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The Sixth Extinction

by Elizabeth Kolbert

A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes

Over the last half a billion...


Who Owns the Future?

by Jaron Lanier

Jaron Lanier is the father of virtual reality and one of the world’s most brilliant thinkers. Who Owns the Future? is his visionary reckoning with the most urgent economic and social trend of our age: the...


The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

by Eric Schmidt & Jared Cohen

In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a...


Mind Hacks: Tips & Tricks for Using Your Brain

by Tom Stafford & Matt Webb

The brain is a fearsomely complex information-processing environment--one that often eludes our ability to understand it. At any given time, the brain is collecting, filtering, and analyzing information and,...


Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas

by Natasha Dow Schüll

Recent decades have seen a dramatic shift away from social forms of gambling played around roulette wheels and card tables to solitary gambling at electronic terminals. Slot machines, revamped by ever more compelling...


Online Communities Handbook: Building Your Business and Brand on the Web, Adobe Reader

by Dan Moughamian & Scott Valentine

Successful online communities don’t just happen by themselves. They’re the result of a carefully executed strategy, solid design, and patient nurturing. Though they may seem like a lot of work, the benefits...


The Flooded Earth: Our Future In a World Without Ice Caps

by Peter Ward

Rising sea levels will not extinguish humanity, but they will transform human life as we know it. An eminent scientist explains what our world will look like.


Second Life for Dummies

by Sarah Robbins & Mark Bell

You’ve heard all about Second Life. Maybe you’ve already jumped with both feet—and gotten stuck. Or maybe you’re a Second Life veteran who wants to build something or run a business. Fear not! Second...


The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise,

by Virginia Postrel

Today we have greater wealth, health, opportunity, and choice than at any time in history. Yet a chorus of intellectuals and politicians laments our current condition -- as slaves to technology, coarsened by...


The Computer After Me: Awareness and Self-Awareness in Autonomic Systems

by B01

We are increasingly seeing computer systems which are expected to function without operator intervention. This is perhaps acceptable for running computer networks or traffic lights; however, we are now seeing...


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...


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...


Computer Vision in Robotics and Industrial Applications

by Dominik Sankowski & Jacek Nowakowski

The book presents a collection of practical applications of image processing and analysis. Different vision systems are more often used among others in the automotive industry, pharmacy, military and police...


Search Engine Visibility, Second Edition, Adobe Reader

by Shari Thurow

Search Engine Visibility is about designing, writing, and creating a web site primarily for a site's visitors, and helping them find what they are searching for via the major search engines, directories, and...


Community Building on the Web: Secret Strategies for Successful Online Communities

by Amy Jo Kim

What's the point of creating a great Web site if no one goes there-or worse, if people come but never return? How do some sites, such as America Online, EBay, and GeoCities, develop into Internet communities...


I, Avatar: The Culture and Consequences of Having a Second Life, Adobe Reader

by Meadows Mark Stephen

What is an avatar? Why are there nearly a billion of them, and who is using them? Do avatars impact our real lives, or are they just video game conceits? Is an avatar an inspired rendering of its creator’s...


How to Win Sales & Influence Spiders: Boosting Your Business and Buzz on the Web, Adobe Reader

by Catherine Seda

If you’re like most business professionals, you could be losing $10,000, $100,000, or even $1 million a month on the Web! Catapulting your business online is easier than you may think. Thanks to new and emerging...


Counter Hack Reloaded: A Step-by-Step Guide to Computer Attacks and Effective Defenses

by Edward Skoudis & Tom Liston

For years, Counter Hack has been the primary resource for every network/system administrator and security professional who needs a deep, hands-on understanding of hacker attacks and countermeasures. Now, leading...


Fire Phone: Out of the Box: A get-started-now guide to Firefly, Mayday, Dynamic Perspective, and other new features

by Brian Sawyer

Dive straight into hot Fire phone features you won’t find in any other device—like Firefly, Mayday, and Dynamic Perspective—with this concise hands-on guide. You probably already know how to call, text,...


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

by Michael Harris

"Every revolution in communication technology-from papyrus to the printing press to Twitter-is as much an opportunity to be drawn away from something as it is to be drawn toward something. And yet, as we embrace...