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Atlas of AI
ISBN: HB: 9780300209570, Yale University Press, August 2020
288 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 20 black&white illus.
What happens when artificial intelligence saturates political life and depletes the planet? How is AI shaping our understanding of ourselves and our societies? Drawing on more than a decade of original research, award-winning science and technology s...
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£20,00
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Lie Machines How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives
ISBN: HB: 9780300250206, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Artificially intelligent "bot" accounts bolster or berate politicians on Twitter. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to promote their bunk. Campaigners create fake dating profiles to attract young voters. We live in a world of technologies...
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Internet in Everything Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch
ISBN: HB: 9780300233070, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
The Internet has leapt from human-facing display screens into the material objects all around us. In this so-called Internet of Things – connecting everything from cars to cardiac monitors to home appliances – there is no longer a meaningful distinct...
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£25,00
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Promiscuous Knowledge Information, Image, and Other Truth Games in History
ISBN: HB: 9780226611853, University of Chicago Press, January 2020
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 28 halftones, 2 line drawings,
Sergey Brin, a co-founder of Google, once compared the perfect search engine to the "mind of God". As the modern face of promiscuous knowledge, however, Google's divine omniscience traffics indifferently in news, maps, weather, and porn. This book, b...
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£27,00
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Knuth par Knuth
ISBN: PB: 9781684000586, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, January 2020
226 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The interviews in this volume form the nearest thing possible to an autobiography of eminent computer scientist Donald E. Knuth. Based on the English-language Companion to the Papers of Donald Knuth, also published by CSLI Publications, this book bri...
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£23,00
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Life by Algorithms How Roboprocesses Are Remaking Our World
ISBN: PB: 9780226627564, ISBN: HB: 9780226627427, University of Chicago Press, June 2019
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 halftones
Computerized processes are everywhere in our society. They are the automated phone messaging systems that businesses use to screen calls; the link between student standardized test scores and public schools' access to resources; the algorithms that r...
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£21,00
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£62,00
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Listening In Cybersecurity in an Insecure Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300244427, ISBN: HB: 9780300227444, Yale University Press, May 2019
240 pp., 21x14 cm
New technologies have provided both incredible convenience and new threats. The same kinds of digital networks that allow you to hail a ride using your smartphone let power grid operators control a country's electricity – and these personal, corporat...
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£12,99
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£18,99
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Computer Book: From the Abacus to Artificial Intelligence 250 Milestones in the History of Computer Science
ISBN: HB: 9781454926214, GMC Group, 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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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, 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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