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  • Metadata
    152 kr

    Metadata
    av Jeffrey Pomerantz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262528511
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    Everything we need to know about metadata, the usually invisible infrastructure for information with which we interact every day. When "metadata" became breaking news, appearing in stories about surveillance by the National Security Agency, many mem…

  • Information and Society
    148 kr

    Information and Society
    av Michael Buckland

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262533386
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    A short, informal account of our ever-increasing dependence on a complex multiplicity of messages, records, documents, and data.We live in an information society, or so we are often told. But what does that mean? This volume in the MIT Press Essenti…

  • Post-Truth
    148 kr

    Post-Truth
    av Lee McIntyre

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535045
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    How we arrived in a post-truth era, when "alternative facts" replace actual facts, and feelings have more weight than evidence.Are we living in a post-truth world, where "alternative facts" replace actual facts and feelings have more weight than evi…

  • Extremism
    152 kr

    Extremism
    av J. M. Berger

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535878
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    What extremism is, how extremist ideologies are constructed, and why extremism can escalate into violence.A rising tide of extremist movements threaten to destabilize civil societies around the globe. It has never been more important to understand e…

  • Computational Thinking
    148 kr

    Computational Thinking
    av Peter J. Denning

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536561
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    An introduction to computational thinking that traces a genealogy beginning centuries before the digital computer.A few decades into the digital era, scientists discovered that thinking in terms of computation made possible an entirely new way of or…

  • The Mind-Body Problem
    148 kr

    The Mind-Body Problem
    av Jonathan Westphal

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529563
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    An introduction to the mind-body problem, covering all the proposed solutions and offering a powerful new one.Philosophers from Descartes to Kripke have struggled with the glittering prize of modern and contemporary philosophy: the mind-body problem…

  • The Future
    152 kr

    The Future
    av Nick Montfort

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534819
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    How the future has been imagined and made, through the work of writers, artists, inventors, and designers.The future is like an unwritten book. It is not something we see in a crystal ball, or can only hope to predict, like the weather. In this volu…

  • Synesthesia
    152 kr

    Synesthesia
    av Richard E. Cytowic

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535090
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    An accessible, concise primer on the neurological trait of synesthesia-vividly felt sensory couplings-by a founder of the field.One in twenty-three people carry the genes for the synesthesia. Not a disorder but a neurological trait-like perfect pitc…

  • Cloud Computing
    152 kr

    Cloud Computing
    av Nayan B. Ruparelia

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529099
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    Why cloud computing represents a paradigm shift for business, and how business users can best take advantage of cloud services.Most of the information available on cloud computing is either highly technical, with details that are irrelevant to non-t…

  • Carbon Capture
    148 kr

    Carbon Capture
    av Howard J. Herzog

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535755
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    A concise overview of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS), a promising but overlooked climate change mitigation pathway.The burning of fossil fuels releases carbon dioxide (CO2), and these CO2 emissions are a major driver of climate change. Car…

  • Machine Translation
    152 kr

    Machine Translation
    av Thierry Poibeau

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534215
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    A concise, nontechnical overview of the development of machine translation, including the different approaches, evaluation issues, and major players in the industry.The dream of a universal translation device goes back many decades, long before Doug…

  • The Conscious Mind
    148 kr

    The Conscious Mind
    av Zoltan Torey

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262527101
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    An account of the emergence of the mind: how the brain acquired self-awareness, functional autonomy, the ability to think, and the power of speech.How did the human mind emerge from the collection of neurons that makes up the brain? How did the brai…

  • Crowdsourcing
    152 kr

    Crowdsourcing
    av Daren C. Brabham

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262518475
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    A concise introduction to crowdsourcing that goes beyond social media buzzwords to explain what crowdsourcing really is and how it works.Ever since the term "crowdsourcing" was coined in 2006 by Wired writer Jeff Howe, group activities ranging from…

  • Computing - A Concise History
    152 kr

    Computing - A Concise History
    av Paul E. Ceruzzi

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517676
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    A compact and accessible history, from punch cards and calculators to UNIVAC and ENIAC, the personal computer, Silicon Valley, and the Internet.The history of computing could be told as the story of hardware and software, or the story of the Interne…

  • Sexual Consent
    137 kr

    Sexual Consent
    av Milena Popova

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537322
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    An introduction to issues of sexual consent, covering key strands of feminist thought, how sexual consent is negotiated in practice, the influence of popular culture, and more.The #MeToo movement has focused public attention on the issue of sexual c…

  • Spaceflight
    137 kr

    Spaceflight
    av Michael J. Neufeld

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536332
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    A concise history of spaceflight, from military rocketry through Sputnik, Apollo, robots in space, space culture, and human spaceflight today.Spaceflight is one of the greatest human achievements of the twentieth century. The Soviets launched Sputni…

