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  • iGen by Jean M. Twenge
    iGen (English, Paperback) Jean M. Twenge

    "They were born after 1995. They grew up with cell phones, had an Instagram page before they started high school, and do not remember a time before the Internet. They are iGen"--Book jacket.

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  • Waking Up by Sam Harris
    Waking Up (English, Paperback) Sam Harris

    For the millions of people who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris's new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.

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  • Future Shock by Alvin Toffler
    Future Shock (English, Paperback) Alvin Toffler

    "The best study of our times that I know. . . . Of all the books that I have read in the last 20 years, it is by far the one that has taught me the most."?Le Figaro...

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  • Merchants of Doubt by Erik M. Conway
    Merchants of Doubt (English, Paperback) Erik M. Conway, Naomi Oreskes

    The troubling story of how a cadre of influential scientists have clouded public understanding of scientific facts to advance a political and economic agenda.

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  • How to See the World by Nicholas Mirzoeff
    How to See the World (Paperback) Nicholas Mirzoeff

    In recent decades, we have witnessed an explosion in the number of visual images we encounter, as our lives have become increasingly saturated with screens. Drawing on art history, theory and everyday experience, this book provides an overview of how visual materials shape and define our lives.

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  • So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
    So You've Been Publicly Shamed (English, Paperback) Jon Ronson

    From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the consequences of public shaming

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  • Team Human by Douglas Rushkoff
    Team Human (English, Hardback) Douglas Rushkoff

    Team Human is a manifesto-a fiery distillation of preeminent digital theorist Douglas Rushkoff's most urgent thoughts on civilisation and human nature.

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  • The Medium is the Massage by John Berger
    The Medium is the Massage (English, Paperback) John Berger, Marshall McLuhan

    Written by the author who is known for coining the term 'Global Village', this title illustrates his theories that force us to question how modes of communication have shaped society.

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  • Digital Darwinism by Tom Goodwin
    Digital Darwinism (English, Paperback) Tom Goodwin

    Adopt strategies for succeeding in a world of disruption before it's too late by reading this exhilarating and at times provocative account of digital transformation.

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  • The Distracted Mind by Dr. Adam Gazzaley
    The Distracted Mind (English, Paperback) Dr. Adam Gazzaley, Larry D. Rosen

    Why our brains aren't built for media multitasking, and how we can learn to live with technology in a more balanced way.

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  • Future Politics by Jamie Susskind
    Future Politics (English, Hardback) Jamie Susskind

    Future Politics confronts the most important question of our time: how will digital technology change society?

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  • Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom
    Superintelligence (English, Paperback) Nick Bostrom

    This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In a tour de force of analytic thinking, Bostrom lays a foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.

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  • On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects by Gilbert Simondon
    On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects (English, Paperback) Gilbert Simondon

    Few thinkers have been as influential upon current discussions and theoretical practices in the age of media archaeology, philosophy of technology, and digital humanities as the French thinker Gilbert Simondon. Simondon's prolific intellectual curiosity led his philosophical and scientific reflections to traverse a variety of areas of research, including philosophy, psychology, the beginnings of...

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  • The Mechanical Mind by Tim Crane
    The Mechanical Mind (English, Paperback) Tim Crane

    How can the human mind represent the external world? What is thought, and can it be studied scientifically? Should we think of the mind as a kind of machine? Is the mind a computer? Can a computer think? Tim Crane sets out to answer these questions and more in a lively and straightforward way, presuming no prior knowledge of philosophy or related disciplines....

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  • The Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols
    The Death of Expertise (English, Paperback) Tom Nichols

    Technology and increasing levels of education have exposed people to more information than ever before. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalitarianism that has crippled informed debates on any number of issues. Today, everyone knows everything: with only a quick trip through WebMD or Wikipedia, average citizens believe...

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  • Pandora's Hope by Bruno Latour
    Pandora's Hope (English, Paperback) Bruno Latour

    Through case studies of scientists in the Amazon analyzing soil and in Pasteur's lab studying the fermentation of lactic acid, Latour shows us the myriad steps by which events in the material world are transformed into items of scientific knowledge.

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  • Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition by Everett M. Rogers
    Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition (English, Paperback) Everett M. Rogers

    A classic since its first appearance in the 1980s, this comprehensive reference continues to be THE history of the spread of new ideas, for academics and professionals alike.

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  • How to Create a Mind by Ray Kurzweil
    How to Create a Mind (English, Paperback) Ray Kurzweil

    In this fascinating look into the human mind, Ray Kurzweil relates the advanced brain processes we take for granted in our everyday lives, our sense of self and intellect and explains how artificial intelligence, once only the province of science fiction, is rapidly catching up.

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  • The Future of the Professions by Daniel Susskind
    The Future of the Professions (English, Paperback) Daniel Susskind

    The Future of the Professions predicts the decline of today's professions and introduces the people and systems that will replace them. In an internet-enhanced society, we will neither need nor want doctors, teachers, accountants, architects, the clergy, lawyers, and many others, to work as they did in the 20th century.

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  • Mismatch by Kat Holmes
    Mismatch (English, Hardback) Kat Holmes

    How inclusive methods can build elegant design solutions that work for all.

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