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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 37 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn and the Lives of China
    Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn and the Lives of China's Workers - by Jenny Chan, Mark Selden and Pun Ngai

    £14.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780745341293 | ISBN 10: 0745341292

    Suicides, excessive overtime, hostility and violence on the factory floor in China. Drawing on vivid testimonies from rural migrant workers, student interns, managers and trade union staff, Dying for an iPhone is a devastating expose of two of the wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto by Aaron Bastani
    Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto - by Aaron Bastani

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786632630 | ISBN 10: 1786632632

    A different kind of politics for a new kind of society—beyond work, scarcity and capitalism.  In the twenty-first century, new technologies should liberate us from work. Automation, rather than undermining an economy built on full employment, i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Human Compatible: AI and the Problem of Control by Stuart Russell
    Human Compatible: AI and the Problem of Control - by Stuart Russell

    £10.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780141987507 | ISBN 10: 0141987502

    Humans dream of super-intelligent machines. But what happens if we actually succeed? Creating superior intelligence would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, according to the world's pre-eminent AI expert, it could also be the last. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Abolish Silicon Valley: How to Liberate Technology from Capitalism by Wendy Liu
    Abolish Silicon Valley: How to Liberate Technology from Capitalism - by Wendy Liu

    £10.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912248704 | ISBN 10: 1912248700

    Former insider turned critic Wendy Liu busts the myths of the tech industry, and offers a galvanising argument for why and how we must reclaim technology's potential for the public good.   Meritocracy. The possibility of overnight success. Wha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power by Shoshana Zuboff
    The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power - by Shoshana Zuboff

    £10.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781781256855 | ISBN 10: 1781256853

    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 us.  The heady optimism ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World by Christopher Wylie
    Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World - by Christopher Wylie

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788164993 | ISBN 10: 1788164997

    From whistleblower Christopher Wylie, the definitive story of the Brexit coup, the making of Bannon's America, and an ongoing crime against democracy.  What if you could peer into the minds of an entire population? What if you could target th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Board Game Family: Reclaim Your Children From the Screen by Ellie Dix
    The Board Game Family: Reclaim Your Children From the Screen - by Ellie Dix

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785834332 | ISBN 10: 1785834339

    In The Board Game Family: Reclaim Your Children From the Screen, Ellie Dix offers a roadmap to integrating board gaming into family life and presents inspiring ways to engage even the trickiest of teenagers and manage game nights with flair.   Man ... more

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  • Cover image of book Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence by James Lovelock
    Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence - by James Lovelock

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241399361 | ISBN 10: 024139936x

    James Lovelock, creator of the Gaia hypothesis and the greatest environmental thinker of our time, has produced an astounding new theory about future of life on Earth. He argues that the anthropocene - the age in which humans acquired planetary-scale ... more

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  • Cover image of book Race After Technology by Ruha Benjamin
    Race After Technology - by Ruha Benjamin

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509526406 | ISBN 10: 1509526404

    From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity.   Benjamin argues that automation, far from being a sinis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play by Meagan Marie
    Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play - by Meagan Marie

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780744019537 | ISBN 10: 0744019532

    Take a celebratory look at accomplished women in the video game industry, ranging from high-level executives to programmers to cosplayers. This insightful and celebratory book highlights women who helped to establish the industry, women who disrupted ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Max Tegmark
    Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence - by Max Tegmark

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141981802 | ISBN 10: 0141981806

    "This is the most important conversation of our time, and Tegmark's thought-provoking book will help you join it"(Stephen Hawking) THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER. DAILY TELEGRAPH AND THE TIMES BOOKS OF THE YEAR  AI is the future - but what w ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future by James Bridle
    New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future - by James Bridle

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786635471 | ISBN 10: 178663547x

    As the world around us increases in technological complexity, our understanding of it diminishes. Underlying this trend is a single idea: the belief that our existence is understandable through computation, and more data is enough to help us build a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google & Amazon Have Cornered Culture&Undermined Democracy by Jonathan Taplin
    Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google & Amazon Have Cornered Culture&Undermined Democracy - by Jonathan Taplin

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509847709 | ISBN 10: 1509847707

    LONGLISTED FOR THE FT & MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD   Google. Amazon. Facebook. The modern world is defined by vast digital monopolies turning ever-larger profits. Those of us who consume the content that feeds them are farmed for ... more

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  • Cover image of book Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost Its Edge in Computing by Marie Hicks
    Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost Its Edge in Computing - by Marie Hicks

