Social Aspects

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Networks, Crowds, and Markets

Reasoning about a Highly Connected World


Reveals the interdisciplinary field of networks, which changes how we look at social, financial and...

Automate This

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


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

The Wealth of Humans

Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century


An investigation of how the digital revolution is fundamentally changing our concept of work, and...

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


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

An Anthropology of the Machine

Tokyo's Commuter Train Network


With its infamously packed cars and disciplined commuters, Tokyo’s commuter train network is one of...

The Joy of Missing Out

Finding Balance in a Wired World


Stepping back from technology for a people-focused future

The World Is Flat 3.0

A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

Picador (2007)

This Independence Day edition of The World is Flat 3.0 includes an an exclusive preview of ...

The New Digital Age

Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives

In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give...

The Accidental Billionaires

The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal

NATIONAL BESTSELLER “ The Social Network , the much anticipated movie…adapted from Ben Mezrich’s...

That Used to Be Us

How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back


America is in trouble. We face four major challenges on which our future depends, and we are failing...