  • Open Access
    152 kr

    Open Access
    av Peter Suber

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517638
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    A concise introduction to the basics of open access, describing what it is (and isn't) and showing that it is easy, fast, inexpensive, legal, and beneficial.The Internet lets us share perfect copies of our work with a worldwide audience at virtually…

  • Auctions
    152 kr

    Auctions
    av Timothy P. Hubbard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262528535
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    How auctions work, in theory and practice, with clear explanations and real-world examples that range from government procurement to eBay.Although it is among the oldest of market institutions, the auction is ubiquitous in today's economy, used for…

  • MOOCs
    152 kr

    MOOCs
    av Jonathan Haber

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526913
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    Everything you always wanted to know about MOOCs: an account of massive open online courses and what they might mean for the future of higher education.The New York Times declared 2012 to be "The Year of the MOOC" as millions of students enrolled in…

  • 3D Printing
    148 kr

    3D Printing
    av John M. Jordan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536684
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    An accessible introduction to 3D printing that outlines the additive manufacturing process, industrial and household markets, and emerging uses.The use of 3D printing-digitally controlled additive manufacturing-is growing rapidly. Consumer models of…

  • Understanding Beliefs
    148 kr

    Understanding Beliefs
    av Nils J. Nilsson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526432
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    What beliefs are, what they do for us, how we come to hold them, and how to evaluate them. Our beliefs constitute a large part of our knowledge of the world. We have beliefs about objects, about culture, about the past, and about the future. We have…

  • Haptics
    152 kr

    Haptics
    av Lynette Jones

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535809
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    An accessible, nontechnical overview of active touch sensing, from sensory receptors in the skin to tactile surfaces on flat screen displays.Haptics, or haptic sensing, refers to the ability to identify and perceive objects through touch. This is ac…

  • The Technological Singularity
    152 kr

    The Technological Singularity
    av Murray Shanahan

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262527804
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    The idea of technological singularity, and what it would mean if ordinary human intelligence were enhanced or overtaken by artificial intelligence.The idea that human history is approaching a "singularity"-that ordinary humans will someday be overta…

  • Neuroplasticity
    148 kr

    Neuroplasticity
    av Moheb Costandi

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529334
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    The real story of how our brains and nervous systems change throughout our lifetimes-with or without "brain training."Fifty years ago, neuroscientists thought that a mature brain was fixed like a fly in amber, unable to change. Today, we know that o…

  • Paradox
    152 kr

    Paradox
    av Margaret Cuonzo

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525497
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    An introduction to paradoxes showing that they are more than mere puzzles but can prompt new ways of thinking.Thinkers have been fascinated by paradox since long before Aristotle grappled with Zeno's. In this volume in The MIT Press Essential Knowle…

  • Free Will
    148 kr

    Free Will
    av Mark Balaguer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525794
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    A philosopher considers whether the scientific and philosophical arguments against free will are reason enough to give up our belief in it.In our daily life, it really seems as though we have free will, that what we do from moment to moment is deter…

  • School Choice
    152 kr

    School Choice
    av David R. Garcia

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535908
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    An accessible guide to the major issues and arguments surrounding school choice.The issues and arguments surrounding school choice are sometimes hijacked to make political points about government control, democratic ideals, the public good, and priv…

  • Robots
    148 kr

    Robots
    av John M. Jordan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529501
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    An accessible and engaging account of robots, covering the current state of the field, the fantasies of popular culture, and implications for life and work.Robots are entering the mainstream. Technologies have advanced to the point of mass commercia…

  • GPS
    152 kr

    GPS
    av Paul E. Ceruzzi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535953
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    A concise history of GPS, from its military origins to its commercial applications and ubiquity in everyday life.GPS is ubiquitous in everyday life. GPS mapping is standard equipment in many new cars and geolocation services are embedded in smart ph…

  • Food
    137 kr

    Food
    av Fabio Parasecoli

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537315
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    A consumer's guide to the food system, from local to global: our part as citizens in the interconnected networks, institutions, and organizations that enable our food choices.Everybody eats. We may even consider ourselves experts on the topic, or at…

  • Waves
    158 kr

    Waves
    av Fredric Raichlen

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262518239
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    A guide to ocean waves traces their evolution from wind-wave generation to coastal effects. Sitting on the beach on a sunny summer day, we enjoy the steady advance and retreat of the waves. In the water, enthusiastic waders jump and shriek with plea…

  • Sustainability
    152 kr

    Sustainability
    av Kent E. Portney

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262528504
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    A concise and accessible examination of sustainability in a range of contemporary contexts, from economic development to government policy.The word "sustainability" has been connected to everything from a certain kind of economic development to corp…