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Product Description: A revelatory portrait of the human existence in the digital age.We are four-dimensional humans. A constellation of everyday digital phenomena is rewiring our inner lives, increasingly coaxing us from our three-dimensional physical boundaries into a wonderful and eerie fourth dimension, in which there is no stable border between our digital experience and our corporeal one...read more

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9781504727471 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 9, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A revelatory portrait of the human existence in the digital age.

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Product Description: You are a four-dimensional human.Each of us exists in three-dimensional, physical space. But, as a constellation of everyday digital phenomena rewires our lives, we are increasingly coaxed from the containment of our predigital selves into a wonderful and eerie fourth dimension, a world of ceaseless communication, instant information, and global connection...read more

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9780393353075 | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 9, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: You are a four-dimensional human.

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Product Description: We live in a world increasingly governed by technology―but to what end?Technology rules us as much as laws do. It shapes the legal, social, and ethical environments in which we act. Every time we cross a street, drive a car, or go to the doctor, we submit to the silent power of technology...read more

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9780393078992 | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 30, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: We live in a world increasingly governed by technology―but to what end?

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Product Description: "An excellent primer on what it means to live digitally. It should be required reading for adults trying to understand the next generation." --Nicholas Negroponte, author of Being DigitalThe first generation of children who were born into and raised in the digital world are coming of age and reshaping the world in their image...read more

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9780465053926 | Revised edition (Basic Books, July 12, 2016), cover price $17.50 | About this edition: "An excellent primer on what it means to live digitally.

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Product Description: Ninety-five percent of American kids have Internet access by age 11; the average number of texts a teenager sends each month is well over 3,000. More families report that technology makes life with children more challenging, not less, as parents today struggle with questions previous generations never faced: Is my 13-year-old responsible enough for a Facebook page? What will happen if I give my nine-year-old a cell phone? In The Parent App, Lynn Schofield Clark provides what families have been sorely lacking: smart, sensitive, and effective strategies for coping with the dilemmas of digital and mobile media in modern life...read more
By Jean Barrett (narrator)

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9781522669821 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 21, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Ninety-five percent of American kids have Internet access by age 11; the average number of texts a teenager sends each month is well over 3,000.

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Product Description: A lively, captivating investigation into the infrastructure that makes society possible In our daily lives, we're surrounded by wires, pipes, utility poles, cell phone towers, and myriad other infrastructure that facilitates almost everything we do...read more
By Bronson Pinchot (narrator)

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9781522666141 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 14, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A lively, captivating investigation into the infrastructure that makes society possible In our daily lives, we're surrounded by wires, pipes, utility poles, cell phone towers, and myriad other infrastructure that facilitates almost everything we do.

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Product Description: “Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies,” writes cyber expert Keenan, “and this book gives a chilling look ahead into where that road may lead us – on a one way trip to the total surrender of privacy and the commoditization of intimacy...read more

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9781771641227 | Greystone Books, September 13, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: “Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies,” writes cyber expert Keenan, “and this book gives a chilling look ahead into where that road may lead us – on a one way trip to the total surrender of privacy and the commoditization of intimacy.

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Product Description: “A quintessential work of technological futurism.” – James Surowiecki, strategy + business, “Best Business Books 2017 – Innovation”From one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our livesMuch of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion...read more

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9780525428084 | Viking Pr, June 7, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: “A quintessential work of technological futurism.

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Product Description: The technologically tethered, iPhone-addicted figure is an image we can easily conjure. Most of us complain that there aren't enough hours in the day and too many e-mails in our thumb-accessible inboxes. This widespread perception that life is faster than it used to be is now ingrained in our culture, and smartphones and the Internet are continually being blamed...read more

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9780226196473 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 3, 2014, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The technologically tethered, iPhone-addicted figure is an image we can easily conjure.

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9780226380841 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, June 21, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The technologically tethered, iPhone-addicted figure is an image we can easily conjure.

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Product Description: What happens when people turn their everyday experience into data: an introduction to the essential ideas and key challenges of self-tracking.People keep track. In the eighteenth century, Benjamin Franklin kept charts of time spent and virtues lived up to...read more

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9780262529129 | Mit Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: What happens when people turn their everyday experience into data: an introduction to the essential ideas and key challenges of self-tracking.

