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Zuboff, Shoshana

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Summary: "Shoshana Zuboff, named "the true prophet of the information age" by the Financial Times, has always been ahead of her time. Her seminal book In the Age of the Smart Machine foresaw the consequences of a then-unfolding era of computer technology. Now, three decades later she asks why the once-celebrated miracle of digital is turning into a nightmare. Zuboff tackles the social, political,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

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Ferguson, Andrew G.

Summary: The Rise of Big Data Policing introduces the cutting-edge technology that is changing how the police do their jobs and shows why it is more important than ever that citizens understand the far-reaching consequences of big data surveillance as a law enforcement tool. Andrew Guthrie Ferguson reveals how these new technologies --viewed as race-neutral and objective--have been eagerly adopted by...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 FER

Bernasek, Anna

Summary: In All You Can Pay, Anna Bernasek and D. T. Mongan show how companies use what they know about you to determine how much you are willing to pay for everything you buy. From college tuition to plane tickets to groceries to medicine, companies already set varying prices based on intimate knowledge of individual wants and purchasing power. As the consumer age fades into history, rapidly changing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 BER

Nagelhout, Ryan

Summary: Text and photographs look at how to build bridges in Minecraft.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 794.8 NAG

Summary: Cool, no-nonsense private detective Joe Mannix is a tough-talking loner within the large detective agency Intertect. He has street smarts and class, but he constantly fights with his boss, Lew Wickersham, over how to conduct their investigations. Lew relies on the company's computers, but Mannix has to go with his gut-- and that's just what he does every time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAN

Shefveland, Michelle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jasc Software 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.593 SHE

Keppeler, Jill

Summary: Text and photographs look at how to build castles in Minecraft, focusing on how to build arches, drawbridges, towers, and more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 794.8 KEP

May-Levenick, Denise S.

Summary: A practical how-to guide for organizing your growing digital photo collection, digitizing and preserving heirloom family photos, and sharing your treasured photos.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Family Tree Books 2015

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.1 MAY

Summary: Private investigator Joe Mannix is back with his assistant Peggy as he helps find justice for his clients in Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2009

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAN

Summary: Hard-boiled and gritty private detective Joe Mannix dishes out justice, outside the law, for his clients in Los Angeles. At his side is his faithful assistant Peggy Fair.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAN

Phillips, Helen

Summary: Becoming increasingly uneasy about suspicious activities at a new job she felt lucky to land, Josephine makes a terrible realization and is forced to confront dangerous and powerful elements in order to protect her loved ones.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PHI

Lohr, Steve.

Summary: A technology reporter for the "New York Times" traces the rise of Big Data and explains how individuals and institutions will need to exploit, protect, and manage their data to stay competitive in the coming years.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 LOH

Tanner, Adam

Summary: Hidden from consumers, patient medical data has become a multibillion-dollar worldwide trade between our health-care providers, drug companies, and a complex web of middlemen. This great medical-data bazaar sells copies of our prescriptions, hospital records, insurance claims, blood-test results, and more, stripped of names but still containing identifiers such as year of birth, gender, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610 TAN

Drosnin, Michael.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 221.68 25

Riera Ojeda, Oscar.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.22 RIE

Keppeler, Jill

Summary: Text and photographs look at how to build farms in Minecraft.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 794.8 KEP

Lindsell-Roberts, Sheryl.

Summary: Updated with new exercises and material on e-mail, instant messaging and other business communications outlines a 24-hour program for learning to type quickly and accurately without looking at a keyboard, sharing additional exercises for understanding etiquette and avoiding discomfort.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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Street, Rita.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rockport Pub. 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 686.225 STR

Turow, Joseph

Summary: "By one expert's prediction, within twenty years half of Americans will have body implants that tell retailers how they feel about specific products as they browse their local stores. The notion may be outlandish, but it reflects executives' drive to understand shoppers in the aisles with the same obsessive detail that they track us online. In fact, a hidden surveillance revolution is already...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.8 TUR

Tanner, Adam.

Summary: Looks at how Caesar's Entertainment in Las Vegas collects personal data and uses it to cater to their clients' every need, inspiring companies of all kinds to do likewise in order to grow their businesses and stay relevant.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 TAN

Summary: Award-winning director Lance Tracy balances serious science with tongue-in-cheek humor to create a documentary scrutinizing the scope and effects of pornography that is informative, compelling, and unsettling. Constructing an experiment to identify attitudinal and behavioral changes that manifest as a result of viewing porn—a study in the manner of the Annenberg School of Communications and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: It took two years of negotiation for the BBC's Fiona Bruce to get some face time with Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. In this rare interview, Bruce gains insights into both the man and the icon-genius, business magnate, philanthropist, and one of the wealthiest people on the planet. In addition, Bruce probes what may be the key question facing Microsoft in the post-Gates era: with its hands...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Two designers, two very different digital display technologies: Christopher Pearson has prototyped decorative animated digital wallpaper, while Tom Barker has invented the SmartSlab, a large-scale modular interactive LED panel. Segment one of this program shows how Pearson, having accepted a commission to "wallpaper" an entire restaurant, triumphs over every technological and logistical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The accelerating rate of technological innovation is rapidly changing the workplace. This program offers several interpretations of work environments by leading contemporary designers, such as the "virtual" office by Gaetano Pesce, the modular office by Ross Lovegrove, the "Less" office by Jean Nouvel, the mobile office by Antonio Citterio, and the office of the future by Michele de Lucchi....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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