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Watts, Clint

Summary: A former FBI Special Agent and leading cyber-security expert offers a devastating and essential look at the misinformation campaigns, fake news, and electronic espionage operations that have become the cutting edge of modern warfare - and how we can protect ourselves and our country against them. Shocking, funny, and eye-opening, this is a deeply urgent guide for living safe and smart in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 WAT

Cole, Juan Ricardo.

Summary: "The ... blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today's Arab youth--who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 953 COL

McNamee, Roger

Summary: "If you had told Roger McNamee even three years ago that he would soon be devoting himself to stopping Facebook from destroying our democracy, he would have howled with laughter. He had mentored many tech leaders in his illustrious career as an investor,but few things had made him prouder, or been better for his fund's bottom line, than his early service to Mark Zuckerberg. Still a large...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 302.3 MCN

Patrikarakos, David

Summary: "War in 140 Characters examines the role of social media and other forms of 'new media' in changing the face of modern warfare. War is, more than ever, a clash of narratives--with each state/party fighting to control the spread of information and project their narrative to the outside world. Social media has shattered traditional hierarchies between the state and its citizens, enabling the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 PAT

Marantz, Andrew

Summary: "For several years, Andrew Marantz, a New Yorker staff writer, has been embedded in two worlds. The first is the world of social-media entrepreneurs, who, acting out of naïvete and reckless ambition, upended all traditional means of receiving and transmitting information. The second is the world of the people he calls "the gate crashers" -- the conspiracists, white supremacists, and nihilist...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 MAR