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Product Description: The Digital Difference examines how the transition from the industrial-era media of one-way publishing and broadcasting to the two-way digital era of online search and social media has affected the dynamics of public life.In the digital age, fundamental beliefs about privacy and identity are subject to change, as is the formal legal basis of freedom of expression...read more

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9780674504936 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 6, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The Digital Difference examines how the transition from the industrial-era media of one-way publishing and broadcasting to the two-way digital era of online search and social media has affected the dynamics of public life.

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Product Description: The present is a contest between the bright and dark sides of discovery. To avoid being torn apart by its stresses, we need to recognize the fact―and gain courage and wisdom from the past. Age of Discovery shows how.Now is the best moment in history to be alive, but we have never felt more anxious or divided...read more

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9781250085092 | St Martins Pr, May 24, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The present is a contest between the bright and dark sides of discovery.
9781472936370 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 19, 2016, cover price $29.35 | About this edition: Age of Discovery

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Product Description: The Great Acceleration is an energizing account from a brilliant new writer of how our society is speeding up--and why we should embrace it.In this revelatory study of modern living, Robert Colvile inspects the various ways in which the pace of life in our society is increasing and examines the evolutionary science behind our rapidly accelerating need for change, as well as why it's unlikely we'll be able to slow down ...read more

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9781632864550 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 17, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The Great Acceleration is an energizing account from a brilliant new writer of how our society is speeding up--and why we should embrace it.

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Product Description: What it means when media moves from the new to the habitual―when our bodies become archives of supposedly obsolescent media, streaming, updating, sharing, saving. New media―we are told―exist at the bleeding edge of obsolescence. We thus forever try to catch up, updating to remain the same...read more

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9780262034494 | Mit Pr, June 3, 2016, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: What it means when media moves from the new to the habitual―when our bodies become archives of supposedly obsolescent media, streaming, updating, sharing, saving.

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Product Description: Blockchain technology is powering our future. As the technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, open software platforms like Ethereum, and disruptive companies like Ripple, it’s too important to ignore.   In this revelatory book, Don Tapscott, the bestselling author of Wikinomics, and his son, blockchain expert Alex Tapscott, bring us a brilliantly researched, highly readable, and essential book about the technology driving the future of the economy...read more

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9781101980132 | Portfolio, May 10, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Blockchain technology is powering our future.

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9781511357678 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, May 10, 2016), cover price $24.99

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Product Description: In a world of self-driving cars and big data, smart algorithms and Siri, we know that artificial intelligence is getting smarter every day. Though all these nifty devices and programs might make our lives easier, they're also well on their way to making "good" jobs obsolete...read more
By Jeff Cummings (narrator)

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9780395874110, titled "Applied Statistics" | 4th edition (Houghton Mifflin College Div, June 1, 1998), cover price $70.16 | also contains Applied Statistics | About this edition: This introductory text provides students with a conceptual understanding of basic statistical procedures, as well as the computational skills needed to complete them.
9780395874400, titled "Assessment" | 7th edition (Houghton Mifflin College Div, January 1, 1998), cover price $80.76 | also contains Assessment | About this edition: Offering help to special-education and school-psychology personnel and teachers, this book reviews standardized tests in areas such as achievement, IQ, reading and maths.

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9781480574762 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, July 12, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In a world of self-driving cars and big data, smart algorithms and Siri, we know that artificial intelligence is getting smarter every day.

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Product Description: The New York Times-bestselling guide to how automation is changing the economy, undermining work, and reshaping our livesWinner of Best Business Book of the Year awards from the Financial Times and from Forbes"Lucid, comprehensive, and unafraid...read more

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9780465059997 | Basic Books, May 5, 2015, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: Winner of the 2015 FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardA New York Times BestsellerTop Business Book of 2015 at ForbesOne of NBCNews.

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9780465097531 | Basic Books, July 12, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The New York Times-bestselling guide to how automation is changing the economy, undermining work, and reshaping our livesWinner of Best Business Book of the Year awards from the Financial Times and from Forbes"Lucid, comprehensive, and unafraid.

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9781480574724 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, May 5, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In a world of self-driving cars and big data, smart algorithms and Siri, we know that artificial intelligence is getting smarter every day.
9781480574779 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, May 5, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In a world of self-driving cars and big data, smart algorithms and Siri, we know that artificial intelligence is getting smarter every day.

