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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 Publishing Group (2013)
US$12.59

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

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...

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,...

The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

The Art of Invisibility

The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

Little, Brown and Company (2017)
US$24.00

Be online without leaving a trace. Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your...

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$6.06

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

The Evolution of Useful Things: How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be  as They are.

The Evolution of Useful Things

How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are.

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2010)
US$16.95

How did the table fork acquire a fourth tine?  What advantage does the Phillips-head screw have over...

Where Stuff Comes From: How Toasters, Toilets, Cars, Computers and Many Other Things Come To Be As They Are

Where Stuff Comes From

How Toasters, Toilets, Cars, Computers and Many Other Things Come To Be As They Are

Taylor and Francis (2003)
US$42.81

Molotch takes us on a fascinating exploration into the worlds of technology, design, corporate and...