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Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era

Our Final Invention

Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era

St. Martin's Press (2013)
US$12.59

Elon Musk named Our Final Invention one of 5 books everyone should read about the future A ...

Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Always On

Language in an Online and Mobile World

Oxford University Press (2010)
US$13.49

Baron reveals that online and mobile technologies--including instant messaging, cell phones,...

Becoming Good Ancestors: How We Balance Nature, Community, and Technology

Becoming Good Ancestors

How We Balance Nature, Community, and Technology

Oxford University Press (2008)
US$11.69

Ehrenfeld is one of America's leading conservation biologists. Becoming Good Ancestors unites in a...

The Mobile Connection: The Cell Phone's Impact on Society

The Mobile Connection

The Cell Phone's Impact on Society

Elsevier Science (2004)
US$48.95

Has the cell phone forever changed the way people communicate? The mobile phone is used for “real...

Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Algorithms to Live By

The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Henry Holt and Co. (2016)
US$13.30

A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives, helping...

Personal Media and Everyday Life: A Networked Lifeworld
Palgrave Macmillan (2014)
US$45.00

This book addresses the widespread use of digital personal media in daily life. With a sociological...

Philosophical Tools for Technological Culture: Putting Pragmatism to Work
Indiana University Press (2001)
US$15.95

"Hickman['s]... style of pragmatism provides us with flexible, philosophical 'tools'...

Art, Technology, Consciousness: Mind@large
Intellect Books Ltd (2000)
US$32.00

Within a technological context, this volume addresses contemporary theories of consciousness,...

Automate This: How Algorithms Took Over Our Markets, Our Jobs, and the World

Automate This

How Algorithms Took Over Our Markets, Our Jobs, and the World

Penguin Publishing Group (2012)
US$17.00

The rousing story of the last gasp of human agency and how today’s best and brightest minds are...

The Knowledge: How to Rebuild our World from Scratch

The Knowledge

How to Rebuild our World from Scratch

Random House (2014)
US$14.09

If the world as we know it ended tomorrow, how would you survive? A nuclear war, viral pandemic or...