The Internet Of Us

Author: Michael P. Lynch
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780871406613
Size: 70.43 MB
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Demonstrating that knowledge based on reason plays an essential role in society and that there is much more to 'knowing' than just acquiring information, ... philosopher Michael Patrick Lynch [posits that] our digital way of life makes us ...

Privacy In The Age Of Big Data

Author: Theresa Payton
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442225467
Size: 36.42 MB
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Anyone who uses digital devices for any reason will want to read this book for its clear and no-nonsense approach to the world of big data and what it means for all of us.

The People S Platform

Author: Astra Taylor
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 0805095454
Size: 79.90 MB
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And the worst habits of the old media model—the pressure to seek easy celebrity, to be quick and sensational above all—have proliferated on the web, where "aggregating" the work of others is the surest way to attract eyeballs and ad ...

When We Are No More

Author: Abby Smith Rumsey
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620408031
Size: 73.22 MB
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Tracing the story from cuneiform tablets and papyrus scrolls, to movable type, books, and the birth of the Library of Congress, Rumsey weaves a compelling narrative that explores how humans have dealt with the problem of too much ...

The Miracle Myth

Author: Larry Shapiro
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231542143
Size: 37.51 MB
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Helping us think more critically about our belief in the improbable, The Miracle Myth breaks down our mythmaking strategies to better understand how attempts to justify belief in the supernatural fall short.

In Praise Of Reason

Author: Michael P. Lynch
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300346
Size: 22.60 MB
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Michael Lynch's In Praise of Reason offers a spirited defense of reason and rationality in an era of widespread skepticism -- when, for example, people reject scientific evidence about such matters as evolution, climate change, and vaccines ...

We Are Big Data

Author: Sander Klous
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9462391831
Size: 25.52 MB
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This book demonstrates the inevitability of a continuously growing role of data in our society and it stresses that this role does not need to be threatening: to the contrary, collection and analysis of data can help us prevent traffic jams ...

Respecting Truth

Author: Lee McIntyre
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317497171
Size: 80.67 MB
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But in his newest book, philosopher Lee McIntyre shows how we've now reached a watershed moment for ignorance in the modern era, due to the volume of misinformation, the speed with which it can be digitally disseminated, and the savvy ...

Truth And Realism

Author: Patrick Greenough
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199288885
Size: 51.34 MB
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Is truth objective or relative? What exists independently of our minds? This book is about these two questions.