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Digital Minimalism by
Call Number: HM851 .N49256 2019
Publication Date: 2019-02-05
Drawing on a diverse array of real-life examples, from Amish farmers to harried parents to Silicon Valley programmers, Cal Newport identifies the common practices of digital minimalists and the ideas that underpin them. He shows how digital minimalists are rethinking their relationship to social media, rediscovering the pleasures of the offline world, and reconnecting with their inner selves through regular periods of solitude.
Fake News by
Call Number: GPA PN4784.F27 M55 2018
Publication Date: 2019-01-01
Call Number: QA76.9 C66 R636 2021
Publication Date: 2021-03-09
New York Times technology columnist Kevin Roose lays out an optimistic vision of how people can thrive in the machine age by rethinking their relationship with technology, and making themselves irreplaceably human.
Genius Makers by
Call Number: TA347 A78 M48 2021
Publication Date: 2021-03-16
Topics covered include the history and pioneers of artificial intelligence and deep learning, as well as the technology companies (Google, Facebook, etc.) that use them.
Stolen Focus by
Call Number: BF321 .H287 2022
Publication Date: 2022-01-25
Our ability to pay attention is collapsing. From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections comes a groundbreaking examination of why this is happening -- and how to get our attention back--Publisher
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Could a Robot Do My Job? (Online video)
We are on the brink of a technological revolution. Machines and artificial intelligence are beginning to replace jobs like never before. This program looks at the workplaces already using this new technology and asks whether we should feel threatened by it, or whether it will benefit all of us. Are we ready for one of the biggest changes the world of work has ever seen? A BBC Production.
Inside the Dark Web (Online video)
The Dark Web is a secret online space that allows users complete anonymity. As online surveillance increases, this virtual world has grown in popularity. For some it is a place where criminals can operate—a shadowy underworld where users can purchase anything from illegal drugs to credit card details. For others, it is a haven, free from the government control and censorship that threatens the regular web. As users, programmers, governments and businesses battle over control of our online world, Horizon takes a trip through the Dark Web and meets the scientists, engineers and programmers fighting to save the internet. A BBC Production.