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McAfee, Andrew

Summary: "We live in strange times. A machine plays the strategy game Go better than any human; upstarts like Apple and Google destroy industry stalwarts such as Nokia; ideas from the crowd are repeatedly more innovative than corporate research labs. MIT's Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson know what it takes to master this digital-powered shift: we must rethink the integration of minds and machines,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 MCA

Benjamin, Ruha.

Summary: "From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce white supremacy and deepen social inequity. Far from a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, Benjamin argues that automation has the potential to hide, speed, and even deepen discrimination, while appearing neutral and even...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Polity 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 BEN

Greenfield, Susan.

Summary: "Google. Facebook. Twitter. Repeat. We live in a world unimaginable even a few decades ago, one like no other in human history. It's a parallel world where we can be on the move in the real world, yet always hooked into an alternative time and place. And although it's a two-dimensional world of sight and sound, it offers instant information, connected identities, and constant novelty. In this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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Gazzaley, Adam

Summary: Most of us will freely admit that we are obsessed with our devices. We pride ourselves on our ability to multitask--read work email, reply to a text, check Facebook, watch a video clip. Talk on the phone, send a text, drive a car. Enjoy family dinner with a glowing smartphone next to our plates. We can do it all, 24/7! Never mind the errors in the email, the near-miss on the road, and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 GAZ

Hubbard, Ben

Summary: The digital world is always changing and evolving--what will your digital presence look like in the future? How can you prepare? Help young readers think about the future of their online presence with video game-style illustrations and clear text.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J343.73 HUB

Axelrod, Howard

Summary: "Axelrod spins his personal philosophy out into the wider world, where technology is changing the nature of human consciousness faster than we can see it happening. He draws a parallel between the environmental crisis and a lesser-known, but equally pressing issue: as we lose the world around us, he argues, we are losing our interior worlds, too. We can't navigate without a GPS, we can't pay...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 AXE

Cohen, Noam

Summary: Chronicles the rise of Silicon Valley as a political and intellectual force in American life and its libertarian vision of a hypercompetitive society without the protection of unions, government regulations, or social welfare programs.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.4 COH

Dhawan, Erica

Summary: "From Erica Dhawan, co-author of Get Big Things Done, the definitive guide to communicating and connecting wherever you are. Email replies that show up a week later. Video chats full of 'oops sorry no you go' and 'can you hear me?!' Ambiguous text-messages. Weird punctuation you can't make heads or tails of. Is it any wonder communication takes us so much time and effort to figure out? How did...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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Zuboff, Shoshana

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 ZUB

Reich, Rob

Summary: "System Error" exposes the root of our current predicament: how big tech's relentless focus on optimization is driving a future that reinforces discrimination, erodes privacy, displaces workers, and pollutes the information we get. Armed with an understanding of how technologists think and exercise their power, three Stanford professors share their provocative insights and concrete solutions to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of Harpe CollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 303.483 REI

Niedzviecki, Hal

Summary: A roller-coaster tour through our obsession with the future - and what's at stake when we neglect our present. Tech bloggers livecast the launch of the latest Kindle, crowds form serpentine lines outside of Apple stores on the eve of new iPhone releases, stock markets surge and recede on rumours of what Intel and Microsoft have in the pipeline, and, on college campuses across the country,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 NIE

Schmidt, Eric

Summary: Outlines a transformational vision of a connected world, drawing on expertise to address questions regarding power balances, the relationship between privacy and security, and the role of technology in combating or enabling terrorism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 SCH

Case, Steve

Summary: Steve Case, co-founder of America Online (AOL) and one of America's most accomplished entrepreneurs, shares a roadmap for how anyone can succeed in a world of rapidly changing technology. We are entering, he explains, a new paradigm called the "Third Wave" of the Internet. The first wave saw AOL and other companies lay the foundation for consumers to connect to the Internet. The second wave saw...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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

Shirky, Clay.

Summary: Evaluates the significant role of technological advances on the formation and experience of modern group dynamics, citing such examples as Wikipedia and MySpace to demonstrate the Internet's power in bridging geographical and cultural gaps.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 SHI

Phillips, Kaitlin Ugolik

Summary: An insightful exploration of what social media, AI, robot technology, and the digital world are doing to our relationships with each other and with ourselves.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4833 PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.4833 PHI

Silverman, Jacob.

Summary: A brilliant young literary and cultural critic joins the ranks of such stellar commentators as Evgeny Morozov and Nicholas Carr with this incisive commentary on social media culture and its impact on how we view ourselves, each other, and our world--an ambitious, perceptive, and illuminating manifesto that exposes the costs of our online connections.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 SIL

Newport, Cal

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Summary: "Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough. Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology. It's the key to living a focused life in an increasingly noisy world. Digital minimalists are all around us. They're the calm, happy people who can hold long conversations without furtive glances at their phones. They can get lost in a good book, a woodworking project, or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2019

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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

Crawford, Susan P.

Summary: The world of 5G, the next generation of telecommunication technology, will be as different from what came before as the world after the advent of electricity. The massive amounts of data we'll be able to stream through fiber-optic connections will enable a degree of virtual presence that will radically transform health care, education, urban administration and services, agriculture, retail...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 384 CRA

Thompson, Clive

Summary: "From acclaimed tech writer Clive Thompson, a brilliant and immersive anthropological reckoning with the most powerful tribe in the world today, computer programmers - where they come from, how they think, what makes for greatness in their world, and whatshould give us pause"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 005.1 THO

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Summary: When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD CIR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CIR RATED PG-13

boyd, danah (danah michele)

Summary: An absolutely essential read, written by a leading expert, for anyone who wants to understand young people's use of social media.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale Univ Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 004.67 BOY

Friedman, Thomas L.

Summary: Makes recommendations for meeting four major challenges currently facing the United States, including globalization, the information technology revolution, chronic deficits, and unbalanced energy consumption.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 FRI

Odell, Jenny

Summary: "A galvanizing critique of the forces vying for our attention--and our personal information--that redefines what we think of as productivity, reconnects us with the environment, and reveals all that we've been too distracted to see about ourselves and ourworld Nothing is harder to do these days than nothing. But in a world where our value is determined by our 24/7 data productivity. doing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 ODE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 ODE

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