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Darke, J. A.

Summary: Eighth-grader Emily Lemon wakes up and discovers that none of the gadgets around her house are working properly, and the computers at her middle school seem to have a mind of their own--but when the scoreboard in the gym displays the words "the revolution has begun, down with humanity" she realizes that humanity has lost control and civilization as we know it is in serious trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, A Capstone Imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DAR

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,...

Format: text

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

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

Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny

Summary: "In Robots at Home, early fluent readers learn about the many kinds of robots built to help people in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the fascinating world of robots. An infographic illustrates the unique features of a particular robot, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pogo Books, an imprint of Jump! 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 FRE

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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Levitan, Dave

Summary: In 1980, Ronald Reagan created one of the dumbest talking points of all time: “I’m not a scientist, but . . .” Since then, politicians have repeatedly committed egregious transgressions against scientific knowledge prefaced by this seemingly innocuous phrase. Yet, as science journalist Dave Levitan reveals, that line is just the tip of the melting iceberg when it comes to rhetorical tools...

Format: text

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

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

McDonald, Wren

Summary: "SP4RX is the story of mankind clawing for survival. Set in a future where a class system has emerged, the world is divided into four levels, with the elite ruling from the extravagant top level. SP4RX, a young hacker who lives off grid, hacks into corporations and sells stolen data to wealthy buyers on the black market-- just your average thief. Mega corporation Structus Industries introduces...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nobrow 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 MCD

Summary: Jerry and Rachel are two strangers who are thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move. Now they must carry out a high-tech assassination plot of an unscrupulous artificial...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2008

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE EAG

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER EAG

Summary: More than half a century ago, a mysterious figure named Professor L. Otto Funn unlocked the secret to making learning fun and exciting. He recorded his observations in confidential files that he kept hidden in his office. Before Professor Funn could publish his work, he disappeared on a research trip to the Bermuda Triangle, and his files went missing. Decades later, they were discovered deep...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 745.5 SEC

Summary: As online gaming companies position themselves to tap an entertainment market that is projected to explode, researchers question the safety of deeply immersive virtual worlds. In this program, MIT psychologist and sociologist Sherry Turkle; David Greenfield, author of Virtual Addiction; Richard Garriott, creator of Ultima Online; Brad McQuaid, co-creator of EverQuest; representatives of Sony...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Mike Regan is a successful, self-made man. But he soon finds himself in a deadly game of cat and mouse when his I.T. consultant uses his skills to endanger Mike's family, business, and life. Now Mike needs to rely on his old connections to defeat a new kind of nemesis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD I

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER I.T.

Summary: Most people learn traditional standards of behavior and respect for others by the time they are teenagers-but many don't realize that those rules are just as valid in cyberspace. This program helps students take the high road on the information superhighway and avoid the temptations of the fast lane, pointing the way toward an ethically sound Internet presence and lifestyle. Guidelines for the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Harris, Ashley Rae.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Wallach, Tommy

Summary: "After their devastating journey from the Anchor to Sophia, Clive and Clover Hamill, Gemma Poplin, and Paz Dedios ... will be compelled to question everything they thought they believed--and the conclusions they reach could determine the fate of an entire civilization"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WAL

Summary: Meet Kyle MacDonald, an unemployed young Canadian with a crazy-wonderful dream: to trade his way up from one red paperclip to a house in just one year using only his blog as his bartering tool. This program-an intriguing example of online entrepreneurship, a case study of an ingenious marketing stunt, and a testament to the transformative power of doing well by doing good-sums up a genuinely...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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McAnulty, Stacy

Summary: "When Goldie Blox lets down her BFF Ruby Rails, she is determined to make it up by throwing her friend the best birthday bash ever"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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Pang, Alex Soojung-Kim.

Summary: The question of our time: can we reclaim our lives in an age that feels busier and more distracting by the day? We have all found ourselves checking email at the dinner table, holding our breath while waiting for Outlook to load, or sitting hunched in front of a screen for an hour longer than we intended. Mobile devices and the web have invaded our lives, and this is a big idea book that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.4833 PAN

Nichols, Susan

Summary: Offers a comprehensive look at tech careers that can be pursued without a college diploma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 NIC
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 331 NIC

Robson, Kirsteen

Summary: A comprehensive reference book covering everything from planetary physics to genes and DNA. With a glossary of 1,500 scientific terms, key dates, biographies of scientists and inventors and 140 experiments to do at home. QR codes allow readers to access hundreds of carefully selected websites, resources and quizzes - straight to a mobile device.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2015

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Summary: No email, no Facebook, no blogging. No Google for researching term papers, even. From here on out it's pencils, spiral notebooks, typewriters, and good old-fashioned library books. What twenty-something in his or her right mind would partake of such insanity? Answer: three college students who have volunteered to spend 30 days without touching or using a computer. Documenting their "digital...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.48 SCH

Velte, Toby J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4083 VEL

Summary: Digital technology plays an increasingly significant-and, many believe, unethical and intrusive-role in the lives of Americans. This CNBC program examines the rapidly growing data-mining and surveillance industries and brings examples of dubious and hurtful information-sharing to light. Case studies include a man whose cell phone records were acquired by his former employer, a woman whose...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: The teenage years have always been tough-but digital technology has raised the dangers of the social battlefield to a whole new level. This ABC News program reports on how cell phones, digital cameras, and personal websites encourage and amplify the frequent cruelty of teen behavior. With the help of an experiment conducted by Brigham Young University child development researchers, the program...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Does too much e-mail induce physical and mental stress? What impact does excessive e-mail have on business and the economy? Can companies and employees change their e-mail habits for the better? This program studies the phenomenon of the e-mail avalanche-its origins, its effects on work and everyday life, and how it can be avoided or at least reduced. Expert commentary is provided by Dr. Cary...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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