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Theory of User Engineering

by Masaaki Kurosu

This book outlines the new concept of user engineering and covers the diversity of users, along with the business process that includes the design and the user's experience processes. Although the concept of...


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...


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...


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

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, turning his focus toward...


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...


How Population Change Will Transform Our World

Bad Code: Overcoming Bad Mental Code That Sabotages Your Life

by Deborah Johnson, Paula Miller & Sandra Grajeda

DEBORAH JOHNSON takes you through different types of code, tools of code and decades of code to change your thoughts and change your life!

Just as threatening as identity theft or a website hack, there is bad...


Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: A Comprehensive Introduction

by Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau & Edward Felten

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies provides a comprehensive introduction to the revolutionary yet often misunderstood new technologies of digital currency. Whether you are a student, software developer,...


Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History

by Thomas Rid

A sweeping history of our deep entanglement with technology.

As lives offline and online merge even more, it’s easy to forget how we got here. Rise of the Machines reclaims the spectacular story of cybernetics,...


Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood: Brand Mom

by Jorie Lagerwey

This book analyzes the intersections of celebrity, self-branding, and "mommy" culture. It examines how images of celebrity moms playing versions of themselves on reality television, social media, gossip sites,...


ROS Robotics By Example

by Carol Fairchild & Dr. Thomas L. Harman

Bring life to your robot using ROS robotic applications About This Book • This book will help you boost your knowledge of ROS and give you advanced practical experience you can apply to your ROS robot platforms...


Modern Monopolies

by Alex Moazed & Nicholas L. Johnson

What do Google, Snapchat, Tinder, Amazon, and Uber have in common, besides soaring market share? They're platforms - a new business model that has quietly become the only game in town, creating vast fortunes...


i-Minds: How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing our Brains, our Behavior, and the Evolution of our Species

by Mari Swingle

Constant connectivity is rewiring our brains – this is your survival guide for the digital era


Information, Freedom and Property: The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology

by Mireille Hildebrandt & Bibi van den Berg

This book addresses issues on the nexus of freedom of and property in information, while acknowledging that both hiding and exposing information may affect our privacy. It inquires into the physics, the technologies,...


Practical UX Design

by Scott Faranello

A foundational yet practical approach to UX that delivers more creative, collaborative, holistic, and mature design solutions, regardless of your background or experience About This Book • Improve your UX...


Preparing for a World that Doesn't Exist - Yet: Framing a Second Enlightenment to Create Communities of the Future

by Rick Smyre & Neil Richardson

Preparing For A World That Doesn't Exist - Yet is about an emerging Second Enlightenment and the capacities you will need to achieve success in this new, fast-evolving world.