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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

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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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

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

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

Harris, Ashley Rae.

Summary: Explores the pros and cons of modern techology in the lives of girls.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 303.48 HAR

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

Zuboff, Shoshana

1 hold on 1 copy

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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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

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

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

Newport, Cal

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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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 NEW

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 New Non-fiction, Call number: 384 CRA

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

Thompson, Clive

2 holds on 1 copy

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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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

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

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

3 holds on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Carr, Nicholas G.

Summary: A hundred years ago, companies stopped producing their own power with steam engines and plugged into the newly built electric grid. The cheap power pumped out by electric utilities not only changed how businesses operated but also brought the modern world into existence. Today a similar revolution is under way. Companies are dismantling their private computer systems and tapping into rich...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4834 CAR

Droyd, Ann

Summary: If you give in to temptation and give a bored little mouse your iPhone, even for ten minutes, he's probably going to beam to some faraway place beyond time, space, and the sound of your pleading voice. And if he's that far gone, he won't have any idea what's going on around him, and he might end up missing out on all the real fun. From the New York Times-bestselling author of Goodnight iPad...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E DRO

Lanier, Jaron.

Summary: Silicon Valley visionary Jaron Lanier was among the first to predict the revolutionary changes the World Wide Web would bring to commerce and culture. Now, in his first book, Lanier offers this cautionary look at the way the Web is transforming our lives, for better and for worse. The current design and function of the web have become so familiar that it is easy to forget that they grew out of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Circle 2017

Tucker, Patrick

Summary: Discusses the impact the increased use of computer-aided forecasting will have on everyday life, cataloging the possible benefits and potential abuses of predictive analytics over the next decade.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 005 TUC