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A Happy And Eternal Life Thanks To A Good Governance

by Anonimo

The ideal state. Who hasn’t dreamt of it, at least once? It’s a fleeting thought drowning in the swamp of politics, in that turbid water, unable to be something more than a longing sigh. Anonimo manages...


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...


The Smartphone: Anatomy of an Industry

by Elizabeth Woyke

We think we know everything about our smartphones. We use them constantly. We depend on them for every conceivable purpose. We are familiar with every inch of their compact frames. But there is more to the smartphone...


When Things Start to Think

by Neil Gershenfeld

In When Things Start to Think, Neil Gershenfeld tells the story of his Things that Think group at MIT's Media Lab, the group of innovative scientists and researchers dedicated to integrating digital technology...


Identity is the New Money

by David Birch & Ed Conway

This book argues that identity and money are both changing profoundly. Because of technological change the two trends are converging so that all that we need for transacting will be our identities captured in...


Social Bookmarking with StumbleUpon: You'd Be Amazed At How Much You Can Accomplish With This Simple Task

by Cassandra Fenyk

The web is probably the largest gold mine ever, figuratively speaking. It is by far the biggest community ever established where people get to do practically anything they want and find anything they need. The...


The People's Platform

by Astra Taylor

From a cutting-edge cultural commentator, a bold and brilliant challenge to cherished notions of the Internet as the great leveler of our age

The Internet has been hailed as an unprecedented democratizing force,...


The Language of Content Strategy

by Scott Abel & Rahel Anne Bailie

The Language of Content Strategy is the gateway to a language that describes the world of content strategy. With fifty-two contributors, all known for their depth of knowledge, this set of terms forms the core...


Dragnet Nation

by Julia Angwin

An inside look at who's watching you, what they know and why it matters. We are being watched.

We see online ads from websites we've visited, long after we've moved on to other interests. Our smartphones and...


Now I Know Who My Comrades Are

by Emily Parker

In China, university students use the Internet to save the life of an attempted murder victim. In Cuba, authorities unsuccessfully try to silence an online critic by sowing seeds of distrust in her marriage....


Health informatics: Improving patient care

by BCS The Chartered Institute for IT

Health informatics and technology are great enablers of health care. They can help raise productivity, empower patients, improve efficiency and reduce risk. This ebook contains a stimulating selection of material...


2052: A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years

by Jorgen Randers

Forty years ago, The Limits to Growth study addressed the grand question of how humans would adapt to the physical limitations of planet Earth. It predicted that during the first half of the 21st century the...


Future Scenarios: How Communities Can Adapt to Peak Oil and Climate Change

by David Holmgren

In Future Scenarios, permaculture co-originator and leading sustainability innovator David Holmgren outlines four scenarios that bring to life the likely cultural, political, agricultural, and economic implications...


Biomass: To Win the Future

by Shi Yuanchun

Biomass, translated into English for the first time, introduced the world to China’s development of bioenergy in the turn of the 21st century and proposed further development of bioenergy as well. Businessmen,...


Thinking Dead: What the Zombie Apocalypse Means

by Murali Balaji

Thinking Dead: What the Zombie Apocalypse Means, edited by Murali Balaji, examines various aspects of the zombie apocalypse scenario from the perspective of a variety of theoretical frameworks. Essays in the...


Boundaries in an Overconnected World: Setting Limits to Preserve Your Focus, Privacy, Relationships, and Sanity

by Anne Katherine

Prescriptive advice for how to handle all sorts of challenges from being online and connected, whether it's maintaining your family's privacy, online dating, chat rooms, work boundaries, email etiquette, etc....


Our Final Invention

by James Barrat

Elon Musk named Our Final Invention one of 5 books everyone should read about the future

A Huffington Post Definitive Tech Book of 2013

Artificial Intelligence helps choose what books you buy, what movies you...


Ms. Tuesday

by Janice Johnson

The main character, Janice Johnson became an expert aiding individuals and companies find solutions to everyday tasks by integrating computer systems. Janice loved her husband Bill and did everything to please...


The end of facebook (English version)

by Pedro BARBOSA

The Future of Facebook and social networks

Could it soon be the end of Facebook? It may seem a preposterous question to ask, but there are signs that make it a serious and current one: a growing number of...


Ecofeminism: Towards Integrating the Concerns of Women, Poor People, and Nature into Development

by Jytte Nhanenge

This book is for those who desire to improve their understanding of the current crises of poverty, environmental destruction, violence, and human rights abuses, and their causes. Unless we increase our awareness...