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Automating the News How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Media
ISBN: HB: 9780674976986, Harvard University Press, June 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 6 photos; 8 illus.
Amid the push for self-driving cars and the roboticization of industrial economies, automation has proven one of the biggest news stories of our time. Yet the wide-scale automation of the news itself has largely escaped attention. In this lively expo...
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£21,95
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Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter
ISBN: HB: 9780674983700, Harvard University Press, May 2019
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 photos; 4 illus.
Facebook makes us lonely. Selfies breed narcissism. On Twitter and comment boards, hostility reigns. Pundits and psychologists warn us that digital technologies substantially alter our emotional states. But in this lively and surprising account, we l...
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£25,00
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Next Billion Users Digital Life Beyond the West
ISBN: HB: 9780674983786, Harvard University Press, February 2019
250 pp., 21x14 cm
New-media pundits obsess over online privacy and security, cyberbullying, and revenge porn, but do these things really matter in most of the world? "The Next Billion Users" reveals that many assumptions about Internet use in developing countries are...
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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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£28,95
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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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£23,95
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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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£25,95
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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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£25,95
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Passwords Philology, Security, Authentication
ISBN: HB: 9780674980761, Harvard University Press, February 2018
232 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Cryptology, the mathematical and technical science of ciphers and codes, and philology, the humanistic study of natural or human languages, are typically understood as separate domains of activity. But Brian Lennon contends that these two domains, bo...
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£28,95
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Military-Entertainment Complex
ISBN: PB: 9780674724983, Harvard University Press, February 2018
266 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 71 colour illus., 6 halftones, 2 line illus.
With the rise of drones and computer-controlled weapons, the line between war and video games continues to blur. In this book, the authors trace how the realities of war are deeply inflected by their representation in popular entertainment. War games...
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£17,95
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Feminist in a Software Lab Difference + Design
ISBN: PB: 9780674728943, Harvard University Press, February 2018
286 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 120 colour illus., 7 halftones, 7 line illus.
For over a dozen years, the Vectors lab has experimented with digital scholarship through its online publication, "Vectors", and through Scalar, a multimedia authoring platform. The history of this software lab intersects a much longer tale about com...
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