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Virtual Reality and the Criminal Justice System

by Bobbie Ticknor

Virtual Reality (VR) is becoming a popular technology for gaming and entertainment; however, researchers and scientists have used the technology for decades to develop real world solutions. The criminal justice...


Liking Jesus

by Craig Groeschel

In Liking Jesus, a timely and life-changing book, New York Times bestselling author and pastor of Life.Church Craig Groeschel helps put Christ first again in today’s maxed out, selfie-centered world.

The...


Automating Inequality

by Virginia Eubanks

Naomi Klein: "This book is downright scary."

Ethan Zuckerman, MIT: "Should be required reading."

Dorothy Roberts, author of Killing the Black Body: "A must-read."

Astra Taylor, author of The People's Platform:...


a man wearing a dress

by Glenn C. Koenig

In today's world of rapid and profound change, how can we make sense of it all? We seem to be grappling with sexism, racism, and the abuse of power at high levels, all at once!

The book starts with a memoir,...


Future Consciousness

by Thomas Lombardo

How do our unique conscious minds reflect and amplify nature’s vast evolutionary process? This book provides a scientifically informed, psychologically holistic approach to understanding and enhancing our...


Android Tips for Parental Control

by Elaiya Iswera Lallan

This book is a guide to parents on how to control the usage of the Android phones for their children. Nowadays children are fast in using the Android phones and capable of searching adult content, downloading...


The Secret Life

by Andrew O'Hagan

A Top 10 Book of Essays & Literary Criticism for Fall 2017, Publishers Weekly | Books We Can’t Wait to Read in the Rest of 2017, Chicago Reader

The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for...


WTF?

by Tim O'Reilly

WTF? can be an expression of amazement or an expression of dismay. In today’s economy, we have far too much dismay along with our amazement, and technology bears some of the blame. In this combination of...


On Liberty (Serapis Classics)

by John Stuart Mill

On Liberty is a philosophical work by the English philosopher John Stuart Mill, originally intended as a short essay. The work, published in 1859, applies Mill's ethical system of utilitarianism to society and...


Researching Serendipity in Digital Information Environments

by Lori McCay-Peet, Elaine G. Toms & Gary Marchionini

Chance, luck, and good fortune are the usual go-to descriptors of serendipity, a phenomenon aptly often coupled with famous anecdotes of accidental discoveries in engineering and science in modern history such...


Social Monitoring for Public Health

by Michael J. Paul, Mark Dredze & Gary Marchionini

Public health thrives on high-quality evidence, yet acquiring meaningful data on a population remains a central challenge of public health research and practice. Social monitoring, the analysis of social media...


Vlogging. How to start a vlog and earn money with your vlog. Vlogging tips and themes, cameras, videos, marketing, talent managers and sponsors.

by Jordine Bowen

Vlogging is posting content on the Internet in video form. It is an opportunity to share your life and thoughts with other people. Vloggers have the amazing opportunity to influence people in a very positive...


Life in Code

by Ellen Ullman

The never-more-necessary return of one of our most vital and eloquent voices on technology and culture, the author of the seminal Close to the Machine

The last twenty years have brought us the rise of the internet,...


World State of Emergency

by Jason Reza Jorjani

Apocalypse. In its original Greek sense, the word means “revelation.” Over the course of the next several decades, within the lifespan of a single generation, certain convergent advancements in technology...


Forewarned

by Paul Goodwin

Whether it’s an unforeseen financial crash, a shock election result or an expected barbecue season that sees record rainfall, forecasts have impacts on us all. But do forecasters tell you all that they know...


The Revolution Will Be Improvised

by Mike Freedman, David Edwards & David Cromwell

Filmmaker and writer Mike Freedman speaks with a range of experts from a variety of backgrounds about what the future has in store for humanity.

Post-growth economics, sustainability, water privatisation, rejuvenation...


Gender, Sexuality, and the Cold War

by Philip E. Muehlenbeck

As Marko Dumančić writes in his introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and the Cold War, "despite the centrality of gender and sexuality in human relations, their scholarly study has played a secondary role in...


Social Media in South India

by Shriram Venkatraman

One of the first ethnographic studies to explore use of social media in the everyday lives of people in Tamil Nadu, Social Media in South India provides an understanding of this subject in a region experiencing...


The Handbook of Multimodal-Multisensor Interfaces

by Sharon Oviatt, Björn Schuller, Philip Cohen & Daniel Sonntag et al.

The Handbook of Multimodal-Multisensor Interfaces provides the first authoritative resource on what has become the dominant paradigm for new computer interfaces— user input involving new media (speech, multi-touch,...


Mental Penguins

by Ivelin Sardamov

Professor Ivelin Sardamov draws on key findings in neuroscience to explain the waning interest in and knowledge of complex social issues in the United States and around the world. Attributing this trend primarily...