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What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming: Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action

by Per Espen Stoknes & Jorgen Randers

Why does knowing more mean believing-and doing-less? A prescription for change

The more facts that pile up about global warming, the greater the resistance to them grows, making it harder to enact measures to...


"Is This Thing On?": A Friendly Guide to Everything Digital for Newbies, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming

by Abby Stokes

Like a personal trainer for the digital age, Abby Stokes is the hand-holding, motivating expert that newbies—specifically older newbies—turn to when they want to become digitally literate. And her book,...


A Rough Ride to the Future

by James Lovelock

Bestselling author of The Revenge of Gaia James Lovelock—the great scientific visionary of our age—presents a radical vision of humanity’s future

 

Now in his 95th year, James Lovelock has been hailed as...


Love in the Age of Ecological Apocalypse: Cultivating the Relationships We Need to Thrive

by Carolyn Baker

Given the daunting, dire predicament in which we find ourselves on this planet, what is described by social critic James Howard Kunstler as a "Long Emergency" may in fact become a "Last Emergency" for humanity....


Blockchain: Blueprint for a New Economy

by Melanie Swan

Bitcoin is starting to come into its own as a digital currency, but the blockchain technology behind it could prove to be much more significant. This book takes you beyond the currency ("Blockchain 1.0") and...


OpenCV for Secret Agents

by Howse Joseph

This book is for programmers who want to expand their skills by building fun, smart, and useful systems with OpenCV. The projects are ideal in helping you to think creatively about the uses of computer vision,...


State of Insecurity: Government of the Precarious

by Isabell Lorey, Aileen Derieg & Judith Butler

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no...


Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide

by Franco "Bifo" Berardi

What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? In his most unsettling book to date, Franco “Bifo” Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current...


The Future

by Marc Augé & John Howe

For Marc Augé, best-selling author of Non-Places, the prevailing idea of “the Future” rests on our present fears of the contemporary world. It is to the future that we look for redemption and progress;...


The Internet Is Not the Answer

by Andrew Keen

The Internet, created during the Cold War, has now ushered in one of the greatest shifts in society since the Industrial Revolution. There are many positive ways in which the Internet has contributed to the...


What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. Second Edition

by James Paul Gee

James Paul Gee begins his classic book with "I want to talk about video games--yes, even violent video games--and say some positive things about them." With this simple but explosive statement, one of America's...


Green Economics: Confronting the Ecological Crisis: Confronting the Ecological Crisis

by Robin Hahnel

This book's pluralistic, non-dogmatic, and committed investigation of the values of ecological sustainability, economic justice, and human dignity provides balanced analysis of environmental problems and their...


Conscious Evolution - Revised Edition: Awakening the Power of Our Social Potential

by Barbara Marx Hubbard

A Seminal Work of Visionary Hope, Updated for the 21st Century In this era of government gridlock, economic and ecological devastation, and seemingly intractable global violence, our future is ever more ripe...


Content Audits and Inventories

by Paula Ladenburg Land

Successful content strategy projects start with a thorough assessment of the current state of all content assets: their quantity, type, and quality. Beginning with a data-rich content inventory and layering...


Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space

by Keller Easterling

Extrastatecraft controls everyday life in the city: it’s the key to power – and resistance – in the twenty-first century.

Infrastructure is not only the underground pipes and cables controlling our cities....


Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)

by Christian Rudder

A New York Times Bestseller

An audacious, irreverent investigation of human behavior—and a first look at a revolution in the making

 

Our personal data has been used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell...


Brand Shift: The Future of Brands and Marketing

by David Houle & Owen Shapiro

In their book, Brand Shift: The Future of Brands and Marketing, David Houle and Owen Shapiro deliver a powerful and persuasive look at how cultural change and accelerating technological advancement will affect...


Computer Games and Technical Communication: Critical Methods and Applications at the Intersection

by Jennifer deWinter & Ryan M. Moeller

Taking as its point of departure the fundamental observation that games are both technical and symbolic, this collection investigates the multiple intersections between the study of computer games and the discipline...


The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We've Lost in a World of Constant Connection

by Michael Harris

Soon enough, nobody will remember life before the Internet. What does this unavoidable fact mean? Those of us who have lived both with and without the crowded connectivity of online life have a rare opportunity....


The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases

by Deborah Halber

Solving cold cases from the comfort of your living room…

The Skeleton Crew provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes–wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement—and one...