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Fatal Defect
Fatal Defect
Written by Ivars Peterson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679740278
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Fatal Defect
Chasing Killer Computer Bugs
Written by Ivars Peterson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 30, 1996
Price: $17.00

An airplane crashes, killing eighty-seven passengers. A cancer patient receives a fatal dose of radiation from a machine designed to be foolproof. The ATMs at a New York bank debit customers twice their actual withdrawals, resulting in a loss of millions of dollars. In every case, the culprit was a computer... Read more >
The Godfather of Silicon Valley
The Godfather of Silicon Valley
Written by Gary Rivlin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812991635
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The Godfather of Silicon Valley
Ron Conway and the Fall of the Dot-coms
Written by Gary Rivlin


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2001
Price: $15.00

Gary Rivlin tells the story of Ron Conway, the man who has placed more bets on Internet start-ups than anyone eise in Silicon Valley. Conway is a reader-friendly way into the realm of angel financing, where independently wealthy investors link up with companies just as they are being born. The Godfather... Read more >
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Arguing A.I.
Arguing A.I.
Written by Sam Williams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812991802
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Arguing A.I.
The Battle for Twenty-first-Century Science
Written by Sam Williams


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2002
Price: $15.00

Few scientific topics since the theory of biological evolution have inspired as much controversy as artificial intelligence has. Even now, fifty years after the term first made its appearance in academic journals, many philosophers and more than a few prominent scientists and software programmers dismiss the pursuit of thinking machines as... Read more >
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What in the World Are Your Kids Doing Online?
What in the World Are Your Kids Doing Online?
Written by Barbara Melton, M.Ed., LPC and Susan Shankle, MSW LISW-CP
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767926638
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What in the World Are Your Kids Doing Online?
How to Understand the Electronic World Your Children Live In
Written by Barbara Melton, M.Ed., LPC and Susan Shankle, MSW LISW-CP


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $14.00

Texting. Blogging. IMing. Technology that has become second nature to our children remains uncharted territory for many parents. What in the World Are Your Kids Doing Online? tells you everything you need to know to navigate the parenting issues technology raises, and arms you with the tools you need to protect...

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Understanding Me
Understanding Me
Written by Herbert Marshall Mcluhan, Edited by Stephanie Mcluhan and David Staines, Introduction by Tom Wolfe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771055461
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Understanding Me
Lectures and Interviews
Written by Herbert Marshall Mcluhan
Edited by Stephanie Mcluhan and David Staines
Introduction by Tom Wolfe


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $22.99

Unbuttoned McLuhan! An intimate exploration of Marshall McLuhan’s ideas in his own words

In the last twenty years of his life, Marshall McLuhan published – often in collaboration with others – a series of books that established his reputation as the pre-eminent seer of the modern age. It was McLuhan who made... Read more >
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Get On with It
Get On with It
Written by Richard Laermer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553069341
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Get On with It
The Gay and Lesbian Guide to Getting Online
Written by Richard Laermer


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 19, 1997
Price: $19.00

From an overview of how the Internet works--including a primer on computer communication and explanations of how providers like America Online, CompuServe, Microsoft Network, and the many lesser-known companies operate--to a savvy insider's evaluation of the services available to gay men and lesbians online, Richard Laermer presents a definitive survey of... Read more >
Rapture for the Geeks
Rapture for the Geeks
Written by Richard Dooling
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307449955
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Rapture for the Geeks
When AI Outsmarts IQ
Written by Richard Dooling


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $11.99

Will the Geeks inherit the earth?

If computers become twice as fast and twice as capable every two years, how long is it before they’re as intelligent as humans? More intelligent? And then in two more years, twice as intelligent? How long before you won’t be able to tell if you are... Read more >
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World War 3.0
World War 3.0
Written by Ken Auletta
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375506796
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World War 3.0
Microsoft, the US Government, and the Battle for the New Economy
Written by Ken Auletta


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2001
Price: $14.99

The Internet Revolution, like all great industrial changes, has made the world's elephantine media companies tremble that their competitors-whether small and nimble mice or fellow elephants-will get to new terrain first and seize its commanding heights. In a climate in which fear and insecurity are considered healthy emotions, corporate violence becomes... Read more >
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CodeNotes for VB.NET
CodeNotes for VB.NET
Written by Gregory Brill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679647393
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CodeNotes for VB.NET

Written by Gregory Brill


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2002
Price: $11.99

CodeNotes provides the most succinct, accurate, and speedy way for a developer to ramp up on a new technology or language. Unlike other programming books, CodeNotes drills down to the core aspects of a technology, focusing on the key elements needed in order to understand it quickly and implement it immediately... Read more >
The Geek Gap
The Geek Gap
Written by Bill Pfleging and Minda Zetlin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024156
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The Geek Gap
Why Business And Technology Professionals Don't Understand Each Other And Why They Need Each Other to Survive
Written by Bill Pfleging and Minda Zetlin


Format: Hardcover, 251 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $26.99

Business managers (suits) and technology professionals (geeks) have become warring camps in too many companies. While both groups have no trouble following the lingo of their own specialties, when they have to communicate with each other, neither side fully understands — or wants to understand — the other. And that’s a... Read more >
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