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            Lurking: How a Person Became a User
             

            Lurking: How a Person Became a User (Hardback)

            By McNeil, Joanne

            • RRP: $49.99
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            • Pub Date
              25 Feb 20

            A concise but wide-ranging personal history of the internet from-for the first time-the point of view of the user --

            ISBN 9780374194338
            Released NZ 25 Feb 2020
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

            Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lewis, Peter

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            Sydney in the 1970s and 1980s was a world of limited choice, one where we all watched the same television programs and the household phone was at the heart of all networks people belonged to: family, school, church and the neighbourhood. The arrival of the internet promised a uto...pian, creative and democratic future that would break down traditional institutions and replace them with exciting collaborative networks. So how did we end up here? In Webtopia, Peter Lewis draws from his own pre- and post-tech experience and conversations with entrepreneurs, politicians, pastors, parents, teachers and journalists to show us that technology is not the problem. We are. If we fix our relationship with technology, it will be easier to fix our relationships with each other in a fragmenting world. Riveting, engaging and wise, Webtopia traces our digital journey to this point and, fearlessly, marks out the best route from here.
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            ISBN 9781742236353
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2019
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
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            The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
              

            The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Zuboff, Shoshana

            • RRP: $48.99
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            • Pub Date
              3 Mar 20

            The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called surveillance capitalism, and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior. In this masterwork of original thinking and resear...ch, Shoshana Zuboff provides startling insights into the phenomenon that she has named surveillance capitalism. The stakes could not be higher: a global architecture of behavior modification threatens human nature in the twenty-first century just as industrial capitalism disfigured the natural world in the twentieth. Zuboff vividly brings to life the consequences as surveillance capitalism advances from Silicon Valley into every economic sector. Vast wealth and power are accumulated in ominous new behavioral futures markets, where predictions about our behavior are bought and sold, and the production of goods and services is subordinated to a new means of behavioral modification. The threat has shifted from a totalitarian Big Brother state to a ubiquitous digital architecture: a Big Other operating in the interests of surveillance capital. Here is the crucible of an unprecedented form of power marked by extreme concentrations of knowledge and free from democratic oversight. Zuboff's comprehensive and moving analysis lays bare the threats to twenty-first century society: a controlled hive of total connection that seduces with promises of total certainty for maximum profit--at the expense of democracy, freedom, and our human future. With little resistance from law or society, surveillance capitalism is on the verge of dominating the social order and shaping the digital future--if we let it.
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            ISBN 9781541758001
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher PublicAffairs
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            Managing and Directing Successful Projects with Prince2
             

            Managing and Directing Successful Projects with Prince2 (Paperback)

            By Britain: Cabinet Office, Great

            • RRP: $319.99
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            Book Pack consisting of Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 (ISBN 9780113310593) and Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 (ISBN 9780113310609). Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 has been designed to be a role specific handbook for senior managers and project ...board members, which describes how to oversee projects being managed using PRINCE2. The guide sets PRINCE2 in the wider context of project management (but still non-specific for industry sector) and describes or cross-references techniques which support the PRINCE2 method. Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 is an invaluable resource for practitioners responsible for delivering projects because it provides clear, step-by-step guidance on implementing PRINCE2 to ensure effective project management and measurable benefits for organizations
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            ISBN 9780113314270
            Released NZ 25 Jun 2013
            Publisher TSO
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            The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

            The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mitnick, Kevin D.; Vamosi, Robert; Foreword by Hypponen, Mikko

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            Kevin Mitnick, the world's most famous hacker, teaches you easy cloaking and counter-measures for citizens and consumers in the age of Big Brother and Big Data.

            ISBN 9780316380522
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown
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            Targeted: My Inside Story of Cambridge Analytica and How Trump, Brexit and Facebook Broke Democracy

            Targeted: My Inside Story of Cambridge Analytica and How Trump, Brexit and Facebook Broke Democracy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kaiser, Brittany

            • RRP: $36.99
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            In this explosive memoir, a political consultant and technology whistleblower reveals the disturbing truth about the multi-billion-dollar data industry, revealing to the public how companies are getting richer using our personal information and exposing how Cambridge Analytica ex...ploited weaknesses in privacy laws to help elect Donald Trump.
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            ISBN 9780008363901
            Released NZ 23 Oct 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Don't Be Evil: The Case Against Big Tech

            Don't Be Evil: The Case Against Big Tech (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Foroohar, Rana

            • RRP: $40.00
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            Today Google and Facebook receive 90% of the world's news ad-spending. Amazon takes half of all ecommerce in the US. Google and Apple operating systems run on all but 1% of cell phones globally. And 80% of corporate wealth is now held by 10% of companies - not the GEs and Toyotas... of this world, but the digital titans. How did we get here? How did the tech industry get to dominate our world so completely? How did once-idealistic and innovative companies come to manipulate elections, violate our privacy, and pose a threat to the fabric of our democracy? In Don't Be Evil, Financial Times global business columnist Rana Foroohar documents how Big Tech lost its soul - and became the new Wall Street. Through her skilled reporting and unparalleled access - won through nearly 30 years covering business and technology - she shows the true extent to which the 'Faang's (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google) crush or absorb any potential competitors, hijack our personal data and mental space and offshore their exorbitant profits. What's more, she reveals how these threats to our democracies, our livelihoods and our minds are all intertwined. Yet Foroohar also lays out a plan for how we can resist, creating a framework that fosters innovation while also protecting us from the dark side of digital technology.
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            ISBN 9780241427903
            Released NZ 19 Nov 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity

            The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Webb, Amy

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            A call-to-arms about the broken nature of artificial intelligence, and the powerful corporations that are turning the human-machine relationship on its head.

            ISBN 9781541724419
            Released NZ 14 May 2019
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Made by Humans: The AI Condition

            Made by Humans: The AI Condition (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Broad, Ellen

            • RRP: $37.00
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            AI can be all too human: quick to judge, capable of error, vulnerable to bias. It's made by humans after all. Made by Humans explores our role in automation and the responsibilities we must take on. Roaming from Australia to the UK and the US, this is a personal, thought-provokin...g examination of humans as data and humans as the designers of systems that try to understand us.
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            ISBN 9780522873313
            Published NZ 30 Jul 2018
            Publisher Melbourne University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Social Impacts of Digital Media
              

            Social Impacts of Digital Media (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            The rapid uptake of digital technologies has hugely impacted on the way we communicate, relate, learn, work, and spend our leisure time. Digital media literacy is the ability to access, understand and participate or create content using digital media. This ability is becoming int...egral to effective participation in the digital economy and Australian society. Those who do not adapt may fall victim to the 'digital divide' and be excluded. The 'digital revolution' has both positive and negative effects, which are explored in this timely book. On the positive side, people are increasingly being connected across distances with the greatest of ease and innovation via mobile phones, online social networking, blogging, gaming and e-learning. On the negative side are a range of social impacts that are also explored in this book, including internet addiction, cyberbullying, inappropriate exposure to pornography, privacy risks, and cyber crime. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781921507403
            Available in PDF
            Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
            Language en
            Published NZ 31 Jan 2011
            Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series Issues in Society
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