization and information... more...

  • Fire Phone: Out of the Boxby Brian Sawyer

    O'Reilly Media 2014; US$ 1.99

    Dive straight into hot Fire phone features you won?t find in any other device?like Firefly, Mayday, and Dynamic Perspective?with this concise hands-on guide. You probably already know how to make calls, text, and take photos with Amazon?s new phone, but where it really shines is in innovative features you?ve never even seen before. This intuitive,... more...

  • New Frontiers in Technological Literacyby John R. Dakers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 32.00

    This book attempts to rethink the concept of technological literacy in a modern context, not only in terms of a subject area taught in schools, but also as an important general concept that all citizens should engage with. As this book will illustrate, the concept of technological literacy has no universally agreed definition. more...

  • Superintelligenceby Nick Bostrom

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position. Other animals have stronger muscles or sharper claws, but we have cleverer brains.If machine brains one day come to surpass human brains in general intelligence, then this new superintelligence... more...

  • The Skeleton Crewby Deborah Halber

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 25.00

    Solving cold cases from the comfort of your living room? The Skeleton Crew provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes?wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement?and one another?at matching missing persons with unidentified remains. In America today, upwards of forty thousand people are dead and unaccounted for.... more...

  • The Skeleton Crewby Deborah Halber

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    Solving cold cases from the comfort of your living room? The Skeleton Crew provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes?wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement?and one another?at matching missing persons with unidentified remains. In America today, upwards of forty thousand people are dead and unaccounted for.... more...

  • The Skeleton Crewby Deborah Halber

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    Solving cold cases from the comfort of your living room? The Skeleton Crew provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes?wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement?and one another?at matching missing persons with unidentified remains. In America today, upwards of forty thousand people are dead and unaccounted for.... more...