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Augmenting Alice: The Future of Identity, Experience and Reality
By BIS Publishers
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mpn: 47746706, ean: 9789063694708, isbn: 9063694709,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Augmented Reality is fast becoming one of the most important emerging technologies, with unprecedented investment growth and interest from big tech platforms and accelerator industries. The book introduces Augmented Reality’s core concepts and potential to newbies and experts alike. It provides a ‘wide lens’ perspective of the potential, challenges and impact that the widespread implementation of Augmented Reality will bring. Augmented Reality will most certainly become THE new platform

The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone
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ean: 9780316546164, isbn: 031654616X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
The secret history of the invention that changed everything-and became the most profitable product in the world.NATIONAL BESTSELLERShortlisted for the Financial Times Business Book of the Year AwardOne of the Best Business Books of 2016 - CNBC, Bloomberg, 1-800-CEO-Read ''The One Device is a tour de force, with a fast-paced edge and heaps of analytical insight.'' -Ashlee Vance, New York Times bestselling author of Elon Musk''A stunning book. You will never look at your iPhone the same way

Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success
By Portfolio
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ean: 9781591846215, isbn: 1591846218,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Simplicity isn’t just a design principle at Apple—it’s a value that permeates every level of the organization. It’s what helped Apple recover from near death in 1997 to become the most valuable company on earth in 2012.  As ad agency creative director, Ken Segall played a key role in Apple’s resurrection, helping to create such critical marketing campaigns as “Think Different” and naming the iMac. This book makes you a fly on the wall inside a conference room with Steve Jobs,

Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
By St. Martin's Press
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ean: 9781250194466, isbn: 9781250194466,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
* WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER *An insider's account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs.Hundreds of millions of people use Apple products every day; several thousand work on Apple's campus in Cupertino, California; but only a handful sit at the drawing board. Creative Selection recounts the life of one of the few who worked behind the scenes, a highly-respected software engineer who worked in the final years of the Steve Jobs era―the Golden Age of Apple. Ken

The Tetris Effect: The Game that Hypnotized the World
By PublicAffairs
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ean: 9781610396110, isbn: 1610396111,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
The definitive story of a game so great, even the Cold War couldn't stop itTetris is perhaps the most instantly recognizable, popular video game ever made. But how did an obscure Soviet programmer, working on frail, antiquated computers, create a product which has now earned nearly 1 billion in sales? How did a makeshift game turn into a worldwide sensation, which has been displayed at the Museum of Modern Art, inspired a big-budget sci-fi movie, and been played in outer space?A quiet but

The Zero Dollar Car: How the Revolution in Big Data will Change Your Life
By Barlow Publishing
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ean: 9781988025254, isbn: 1988025257,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
The Zero Dollar Car, written by John Ellis, former head of technology at Ford, explores the deep changes that Big Data will make to our lives in the very near future. A car is a perfect example. Right now cars are outfitted with sensors that gather valuable information about the driver and road conditions. What if the driver could trade that information for money? That information could be so valuable that it could pay for the car.   Cars are only the beginning. Imagine the Zero Dollar

Commodore: The Amiga Years
By Variant Press
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ean: 9780994031020, isbn: 9780994031020,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
Continuing the story of Commodore where the previous book, Commodore: A Company on the Edge left off, this book takes a look at Commodore's most tumultuous years. How did the Amiga, a computer now widely regarded as having been five years ahead of its competition, fail to win in the marketplace? The author takes an in-depth look at the people behind Commodore's plunge into irrelevance and bankruptcy. The often unflattering picture that emerges is one of executives who had little understanding

Beyond Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Digital Business
By imusti
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ean: 9781119026846, isbn: 9781119026846,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Move beyond cybersecurity to take protection of your digital business to the next levelBeyond Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Digital Business arms your company against devastating online security breaches by providing you with the information and guidance you need to avoid catastrophic data compromise. Based upon highly-regarded risk assessment analysis, this critical text is founded upon proprietary research, client experience, and interviews with over 200 executives, regulators, and security

Morality and Machines: Perspectives on Computer Ethics
By Brand: Jones And Bartlett Publishers
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ean: 9780763717674, isbn: 0763717673,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
This text helps students explore the wider field of computer ethics, including discussion of key topics such as privacy, software protection, artificial intelligence, workplace issues, virtual reality, and cybersex.Used Book in Good Condition.

