Category: Media, science & technology

The Googlization of Everything

Univ of California Press | March 8, 2011 | 265 pages
Looks at the dark side of Google and its search engine, raising issues about intellectual property rights, the way Google makes people think and more, in a book where the author also looks at ways to avoid a Google-dominated Internet.  More Info

YouTube

Polity Press | August 18, 2009 | 172 pages
YouTube is one of the most well-known and widely discussed sites of participatory media in the contemporary online environment, and it is the first genuinely mass-popular platform for user-created video. In this timely and comprehensive introduction to how YouTube is being used and why it matters,... More Info

Moonwalking With Einstein

Penguin Press HC | March 3, 2011 | 307 pages
Citing costly memory-related inconveniences suffered by average individuals, a science journalist chronicles his own struggles with chronic forgetfulness and his life-changing year in memory training, in a guide that shares historical lore and ancient memory techniques.  More Info

The Victorian Internet

Walker | September 18, 2007 | 256 pages
Offers a historical review of the development of the telegraph network, from its invention by Samuel Morse in the nineteenth century to the present day, exploring its social, cultural, economic, and political influence on the world throughout its existence. By the author of A History of the World... More Info

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