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Computer Book: From the Abacus to Artificial Intelligence 250 Milestones in the History of Computer Science
ISBN: HB: 9781454926214, Sterling, November 2018
528 pp., 21.4x18.6 cm, illus.
This topical, illustrated addition to the 'Sterling Milestones' series takes readers on a chronological journey through the history and future of the cutting-edge field of computer science. Two expert authors, who work in computer research and innova...
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£25,00
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Industry of Anonymity Inside the Business of Cybercrime
ISBN: HB: 9780674979413, Harvard University Press, November 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 illus., 5 tables
The most extensive account yet of the lives of cybercriminals and the vast international industry they have created, deeply sourced and based on field research in the world's technology-crime hotspots. Cybercrime seems invisible. Attacks arrive out...
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People's History of Computing in the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780674970977, Harvard University Press, October 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 photos, 4 tables
Silicon Valley gets all the credit for digital creativity, but this account of the pre-PC world, when computing meant more than using mature consumer technology, challenges that triumphalism. The invention of the personal computer liberated users fr...
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£23,00
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Custodians of the Internet Platforms, Content Moderation, and the Hidden Decisions That Shape Social Media
ISBN: HB: 9780300173130, Yale University Press, June 2018
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus.
Most users want their Twitter feed, Facebook page, and YouTube comments to be free of harassment and porn. Whether faced with "fake news" or livestreamed violence, "content moderators" – who censor or promote user-posted content – have never been mor...
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Twitter and Tear Gas The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest
ISBN: PB: 9780300234176, ISBN: HB: 9780300215120, Yale University Press, June 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A firsthand account and incisive analysis of modern protest, revealing internet-fueled social movements' greatest strengths and frequent challenges. To understand a thwarted Turkish coup, an anti–Wall Street encampment, and a packed Tahrir Square, w...
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Dungeons and Workouts: From Weak & Meek to Buff and Tough The Ultimate Fitness Training For Every Gamer
ISBN: PB: 9781782551348, Meyer & Meyer Sport, May 2018
248 pp., 25.4x19.6 cm, 49 colour illus., 74 black&white illus.
Discover the Fantastical "World of Dungeons & Workouts"! - Role-playing meets fitness – a unique combination! - All exercises can be done without any additional equipment! - Includes a character sheet for all your stats! A world of heroes and adven...
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£15,00
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Blockchain and the Law The Rule of Code
ISBN: HB: 9780674976429, Harvard University Press, May 2018
250 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 graphs
Since Bitcoin appeared in 2009, the digital currency has been hailed as an Internet marvel and decried as the preferred transaction vehicle for all manner of criminals. It has left nearly everyone without a computer science degree confused: Just how...
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£25,00
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Virtual Weapon and International Order
ISBN: PB: 9780300234497, ISBN: HB: 9780300220230, Yale University Press, May 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
An urgently needed examination of the current cyber revolution that draws on case studies to develop conceptual frameworks for understanding its effects on international order. The cyber revolution is the revolution of our time. The rapid expansion...
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Privacy's Blueprint The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies
ISBN: HB: 9780674976009, Harvard University Press, April 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 halftones, 3 charts
Every day, Internet users interact with technologies designed to undermine their privacy. Social media apps, surveillance technologies, and the Internet of Things are all built in ways that make it hard to guard personal information. And the law says...
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Ada Lovelace The Making of a Computer Scientist
ISBN: HB: 9781851244881, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2018
128 pp., 21x16.1 cm, 65 illus.
Ada, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852), daughter of romantic poet Lord Byron and his highly educated wife, Anne Isabella, is sometimes called the world's first computer programmer and has become an icon for women in technology. But how did a young wom...
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