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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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£17,00
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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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Listening In Cybersecurity in an Insecure Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300227444, Yale University Press, February 2018
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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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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