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Regulating Code, review: A campaigning book

This is a serious and thoughtful look at how we might resolve the internet regulation dilemmas that have plagued us for 20 years. It's a campaigning book — but in a subtle and evidence-based way.

August 29, 2013 by Wendy M Grossman

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Cyber Crime & Warfare: Book Review

This slim volume provides a good overview of the history and key issues in cyber-security for those wondering just how real the threats are.

August 22, 2013 by Mary Branscombe

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Business Reimagined: Book review

Why is work so often inefficient and counter-productive? Can't technology help? Maybe — but surprisingly given that its author is from Microsoft, this book doesn't think that all we need is the next software update.

July 26, 2013 by Mary Branscombe

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To Save Everything, Click Here: Book review

In his latest book, the author of The Net Delusion examines the thinking that led to the widespread view of the internet as a democratising force, which he calls 'solutionism' and 'internet centrism'.

July 10, 2013 by Wendy M Grossman


Insanely Simple: Book review

This book, by one of Apple's ad-agency creatives, explores the company's Steve Jobs-driven philosophy of keeping things simple. If you crave eye-witness Apple anecdotes, there's plenty on offer here.

June 26, 2013 by Wendy M Grossman

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Big Data: Book review

This book examines the state of the art in Big Data analysis and the associated risks, delivering a thorough and balanced account of a topical subject.

June 11, 2013 by Wendy M Grossman


Secrets of Silicon Valley: Book review

Silicon Valley is undoubtedly special in the computer industry, as this book describes in enthusiastic detail. However, it fails to note that similar 'clusters' have sprung up in other industries, at other times.

May 15, 2013 by Wendy M Grossman

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