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The Future: A Very Short Introduction

by Jennifer M. Gidley

From the beginning of time, humans have been driven by both a fear of the unknown and a curiosity to know. We have always yearned to know what lies ahead, whether threat or safety, scarcity or abundance. Throughout...


Emergent Strategy

by adrienne maree brown

In the tradition of Octavia Butler, here is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help to shape the futures we want. Change is constant. The world, our bodies, and our minds are in a constant state of...


Visualising Facebook

by Daniel Miller & Jolynna Sinanan

Since the growth of social media, human communication has become much more visual. This book represents the first attempt to analyse the images people post on a regular basis to Facebook. It includes hundreds...


To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death

by Mark O'Connell

“This gonzo-journalistic exploration of the Silicon Valley techno-utopians’ pursuit of escaping mortality is a breezy romp full of colorful characters.” —New York Times Book Review (Editor's Choice)

Transhumanism...


Sapiens and Homo Deus: The E-book Collection

by Yuval Noah Harari

Discover humanity’s past and its future in this in this special e-book collection featuring Sapiens—a reading pick of President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg—and its acclaimed companion...


Homo Deus

by Yuval Noah Harari

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book,...


Power Play

by Asi Burak & Laura Parker

The phenomenal growth of gaming has inspired plenty of hand-wringing since its inception--from the press, politicians, parents, and everyone else concerned with its effect on our brains, bodies, and hearts....


The Oracle Day

by Pierluigi Casalino

Here is the new International digital book (in english) of the eclectic Pierluigi Casalino scholar, already known as a modern protagonist of the italian futurist revival. He's often wandering around the world;...


Cracking the IT Architect Interview

by Sameer Paradkar

The ultimate guide to successful interviews for Enterprise, Business, Domain, Solution, and Technical Architect roles as well as IT Advisory Consultant and Software Designer roles About This Book • Learn about...


Studying Digital Media Audiences: Perspectives from Australasia

by Craig Hight & Ramaswami Harindranath

Although many digital platforms continue to appropriate and reconfigure familiar forms of media experience, this is an environment which no longer consistently constructs an identifiable 'mass' audience in the...


Contextual Design: Design for Life

by Karen Holtzblatt & Hugh Beyer

Contextual Design: Design for Life, Second Edition, describes the core techniques needed to deliberately produce a compelling user experience. Contextual design was first invented in 1988 to drive a deep understanding...


Communities of Computing: Computer Science and Society in the ACM

by Thomas J. Misa

Communities of Computing is the first book-length history of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), founded in 1947 and with a membership today of 100,000 worldwide. It profiles ACM's notable SIGs, active...


Why the Future Is Workless

by Tim Dunlop

Even as the robots gather on the near horizon this book argues we have choices about the manner in which we greet them. A world without work as we know it could be a good thing.The landscape of work is changing...


Socialbots and Their Friends: Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

by Robert W. Gehl & Maria Bakardjieva

Many users of the Internet are aware of bots: automated programs that work behind the scenes to come up with search suggestions, check the weather, filter emails, or clean up Wikipedia entries. More recently,...


Digital and Social Media Marketing: A Results-Driven Approach

by Aleksej Heinze, Gordon Fletcher & Tahir Rashid

Digital and Social Media Marketing: A Results-Driven Approach is an exciting new industry-led, research-informed and results-driven guide to digital commerce. Its examples draw from SMEs and from Europe to offer...


Homo Deus

by Yuval Noah Harari

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book,...


Dark Age America

by John Michael Greer

After decades of missed opportunities, the door to a sustainable future has closed, and the future we face now is one in which today’s industrial civilization unravels in the face of uncontrolled climate change...


The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

by Laurence Scott

You are a four-dimensional human.

Each of us exists in three-dimensional, physical space. But, as a constellation of everyday digital phenomena rewires our lives, we are increasingly coaxed from the containment...


Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy

by Shaun Chamberlin, David Fleming & Rob Hopkins

Surviving the Future is a story drawn from the fertile ground of the late David Fleming's extraordinary Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It. That hardback consists of four hundred...


Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy

by Shaun Chamberlin, David Fleming & Rob Hopkins

Surviving the Future is a story drawn from the fertile ground of the late David Fleming's extraordinary Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It. That hardback consists of four hundred...