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Towards a Fairer Gig Economy by Meatspace Press
Price: Free! Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general
‘Towards a Fairer Gig Economy’ is a small collection of articles examining the social and economic problems associated with the ‘gig economy’. The collection’s contributors include cycle couriers, union organisers, academics and researchers.
How to Get Less E-Mail by Claire Collier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general
Are you drowning in e-mail? It’s easier than you think to reduce the amount of e-mail you receive. This simple guide covers all you need to know about opting out of e-mail overload—for good.
Our Digital Rights to the City by Meatspace Press
Price: Free! Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
‘Our Digital Rights to the City’ is a small collection of articles about digital technology, data and the city. It covers a range of topics relating to the political and economic power of technologies that are now almost inescapable within the urban environment. Edited by: Joe Shaw and Mark Graham.
The Artificial Intelligence Conspiracy: How the World's Elites Plan to Replace Everybody Else with Intelligent Machines by Arthur Shakarian
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general, Essay » Technology
Once machines are able to do all of our jobs, why would their owners bother to keep the rest of humanity around? This book reveals the chilling end point of today's rapid developments, and features a timely call to action for those of us who refuse to be discarded.
If the Cloud Is a Game Changer, Who's Playing? by K. C. Flynn
Series: The Cloud Computing Guide for Non-Techies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Information technology, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general
Part 2 of The Cloud Computing Guide for Non-Techies The cloud features new clusters of massive computing capability plugged into a gargantuan energy grid and linked together by the astonishingly stretchy Internet. This ebook presents a short tale to bring readers up to date on the cloud computing phenomenon, an irresistible mix of tech innovation and marketplace maneuvering.
Privacy Online: The Practical Privacy Guide For Anyone by Roger Fassinou
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general
The question of security of information, privacy and confidentiality seems to be more than a personal interest. It has become a big concern for parents, administrations, institutions, corporations (public or private), agencies, etc. In a multi-user environment, we use what known as encryption to secure the communication over (probably an insecure) channel. The question: is that enough?
Dumbphones and the Idiots Who Use Them by E. Philip Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Information technology
The cell phone revolutionized the way we connect and conduct business, changing the very manner in which we live. But at what cost? Read the book to determine if you or a loved one is affected by the epidemic and laugh along with others who are suffering the consequences of cellular dependency. Dumbphones and the Idiots Who Use Them is a humorous, yet honest, look at the phenomenon of the mobile
Bitcoin for Idiots by Arthur Crandon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Finance
This book will give you a thorough understanding of the basics of the new cyber currency, without a lot of jargon.I used to be an idiot that didn’t know about Bitcoin. Now. I am an idiot that Does know about it! Bitcoin changes everyday. If you want to understand it - this book will give you the latest, up to date information, plus loads of helpful links.
Kommunikation mit Außerirdischen - Gedanken zum Kulturwechsel - by Torsten Ambs
Price: $3.92 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: German. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general
Es gibt Menschen, die halten das Smartphone für ein Telefon, andere halten es für einen Mini-Computer und nur wenige haben verstanden, dass wir keine neue Technologie vor uns haben, sondern einen Kulturwechsel. Kommunikation hat sich verändert, die Wertewelt wurde neu definiert und niemand hat es gemerkt.
Beneficios rápidos de las redes sociales by Miquel J Pavón Besalú
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: Spanish. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general
En este libro se desgranan los principales conceptos y conocimientos para movernos con éxito en las redes sociales. Se hace una descripción detallada de las diferentes redes sociales con más éxito del momento. Y, para acabar, se hacen unas pinceladas con ejemplos interesantes y novedosos que explican la conexión de un determinado perfil en una red social con el comercio electrónico.
Digital Footprints by Alex Mather
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by White & MacLean Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Web / user generated content
Remember those photographs you took doing something you’d rather forget with someone you can’t remember in a location you can’t recall? You discarded the originals, of course. And what about that exchange of e-mails that got out of hand and which you now deeply regret. You deleted them of course, so it’s all in the past. Or is it?
Internet Addiction by Letizia Maria Parsi
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: Italian. Published: January 13, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general
Esiste una vera e propria psicopatologia denominata Internet Addiction Disorder (I.A.D.), dovuta all’abuso di Internet che si esprime con gli stessi sintomi che si ravvisano nei tossicodipendenti. Questo è propriamente ciò che è stato definito il “lato oscuro” di Internet. Si corre il rischio di restare intrappolati nella rete all'interno di un mondo virtuale che allontana sempre più dalla vita.