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The History of the Future

by Blake J. Harris

The dramatic, larger-than-life true story behind the founding of Oculus and its quest for virtual reality, by the bestselling author of Console Wars.

From iconic books like Neuromancer to blockbuster films like...


From Gutenberg to Google

by Tom Wheeler

Network revolutions of the past have shaped the present and set the stage for the revolution we are experiencing today

In an era of seemingly instant change, it's easy to think that today's revolutions—in communications,...


HBR's 10 Must Reads on AI, Analytics, and the New Machine Age (with bonus article "Why Every Company Needs an Augmented Reality Strategy" by Michael E. Porter and James E. Heppelmann)

by Harvard Business Review, Micheal E. Porter, Thomas H. Davenport & Paul Daugherty et al.

AI and data analytics are powering a wave of technological innovations--understand them, cut through the hype, and seize the opportunities.

If you read nothing else on how intelligent machines are revolutionizing...


Films from the Future

by Andrew Maynard

Learn how movies reveal the future of technology

Fans of The Science of InterstellarThe Second Machine Age, and Physics of the Future will love the Films from the Future.

Science, technology, and society:...


User Not Found

by Chris Goode & Dante or Die

It’s the moment of your death.

There’s a magic button.

Do you delete your entire online legacy?

Or do you keep it – and leave the choice for someone else?

USER NOT FOUND is about our digital lives after we...


Future Trends

by Lawrence R. Samuel

Future Trends: A Guide to Decision Making and Leadership in Business is the first and only book to link a decision-making and leadership platform to trends pointing to the future.

By identifying sixty global,...


Living in Information

by Jorge Arango

The book brings together ideas from three fields— architecture, library sciences, and cognitive science—to explain how we can create websites and apps that lead to more resilient societies. The book offers...


Social Media and Civic Engagement

by Scott P. Robertson & John M. Carroll

Social media platforms are the latest manifestation in a series of sociotechnical innovations designed to enhance civic engagement, political participation, and global activism. While many researchers started...


Live Work Work Work Die

by Corey Pein

A scathing, sardonic exploration of Silicon Valley tech culture, laying bare the greed, hubris, and retrograde politics of an industry that aspires to radically transform society for its own benefit

At the height...


Future Presence

by Peter Rubin

A Wired senior editor and virtual reality expert presents a captivating, candid glimpse into the future "realities" of this emerging technology: how we will use it to form previously impossible relationships,...


The Phlebotomist

by Ella Road

Bea meets Aaron. He’s intelligent, handsome, makes her laugh and, most importantly, has a high rating on his genetic profile. What’s not to like?

Char is on the brink of landing her dream job and has big...


Instructions for Correct Assembly

by Thomas Eccleshare

“Maybe turn down the ‘opinionated’ dial?”

Hari and Max weren’t satisfied with their first attempt at parenthood, so they’re giving it a second go.

Only this time they’ve got a 30-day money back guarantee...


The Art of Interaction

by Ernest Edmonds & John M. Carroll

What can Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) learn from art? How can the HCI research agenda be advanced by looking at art research? How can we improve creativity support and the amplification of that important...


Micromium

by David B Gittlin

The year is 2038. Earth’s biosphere is on the brink of destruction from the effects of global warming and pollution. The World Energy Council has awarded a lucrative contract to a major US corporation to mine...


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...


The Rise of the Great Southern Land

by David Shaun Larsen

I have a vision for Australia and it’s a new story, about a new chapter for our great nation but its more than a dream, it foretells our destiny. ‘The Rise of the Great Southern Land” is my second book...


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

WINNER: The 2018 McGannon Center Book Prize and shortlisted for the Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice

The New York Times Book Review: "Riveting."

Naomi Klein: "This book is downright...


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,...


Frontiers of Multimedia Research

by Shih-Fu Chang

The field of multimedia is unique in offering a rich and dynamic forum for researchers from “traditional” fields to collaborate and develop new solutions and knowledge that transcend the boundaries of individual...