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Toyama, Kentaro

Summary: "In 2004, Kentaro Toyama, an award-winning computer scientist, moved to India to start a new research group for Microsoft. Its mission: to explore novel technological solutions to the world's persistent social problems. Together with his team, he invented electronic devices for under-resourced urban schools and developed digital platforms for remote agrarian communities. But after a decade of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2015

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

Head, Simon.

Summary: "We live in the age of Computer Business Systems (CBSs)-the highly complex, computer-intensive management programs on which large organizations increasingly rely. In Mindless, Simon Head argues that these systems have come to trump human expertise, dictating the goals and strategies of a wide array of businesses, and de-skilling the jobs of middle class workers in the process. CBSs are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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

Ford, Martin (Martin R.)

Summary: Examines the effects of accelerating technology on the economic system.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Pereus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 FOR

Ross, Alec

Summary: Over the past two decades, the Internet has radically changed markets and businesses worldwide. In The Industries of the Future, Ross shows us what's next, highlighting the best opportunities for progress and explaining why countries thrive or sputter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 338 ROS

Harris, Blake J.

Summary: "In the tradition of The Accidental Billionaires and Moneyball, a behind-the-scenes business thriller about how the small, scrappy Sega, led by one unlikely visionary, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and changed the face of entertainment"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.761 HAR

Gardner, Howard

Summary: " No one has failed to notice that the current generation of youth is deeply-some would say totally-involved with digital media. Professors Howard Gardner and Katie Davis name today's young people The App Generation, and in this spellbinding book they explore what it means to be "app-dependent" versus "app-enabled" and how life for this generation differs from life before the digital era. ...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2013

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

Bock, Laszlo.

Summary: ""We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It's not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing." So says Laszlo Bock, head of People Operations at the company that transformed how the world interacts with knowledge. This insight is the heart of WORK RULES!, a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto with the potential to change how we...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2015

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

Johnson, Steven

Summary: "From the New York Times-bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. In this illustrated volume, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life (refrigeration, clocks, and eyeglass lenses, to name a few) from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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

Johnson, Steven

Summary: "From the New York Times-bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From, a look at he world-changing innovations we made while keeping ourselves entertained. This lushly illustrated history of popular entertainment takes along-zoom approach, contending that the pursuit of novelty and wonder is a powerful driver of world-shaping technological change. Steven Johnson...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 JOH

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

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