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9780382395680, titled "The Birth of a Whale" | Silver Burdett Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $5.00 | also contains The Birth of a Whale | About this edition: Beautiful full-color artwork portrays the process of a mother whale giving birth to her child in the shadowy sea while the father whale sings along her side to comfort her, in a study based on the latest scientific information.

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Product Description: "Science's conventional understanding of environment as an inert material resource underlies our unwillingness to acknowledge the military-industrial role in ongoing ecological catastrophes. In a crucial challenge to modern science's exclusive attachment to materialist premises, Bateson reframed culture, psychology, biology, and evolution in terms of feedback and communication, fundamentally altering perception of our relationship with nature...read more

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9780823270347 | Fordham Univ Pr, May 2, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: "Science's conventional understanding of environment as an inert material resource underlies our unwillingness to acknowledge the military-industrial role in ongoing ecological catastrophes.

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9780823270354 | Fordham Univ Pr, May 2, 2016, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: Risk and risk allocation have always been central issues in public utility regulation. Unfortunately, the term “risk” can easily be misrepresented and misinterpreted, especially when disconnected from long-standing principles of corporate finance...read more

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9781611862058 | Michigan State Univ Pr, May 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Risk and risk allocation have always been central issues in public utility regulation.

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Product Description: What happens in an established practice or work setting when a novel artifact or tool for doing work changes the familiar work routines? Any unexpected event, or change, or technological innovation creates a discontinuity; organizations and individuals must reframe taken-for-granted assumptions and practices and reposition themselves...read more

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9780262034456 | Mit Pr, March 18, 2016, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: What happens in an established practice or work setting when a novel artifact or tool for doing work changes the familiar work routines?

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Product Description: The horse racing industry has been a pioneer in interactive media, information networks, and their deployment. The race track and the off-track betting parlor offer interactive media environments that reconfigure the relationships among private and public space and presence and copresence...read more

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9780262034418 | Mit Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: The horse racing industry has been a pioneer in interactive media, information networks, and their deployment.

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Product Description: In Pirate Philosophy, Gary Hall considers whether the fight against the neoliberal corporatization of higher education in fact requires scholars to transform their own lives and labor. Is there a way for philosophers and theorists to act not just for or with the antiausterity and student protestors -- "graduates without a future" -- but in terms of their political struggles? Drawing on such phenomena as peer-to-peer file sharing and anticopyright/pro-piracy movements, Hall explores how those in academia can move beyond finding new ways of thinking about the world to find instead new ways of being theorists and philosophers in the world...read more

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9780262034401 | Mit Pr, April 15, 2016, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: In Pirate Philosophy, Gary Hall considers whether the fight against the neoliberal corporatization of higher education in fact requires scholars to transform their own lives and labor.

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Product Description: This book predicts the decline of today's professions and describes the people and systems that will replace them. In an Internet society, according to Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind, we will neither need nor want doctors, teachers, accountants, architects, the clergy, consultants, lawyers, and many others, to work as they did in the 20th century...read more

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9780198713395 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book predicts the decline of today's professions and describes the people and systems that will replace them.

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9781511392716 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, October 11, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: This book predicts the decline of today's professions and describes the people and systems that will replace them.

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Product Description: Dawn or Doom: the Risks and Rewards of Emerging Technologies presents 35 original essays by experts in fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, the "Internet of Things," synthetic biology, cybercrime, and space travel on the societal effects of these new technologies...read more
By Steve Tally (editor)

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9781626710573 | Purdue Univ Pr, April 11, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Dawn or Doom: the Risks and Rewards of Emerging Technologies presents 35 original essays by experts in fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, the "Internet of Things," synthetic biology, cybercrime, and space travel on the societal effects of these new technologies.

Product Description: Moving towards universal access to financial services is within reach – thanks to new technologies, transformative business models and ambitious reforms. Such instruments as e-money accounts, along with debit cards and low-cost regular bank accounts, can significantly increase financial access for those who are now excluded...read more

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9781464804625 | World Bank, May 27, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Moving towards universal access to financial services is within reach – thanks to new technologies, transformative business models and ambitious reforms.

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