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  • Wake Up: The Nine Hashtags of Digital Disruptionby David Fagan

    University of Queensland Press 2017; US$ 10.99

    Your essential guide to the biggest revolution of the past century. David Fagan was at the forefront of this revolution as he helped take one of Australia’s largest media organisations from print to digital. In Wake Up, he explores the challenges and opportunities of the digital age from his position on the front line. He chronicles the rise of social... more...

  • Den Tätern auf der Spurby Alexander Dörsam

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 9.92

    Aus dem Alltag eines digitalen Ersthelfers  Der IT-Sicherheitsexperte Alexander Dörsam entführt Sie mit seinem Buch in die spannende Welt von Hacking, Unternehmenserpressung, Spionage und digitalem Vandalismus. Anhand von realen IT-Sicherheitsvorfällen erfahren Sie, wie Angreifer in Firmenstrukturen eindringen, welche Methoden dafür eingesetzt... more...

  • The Secret Lifeby Andrew O'Hagan

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 18.20

    A Top 10 Book of Essays & Literary Criticism for Fall 2017, Publishers Weekly | Books We Can’t Wait to Read in the Rest of 2017, Chicago Reader The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. The Internet shorthand IRL—“in real life”—now seems naïve. We no longer question the reality... more...

  • Digitale Kommunikationby Rüdiger Grimm; Patrick Delfmann

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 45.99

    Das Internet hat die Kommunikation der Menschen im Alltag und Geschäftsleben grundlegend verändert. Die digitale Kommunikation in den sozialen und mobilen Netzwerken überlagert die traditionellen Kommunikationsformen und prägt eine neue soziale und betriebliche Wirklichkeit. Wie aber funktioniert die digitale Kommunikation, welche Möglichkeiten... more...

  • Privacy Technologies and Policyby Erich Schweighofer; Herbert Leitold; Andreas Mitrakas; Kai Rannenberg

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.78

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 5th Annual Privacy Forum, APF 2017, held in Vienna, Austria, in June 2017. The 12 revised full papers were carefully selected from 41 submissions on the basis of significance, novelty, and scientific quality. These selected papers are organized in three different chapters... more...

  • Transatlantic Data Protection in Practiceby Rolf H. Weber; Dominic Staiger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book offers guidance for US-based IT businesses on both sides of the Atlantic when dealing with big data and government data, since transatlantic data flows are key to the success of these enterprises. It offers practical insights into many of the data-protection challenges US companies in various industries face when seeking to comply with US... more...

  • e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countriesby Tegawendé F. Bissyande; Oumarou Sie

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 59.05

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries, AFRICOMM 2016, held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in December 2016. The 44 papers were carefully selected from 57 submissions and cover topics such as: mobile and social networks; cloud, VPN and... more...

  • User-Centered Evaluation of Visual Analyticsby Jean Scholtz; David Ebert; Niklas Elmqvist

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2017; US$ 31.96

    Visual analytics has come a long way since its inception in 2005. The amount of data in the world today has increased significantly and experts in many domains are struggling to make sense of their data. Visual analytics is helping them conduct their analyses. While software developers have worked for many years to develop software that helps users... more...

  • Trends and Applications in Knowledge Discovery and Data Miningby U Kang; Ee-Peng Lim; Jeffrey Xu Yu; Yang-Sae Moon

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.78

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings at PAKDD Workshops 2017, held in conjunction with PAKDD, the 21st Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in May 2017 in Jeju, South Korea. The 17 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 38 submissions. The workshops affiliated... more...

  • Quantified Lives and Vital Databy Rebecca Lynch; Conor Farrington

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 106.30

    This book raises questions about the changing relationships between technology, people and health. It examines the accelerating pace of technological development and a general shift to personalized, patient-led medicine. Such relationships are increasingly mediated through particular medical technologies, drawn together by the authors as ‘personal... more...