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Product Description: Algorithms will soon know more about us than we know ourselves Where should machine automation end? Is it acceptable to have a digital assistant arrange your calendar, but not to have a robot spouse? Are companion robots acceptable for seniors in need of comfort, but not okay for toddlers exposed to emotional software that could influence their behavior? Is it desirable to live a life within the virtual reality of Facebook’s Oculus Rift, but not if your thoughts are sold to advertisers who manipulate your purchases? We’ve entered an era where a myriad of personalization algorithms influence our every decision, and the lines between human assistance, automation, and extinction have blurred...read more

Paperback:

9780399171710 | J P Tarcher, February 2, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Algorithms will soon know more about us than we know ourselves Where should machine automation end?

CD/Spoken Word:

9781681680323 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, February 2, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: As we program machines to be more like humans, how will they know what we value, if we don't know ourselves?

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Product Description: The answer to The Dumbest Generation—Hacking H(app)iness shows us how to utilize our technology to improve the human experience and drive social change. Hacking H(app)iness was featured at TEDx and in USA Today, Fast Company, BBC News, Mashable...read more

Hardcover:

9780399165313 | J P Tarcher, March 20, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In Hacking Happiness, futurist and contributing Mashable writer John C.

Paperback:

9780399173196, titled "Hacking Happiness: Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking It Can Change the World" | Reprint edition (J P Tarcher, March 10, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The answer to The Dumbest Generation—Hacking H(app)iness shows us how to utilize our technology to improve the human experience and drive social change.

While exposing the risks inherent in maintaining a nontransparent relationship with customers, Tactical Transparency provides a methodology that will help your organization create its unique plan to bring greater authenticity to your company and your brands. Drawn largely from interviews with leaders in companies that have achieved measurable success in this arena, authors Shel Holtz and John C. Havens provide step-by-step details on how executives and professional communicators can create a transparency strategy that will keep their organization competitive in the twenty-first century. The authors show how organizations can evaluate their readiness for transparency, what they need to do to get ready, and how to effectively communicate their transparency strategy to their customers and employees. They also identify aspects of blog/new media "netiquette" an important but often misunderstood part of engaging in transparency.

Hardcover:

9780470293706 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, November 10, 2008, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: While exposing the risks inherent in maintaining a nontransparent relationship with customers, Tactical Transparency provides a methodology that will help your organization create its unique plan to bring greater authenticity to your company and your brands.

Miscellaneous:

9780470399385 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, November 19, 2008, cover price $34.95
9780470460191 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, November 17, 2008, cover price $34.95
9780470399378 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, November 3, 2008, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Louie Di Raimondo was a hot dog vendor in Miami when he forgot to take a "for sale" sign off his cart. After enough customers asked him where they could buy their own cart, Louie had the idea that would forever transform his life and turn him into: -America's Hot Dog King...read more

Paperback:

9781418466534 | Authorhouse, June 9, 2004, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Louie Di Raimondo was a hot dog vendor in Miami when he forgot to take a "for sale" sign off his cart.

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An overview of government policies, presidential elections, and the changing political climate from the aftermath of the Civil War to the beginning of the twentieth century.

Library:

9780791028476 | Chelsea House Pub, February 1, 1997, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: An overview of government policies, presidential elections, and the changing political climate from the aftermath of the Civil War to the beginning of the twentieth century.

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