    £14.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780262535182 | ISBN 10: 0262535181

    In 1944, Britain led the world in electronic computing. By 1974, the British computer industry was all but extinct. What happened in the intervening thirty years holds lessons for all postindustrial superpowers. As Britain struggled to use technology ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right by Angela Nagle
    Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right - by Angela Nagle

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785355431 | ISBN 10: 1785355430

    Recent years have seen a revival of the heated culture wars of the 1990s, but this time its battle ground is the internet.  On one side the "alt right" ranges from the once obscure neo-reactionary and white separatist movements, to geeky subcult ... more

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  • Cover image of book Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Jerry Kaplan
    Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence - by Jerry Kaplan

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780300223576 | ISBN 10: 0300223579

    An insightful, engaging tour by a noted Silicon Valley insider of how accelerating developments in Artificial Intelligence will transform the way we live and work.   Selected as one of the 10 best science and technology books of 2015 by The Econom ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ada
    Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Launched the Digital Age Through the Poetry of Numbers - by James Essinger

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783340712 | ISBN 10: 1783340711

    Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named Ada, after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century s version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why? Because, after computer pioneers such as ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bleeding Edge: Why Technology Turns Toxic in an Unequal World by Bob Hughes
    The Bleeding Edge: Why Technology Turns Toxic in an Unequal World - by Bob Hughes

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780263298 | ISBN 10: 1780263295

    It’s dinned into us from birth that ‘all good things come at a price’. Today, that price looks apocalyptic, with wars, exploitation and environmental collapse in every part of the globe. Some suggest that the carnage is “a price worth paying ... more

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  • Cover image of book Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation by Elizabeth Ellcessor
    Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation - by Elizabeth Ellcessor

    £21.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781479853434 | ISBN 10: 1479853437

    While digital media can offer many opportunities for civic and cultural participation, this technology is not equally easy for everyone to use. Hardware, software, and cultural expectations combine to make some technologies an easier fit for some bod ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Could Change the World: The Writings of Aaron Swartz by Aaron Swartz
    The Boy Who Could Change the World: The Writings of Aaron Swartz - by Aaron Swartz

    £15.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784784966 | ISBN 10: 1784784966

    The writings of the computer genius and Internet hacktivist whose tragic suicide shook the world. In January 2013, Aaron Swartz, under arrest and threatened with thirty-five years imprisonment, committed suicide. He was twenty-six. But in his shor ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens - by danah boyd

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300199000 | ISBN 10: 0300199007

    What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens lives?  In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Coming Swarm: DDOS Actions, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet by Molly Sauter
    The Coming Swarm: DDOS Actions, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet - by Molly Sauter

    £13.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781623564568 | ISBN 10: 1623564565

    What is Hacktivism?   In The Coming Swarm, rising star Molly Sauter examines the history, development, theory, and practice of distributed denial of service actions as a tactic of political activism. The internet is a vital arena of communica ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Copyright Masquerade: How Corporate Lobbying Threatens Online Freedoms by Monica Horten
    A Copyright Masquerade: How Corporate Lobbying Threatens Online Freedoms - by Monica Horten

    £16.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780326405 | ISBN 10: 1780326408

    When thousands marched through ice and snow against a copyright treaty, their cries for free speech on the Internet shot to the heart of the European Union and forced a political U-turn. The mighty entertainment industries could only stare in dismay, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Designing the Internet of Things by Adrian McEwen and Hakim Cassimally
    Designing the Internet of Things - by Adrian McEwen and Hakim Cassimally

    £19.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781118430620 | ISBN 10: 111843062x

    Take your idea from concept to production with this unique guide. Whether it's called physical computing, ubiquitous computing, or the Internet of Things, it's a hot topic in technology: how to channel your inner Steve Jobs and successfully combi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Digital Revolutions: Activism in the Internet Age by Symon Hill
    Digital Revolutions: Activism in the Internet Age - by Symon Hill

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780260761 | ISBN 10: 1780260768

    From Occupy to Uncut, from the Arab Spring to the Slutwalk movement, few questions about recent activism raise as much controversy as the role of the internet. This book suggests that the internet is a tool, not a cause, of social change. It has prof ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cyberbullying and E-safety: What Educators and Professionals Need to Know by Adrienne Katz
    Cyberbullying and E-safety: What Educators and Professionals Need to Know - by Adrienne Katz

    £18.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849052764 | ISBN 10: 184905276x

