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    Rise of the Machines

    By Thomas Rid

    Paperback £8.45

    What does "cyber" even mean? And where does the idea come from? We live in an age increasingly defined by technology. But as we check our emails, board a plane, or read about the latest Russian hack, we rarely ask how the ideas that shaped our modern world originated. Thomas...

    Cyber Effect

    By Mary Aiken

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Freakonomics for our modern online lives from the world's leading cyberpsychologist and inspiration for CSI Cyber, Mary Aiken.

    Irresistible

    By Adam Alter

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    Explains how and why we all got hooked. This book reveals the surprising causes and sometimes bizarre nature of addiction. It also equip you with the tools and understanding you need to navigate our irresistible new world.

    Data for the People

    By Andreas Weigend

    Hardback Save £2.29 = £16.70

    A longtime chief scientist at Amazon shows how open data can make everyone, not just corporations, richer

    Turing's Vision

    By Chris Bernhardt

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    In 1936, when he was just twenty-four years old, Alan Turing wrote a remarkable paper in which he outlined the theory of computation, laying out the ideas that underlie all modern computers. This groundbreaking and powerful theory now forms the basis of computer science. In Turing's Vision, Chris Bernhardt explains...

    Master Algorithm

    By Pedro Domingos

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    'Pedro Domingos demystifies machine learning and shows how wondrous and exciting the future will be' Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs Society is changing, one learning algorithm at a time, from search engines to online dating, personalized medicine to predicting the stock market. But learning algorithms are not just about...

    Culture as Weapon

    By Nato Thompson

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Finite Media

    By Sean Cubitt

    Paperback Save £1.53 = £19.46

    Sean Cubitt offers a large scale rethinking of theories of mediation by describing the ecological footprint of media. He investigates the energy, material, and space needed to create, operate, and dispose of electronic devices, and shows how changing how we use media is the only solution to planetary devastation.

    Transformation of Collective Intelligences

    By Jean-Max Noyer

    Hardback Save £9.08 = £67.87

    There is a great transformation of the production of knowledge and intelligibility. The "digital fold of the world" with the convergence of NBIC affects the collective assemblages of thought , of research. The aims of these assemblages are also controversial issues.

    Digital Kids: How to Balance Screen Time, and Why it Matters

    By Martin L. Kutscher

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Help children and young people to have healthy relationships with the internet with this handy book. Showing you when and why exposure to digital media becomes excessive and problematic, this book also provides practical steps for dealing with problems effectively. The book also includes advice for working with kids with...

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