The Internet Of Us

Author: Michael P. Lynch
ISBN: 9780871406613
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Demonstrating that knowledge based on reason plays an essential role in society and that there is much more to 'knowing' than just acquiring information, ... philosopher Michael Patrick Lynch [posits that] our digital way of life makes us ...

Privacy In The Age Of Big Data

Author: Theresa Payton
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442225467
Size: 10.11 MB
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Anyone who uses digital devices for any reason will want to read this book for its clear and no-nonsense approach to the world of big data and what it means for all of us.

The People S Platform

Author: Astra Taylor
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 0805095454
Size: 40.65 MB
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And the worst habits of the old media model—the pressure to seek easy celebrity, to be quick and sensational above all—have proliferated on the web, where "aggregating" the work of others is the surest way to attract eyeballs and ad ...

In Praise Of Reason

Author: Michael P. Lynch
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300346
Size: 64.43 MB
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Michael Lynch's In Praise of Reason offers a spirited defense of reason and rationality in an era of widespread skepticism -- when, for example, people reject scientific evidence about such matters as evolution, climate change, and vaccines ...

The Wisdom Of Frugality

Author: Emrys Westacott
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 140088330X
Size: 52.49 MB
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In this book, Emrys Westacott examines why, for more than two millennia, so many philosophers and people with a reputation for wisdom have been advocating frugality and simple living as the key to the good life.

Big Data

Author: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544002938
Size: 69.22 MB
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Big Data is the first big book about the next big thing.

We Are Big Data

Author: Sander Klous
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9462391831
Size: 10.33 MB
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This book demonstrates the inevitability of a continuously growing role of data in our society and it stresses that this role does not need to be threatening: to the contrary, collection and analysis of data can help us prevent traffic jams ...

Pax Technica

Author: Philip N. Howard
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300199473
Size: 61.53 MB
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A technology expert describes a possible future, and its repercussions in the area of privacy, social control and political manipulation, of a world where more and more things, like eyeglasses, thermostats and home security systems are ...

Philosophy Of Emerging Media

Author: Juliet Floyd
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190260750
Size: 22.21 MB
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This volume develops, broadens and sparks future philosophical discussion of emerging media and their ways of shaping and reshaping the habitus within which everyday lives are to be understood.