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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