Books in category Computers – Social Aspects

  • The Big Switch Rewiring the World from Edison to Google

    The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google
    Nicholas Carr

    In a new chapter for this edition that brings the story up-to-date, Nicholas Carr revisits the dramatic new world being conjured from the circuits of the “World Wide Computer.”

  • Tales from Facebook

    Tales from Facebook
    Daniel Miller

    This book examines how Facebook transforms the lives of particular individuals, but it also presents a general theory of Facebook as culture and considers the likely consequences of social networking in the future.

  • Digital Russia

    Digital Russia
    Michael Gorham, Ingunn Lunde, Martin Paulsen

    Digital Russia provides a comprehensive analysis of the ways in which new media technologies have shaped language and communication in contemporary Russia.

  • Noah Webster of Smileys

    Noah Webster of Smileys
    David Sanderson, Dale Dougherty

    A showcase of the use of smileys–the computer underground hieroglyphs that originally showed up in e-mail messages–provides readers with a peek at electronic e-mail culture. Original.

  • Thinking in Promises

    Thinking in Promises
    Mark Burgess

    In other words, it is a bottom-up, constructionist view of the world. Start Thinking in Promises and find out why this discipline works for documenting system behaviors from the bottom-up.

  • From Tool to Partner

    From Tool to Partner
    Jonathan Grudin

    This is the first comprehensive history of human-computer interaction (HCI).

  • I Avatar

    I, Avatar
    Mark Stephen Meadows

    In I, Avata r, Mark Stephen Meadows answers some of these questions, but more importantly, he raises hundreds of others in his exploration of avatars and the fascinating possibilities they hold.

  • Religion and Violence

    Religion and Violence
    Jeffrey Ian Ross, Senior Research Associate Center for Communitarian Policy Studies Jeffrey Ian Ross

    First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &; Francis, an informa company.

  • Advanced Topics in End User Computing Volume 1

    Advanced Topics in End User Computing, Volume 1
    Mahmood, Mo Adam

    Advanced Topics in End User Computing features the latest research findings dealing with end user computing concepts, issues, and trends.

  • Green IT

    Green IT
    BCS The Chartered Institute for IT

    This ebook looks at different aspects of green IT – from sustainably managing IT assets, ethically recycling hardware or using IT to reduce carbon footprint – and how to incorporate them in business strategy.

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