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Atlas of AI
ISBN: HB: 9780300209570, Yale University Press, March 2021
288 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 20 black&white illus.
What happens when artificial intelligence saturates political life and depletes the planet? How is AI shaping our understanding of ourselves and our societies? Drawing on more than a decade of original research, award-winning science and technology s...
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£20,00
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Data Centers Edges of a Wired Nation
ISBN: HB: 9783037786451, Lars Muller Publishers, September 2020
320 pp., 26x19 cm, 160 illus.
Often hidden in plain sight, data centers are the backbone of our Internet. They store, communicate, and transport the information we produce and access along invisible pathways. Unlike industrial plants, data centers come entwined with an iconograph...
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£30,00
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Crime Dot Com From Viruses to Vote Rigging, How Hacking Went Global
ISBN: HB: 9781789142853, Reaktion Books, August 2020
344 pp., 24.2x16.5 cm
On 4 May 2000, an email that read 'kindly check the attached LOVELETTER' was sent from Philippines. Attached was a virus, the Love Bug, and within days it had paralysed banks, broadcasters and businesses across the globe. The age of Crime Dot Com had...
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£18,99
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Lie Machines How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives
ISBN: HB: 9780300250206, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Artificially intelligent "bot" accounts bolster or berate politicians on Twitter. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to promote their bunk. Campaigners create fake dating profiles to attract young voters. We live in a world of technologies...
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Internet in Everything Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch
ISBN: HB: 9780300233070, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
The Internet has leapt from human-facing display screens into the material objects all around us. In this so-called Internet of Things – connecting everything from cars to cardiac monitors to home appliances – there is no longer a meaningful distinct...
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£25,00
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Promiscuous Knowledge Information, Image, and Other Truth Games in History
ISBN: HB: 9780226611853, University of Chicago Press, January 2020
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 28 halftones, 2 line drawings,
Sergey Brin, a co-founder of Google, once compared the perfect search engine to the "mind of God". As the modern face of promiscuous knowledge, however, Google's divine omniscience traffics indifferently in news, maps, weather, and porn. This book, b...
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£27,00
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Knuth par Knuth
ISBN: PB: 9781684000586, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, January 2020
226 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The interviews in this volume form the nearest thing possible to an autobiography of eminent computer scientist Donald E. Knuth. Based on the English-language Companion to the Papers of Donald Knuth, also published by CSLI Publications, this book bri...
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£23,00
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Life by Algorithms How Roboprocesses Are Remaking Our World
ISBN: PB: 9780226627564, ISBN: HB: 9780226627427, University of Chicago Press, June 2019
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 halftones
Computerized processes are everywhere in our society. They are the automated phone messaging systems that businesses use to screen calls; the link between student standardized test scores and public schools' access to resources; the algorithms that r...
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£21,00
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£62,00
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Listening In Cybersecurity in an Insecure Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300244427, ISBN: HB: 9780300227444, Yale University Press, May 2019
240 pp., 21x14 cm
New technologies have provided both incredible convenience and new threats. The same kinds of digital networks that allow you to hail a ride using your smartphone let power grid operators control a country's electricity – and these personal, corporat...
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£12,99
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£18,99
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Computer Book: From the Abacus to Artificial Intelligence 250 Milestones in the History of Computer Science
ISBN: HB: 9781454926214, GMC Group, Sterling, November 2018
528 pp., 21.4x18.6 cm, illus.
This topical, illustrated addition to the 'Sterling Milestones' series takes readers on a chronological journey through the history and future of the cutting-edge field of computer science. Two expert authors, who work in computer research and innova...
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£25,00
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