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- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
?Where I saw a thrilling and historic transformation in the world?s oldest idea?the future?other people saw only Target, Facebook, Google, and the government using their data to surveil, track, and trick them . . . But in fact, your data is your best defense against coercive marketing and intrusive government practices. Your data is nothing less than... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99
Concern about the size of the world?s population did not begin with the Baby Boomers. Overpopulation as a conceptual problem originated after World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ecological, agricultural, economic, and geopolitical consequences. This study traces the idea of a world population problem as it developed from the... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 26.99
We live in the age of Computer Business Systems (CBSs)?the highly complex, computer-intensive management programs on which large organizations increasingly rely. In Mindless , Simon Head argues that these systems have come to trump human expertise, dictating the goals and strategies of a wide array of businesses, and de-skilling the jobs of middle... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book argues that information communication technologies are not creating new forms of social structure, but rather altering long-standing institutions and amplifying existing trends of social change that have their origins in ancient times. Using a comparative historical perspective, it analyzes the applications of information communication technologies... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 16.99
We used to know how to know. We got our answers from books or experts. We?d nail down the facts and move on. But in the Internet age, knowledge has moved onto networks. There?s more knowledge than ever, of course, but it?s different. Topics have no boundaries, and nobody agrees on anything. Yet this is the greatest time in history to be a knowledge... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 115.00
Technology and Touch addresses the development of a range of new touch technologies, both technologies that we reach out to touch and technologies that touch us, by exploring how we use touch to connect with and understand our world, and ourselves. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This timely collection of original essays traces the migration of synthetic chemicals from the laboratory to the factory and then into the environment, bodies and communities. Turning our attention to the impact these chemicals have on our ecosystems, human health, social organization and political processes, the contributors break new ground by focusing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Nothing seems more far removed from the visceral, bodily experience of emotions than the cold, rational technology of the Internet. But as this collection shows, the internet and emotions intersect in interesting and surprising ways. Internet and Emotions is the fruit of an interdisciplinary collaboration of scholars from the sociology of emotions... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 14.99
With Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives , new media pioneer Randi Zuckerberg offers an entertaining and essential guide to understanding how technology and social media influence and inform our lives online and off. Zuckerberg has been on the frontline of the social media movement since Facebook?s early days and her following six years... more...