    "I'd die without my Blackberry" - one young person's comment sums up a generation of young people who are increasingly living their daily lives through their phones and the internet. Cyberbullying is rife, affecting one in five 10-19 year olds. It ca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Free Ride: How the Internet is Destroying the Culture Business and How it Can Fight Back by Robert Levine
    Free Ride: How the Internet is Destroying the Culture Business and How it Can Fight Back - by Robert Levine

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099549284 | ISBN 10: 009954928x

    Do you read newspapers online? Own a kindle? Download television programmes so you can skip the adverts? Free Ride explores the implications for modern culture of all these activities and asks how businesses can fight back against the expectation tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Click2Change: A Better World at Your Fingertips by Michael Norton
    Click2Change: A Better World at Your Fingertips - by Michael Norton

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781873262801 | ISBN 10: 1873262809

    The recent activism film Just Do It (2011) had a message: 'Get off your arse and change the world'. But, as Michael Norton here implores, no-one has to be that energetic. Click2Change advocates sitting back and changing the world from computers, iPad ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Revolution Will Be Digitised: Dispatches from the Information War by Heather Brooke
    The Revolution Will Be Digitised: Dispatches from the Information War - by Heather Brooke

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099538080 | ISBN 10: 0099538083

    There is more information in the world than ever before - but who is in control? At the centre is the Establishment: governments, corporations andpowerful individuals who have more knowledge about us, and more power, than at any other time in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Net Delusion: How Not to Liberate The World by Evgeny Morozov
    The Net Delusion: How Not to Liberate The World - by Evgeny Morozov

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141049571 | ISBN 10: 014104957x

    Does free information mean free people? At the start of the twenty-first century we were promised that the internet would liberate the world. We could come together as never before, and from Iran's 'twitter revolution' to Facebook 'activism', ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shallows: How the Internet is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember by Nicholas Carr
    The Shallows: How the Internet is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember - by Nicholas Carr

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848872271 | ISBN 10: 1848872275

    Is the Internet making us stupid? In this new book, as incendiary as it is important, Nicholas Carr argues that the Internet is changing dramatically how we think, remember and interact.  In this ground-breaking and compelling book, Nicholas ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cyberbullying: Activities to Help Children and Teens to Stay Safe..... by Vanessa Rogers
    Cyberbullying: Activities to Help Children and Teens to Stay Safe..... - by Vanessa Rogers

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781849051057 | ISBN 10: 1849051054

    Children and teenagers text, network and twitter online as second nature, but when emails or texts are used to threaten, harass, intimidate or embarrass someone, they can turn from being a source of enjoyment to a source of crippling anxiety and fear ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blogistan: The Internet and Politics in Iran by Annabelle Sreberny and Gholam Khiabany
    Blogistan: The Internet and Politics in Iran - by Annabelle Sreberny and Gholam Khiabany

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781845116071 | ISBN 10: 1845116070

    Gives a flavour of contemporary internet culture in Iran and analyses how this form of communication is affecting the social and political life of the country. This work offers both a reading of Iranian politics and a conceptual framework for underst ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Complex: How the Military Invades Our Everyday Lives by Nick Turse
    The Complex: How the Military Invades Our Everyday Lives - by Nick Turse

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780571228201 | ISBN 10: 0571228208

    Once upon a time there was the military-industrial complex, which even an American president feared was too powerful. That was in the fifties. Now there is a network so pervasive that it involves society at every level - technology, science, the m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World by Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu
    Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World - by Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu

    £11.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780195340648 | ISBN 10: 0195340647

    Is the Internet erasing national borders? Will the future of the Net be set by Internet engineers, rogue programmers, the United Nations, or powerful countries? Who's really in control of what's happening on the Net? In this provocative new book, Jac ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bookaholics
    The Bookaholics' Guide to Book Blogs - by Compiled by Rebecca Gillieron and Catheryn Kilgarrif

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780714531519 | ISBN 10: 0714531510

    Comprehensive guide to the top book bloggers on the internet which asks who are these people, what are they writing about and why? With some book bloggers gaining hundreds of hits a day, this book aims to show all book lovers that these blogs are an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cyber-safe Kids, Cyber-savvy Teens by Nancy Willard
    Cyber-safe Kids, Cyber-savvy Teens - by Nancy Willard

    £13.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780787994174 | ISBN 10: 0787994170

    Essential strategies to keep children and teens safe online. As our children and teens race down the onramp to the Information Superhighway, many parents feel left behind in the dust. News stories about online sexual predators, child pornography, ... more

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