Machines That Think: The Future of Artificial Intelligence
By Prometheus Books
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ean: 9781633883758, isbn: 1633883752,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
A scientist who has spent a career developing Artificial Intelligence takes a realistic look at the technological challenges and assesses the likely effect of AI on the future. How will Artificial Intelligence (AI) impact our lives? Toby Walsh, one of the leading AI researchers in the world, takes a critical look at the many ways in which ''thinking machines'' will change our world.Based on a deep understanding of the technology, Walsh describes where Artificial Intelligence is today, and

Managing Cybersecurity Risk: Cases Studies and Solutions
By Legend Times Group
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ean: 9781787198913, isbn: 178719891X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
The first edition, published November 2016, was targeted at the directors and senior managers of SMEs and larger organisations that have not yet paid sufficient attention to cybersecurity and possibly did not appreciate the scale or severity of permanent risk to their businesses. The book was an important wake-up call and primer and proved a significant success, including wide global reach and diverse additional use of the chapter content through media outlets. The new edition, targeted at a

Make It New: A History of Silicon Valley Design (The MIT Press)
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mpn: 9780262533591, ean: 9780262533591, isbn: 0262533596,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The role of design in the formation of the Silicon Valley ecosystem of innovation.California's Silicon Valley is home to the greatest concentration of designers in the world: corporate design offices at flagship technology companies and volunteers at nonprofit NGOs; global design consultancies and boutique studios; research laboratories and academic design programs. Together they form the interconnected network that is Silicon Valley. Apple products are famously “Designed in California,”

Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley (As Told by the Hackers, Founders, and Freaks Who Made It Boom)
By Twelve
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ean: 9781455559022, isbn: 1455559024,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
''This is the most important book on Silicon Valley I've read in two decades. It will take us all back to our roots in the counterculture, and will remind us of the true nature of the innovation process, before we tried to tame it with slogans and buzzwords.'' -- Po Bronson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nudist on the Late Shift and Nurtureshock A candid, colorful, and comprehensive oral history that reveals the secrets of Silicon Valley -- from the origins of Apple and Atari to

When Google Met WikiLeaks
By Or Books
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ean: 9781944869113, isbn: 1944869115,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
In June 2011, Julian Assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham Hall, the country residence in Norfolk, England where Assange was living under house arrest.For several hours the besieged leader of the world’s most famous insurgent publishing organization and the billionaire head of the world’s largest information empire locked horns. The two men debated the political problems faced by society, and the technological solutions

Persuasive Technology: Using Computers to Change What We Think and Do (Interactive Technologies)
By Brand: Morgan Kaufmann
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mpn: 9781558606432, ean: 9781558606432, isbn: 1558606432,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Can computers change what you think and do? Can they motivate you to stop smoking, persuade you to buy insurance, or convince you to join the Army? ''Yes, they can,'' says Dr. B.J. Fogg, director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University. Fogg has coined the phrase ''Captology''(an acronym for computers as persuasive technologies) to capture the domain of research, design, and applications of persuasive computers.In this thought-provoking book, based on nine years of research in

Building High-Tech Clusters: Silicon Valley and Beyond
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521827225, isbn: 0521827221,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
The contributions to this study of the origins of centers of industrial and technological innovation (such as Silicon Valley) reveal that these concentrated ''clusters'' of entrepreneurial high tech firms are characterized by rapid economic growth. No other analysts have examined how such clusters start, although many earlier works have studied Silicon Valley. The study's contributors conclude that the key public and business policy elements of starting a cluster are common to many regions,

Fire in the Valley: The Making of The Personal Computer (Second Edition)
By McGraw-Hill
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ean: 9780071358927, isbn: 0071358927,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
“A book not to be missed, just plain good reading about the drama of the Kids next door turning their dreams into millions.” —The New York Times “Swaine and Freiberger capture the communal spirit of the early computer clubs, the brilliance and blundering of some of the first start-up companies, the assortment of naiveté, noble purpose and greed that characterized various pioneers, and the inevitable transformation of all this into a major industry. Must reading.” —Philip Lemmons,

The Inversion Factor: How to Thrive in the IoT Economy (The MIT Press)
By The MIT Press
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mpn: 9780262037273, ean: 9780262037273, isbn: 0262037270,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Why companies need to move away from a “product first” orientation to pursuing innovation based on customer need.In the past, companies found success with a product-first orientation; they made a thing that did a thing. TheInversion Factor explains why the companies of today and tomorrow will have to abandon the product-first orientation. Rather than asking “How do the products we make meet customer needs?” companies should ask “How can technology help us reimagine and fill a need?”

Vida 3.0/Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (Spanish Edition)
By Taurus
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ean: 9788430619627, isbn: 9788430619627,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
¿Cómo afectará la inteligencia artificial al crimen, a la guerra, a la justicia, al trabajo, a la sociedad y al sentido de nuestras vidas?Bienvenidos a la conversación más importante de nuestro tiempo.¿Cómo afectará la inteligencia artificial al crimen, a la guerra, a la justicia, al trabajo, a la sociedad y al sentido de nuestras vidas? ¿Es posible que las máquinas nos dejen fuera de juego, remplazando a los humanos en el mercado laboral e incluso en otros ámbitos? ¿La inteligencia

The Silicon Valley of Dreams: Environmental Injustice, Immigrant Workers, and the High-Tech Global Economy (Critical America)
By Brand: NYU Press
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ean: 9780814767108, isbn: 9780814767108,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Next to the nuclear industry, the largest producer of contaminants in the air, land, and water is the electronics industry. Silicon Valley hosts the highest density of Superfund sites anywhere in the nation and leads the country in the number of temporary workers per capita and in workforce gender inequities. Silicon Valley offers a sobering illustration of environmental inequality and other problems that are increasingly linked to the globalization of the world's economies. In The Silicon

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