What's it like to be vilified on the internet, and how can protection from online abuse be balanced with freedom of speech? These two books explore the issues.
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Essential reading for technophiles
This movie explores the nature of artificial intelligence, and more, while building to a gripping (and violent) climax.
In this gripping and technically accomplished book, Kim Zetter reveals the genesis of Stuxnet and its successors, and their role in the new field of cyberwarfare.
This biography, based on multiple interviews over a 25-year period, paints a well-rounded picture of Apple's 'visionary leader'.
According to Judy Wajcman, we're pressed for time not because of technology but because of our priorities, and the policies and principles we choose. If we want to, we can take more control.
As cybersecurity breaches continue to hit the headlines, this comprehensive guide to risk assessment and threat protection is a must-read for security professionals.
Modern lives leave a digital trail, and most people are unaware of just who is auditing it. Security expert Bruce Schneier examines how governments, corporations, individuals and society as a whole can deliver a better balance between security and privacy.
Our online lives generate a trail of data that is eagerly consumed, analysed and traded by marketing companies and rating agencies, among others. This book explores the dangers of the data-driven society, with a particular focus on Silicon Valley and Wall Street.
This book has nothing to do with horses, but everything to do with how things are invented and how they so rarely turn out exactly as their inventors conceived them.
The traditional search engine will evolve into a digital personal assistant that tracks your activities and automatically delivers helpful information, according to Microsoft's Stefan Weitz, whose excellent book takes an optimistic view of this future while acknowledging the potential pitfalls.
Some have disparaged Ada Lovelace's contribution to the development of computer theory, but author James Essinger is adamant that 'genius' is the right word.
Brian Krebs's blend of investigative reporting and cybersecurity expertise makes for an informative and entertaining read.
This gorgeous atlas of a modern city does what most infographics only aspire to: it takes a vast amount of information and makes it clear and understandable.
This entertaining and original publication explains the implications of sharing personal information in the era of big data analytics, through the medium of the graphic novella.
Is cash outdated? In this thought-provoking book, digital money and digital identity expert Dave Birch explains why he thinks so, and outlines the emerging identity-based payments ecosystem that may replace it.
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