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Silicon Snake Oil

Author : Cliff Stoll
ISBN : 0330344420
Genre : Computers and civilisation
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This text deals with the myths and realities of the Internet, looking at the darker side of the information superhighway and attempting to reveal its hidden hazards. It examines issues of data transfer, discussion group activity, and business and commercial transactions.

Silicon Snake Oil Second Thoughts On The Information Highway

Author : Clifford Stoll
ISBN : 0330346776
Genre : Computers and civilization
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High Tech Heretic

Author : Clifford Stoll
ISBN : 0385489757
Genre : Computers
File Size : 43. 16 MB
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Argues that students are missing out on learning fundamental skills because of the emphasis on becoming computer literate.

The Cuckoo S Egg

Author : Cliff Stoll
ISBN : 9781416507789
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The first true account of computer espionage tells of a year-long single-handed hunt for a computer thief who sold information from American computer files to Soviet intelligence agents

Resisting The Virtual Life

Author : James Brook
ISBN : UOM:39015031712550
Genre : Social Science
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A variety of contributors gauge the impact of the new video, computer, and networked communications on the ways of life in a restructured world, exposing relations of power and dependence and offering strategies of resistance.

Information Ecologies

Author : Bonnie A. Nardi
ISBN : 0262640422
Genre : Computers
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"An information ecology is a system of people, practices, technologies, and values in a local environment. Like their biological coounterparts, information ecologies are diverse, continually evolving, and complex. Nardi and O'Day encourage the reader to become more aware of the ways people and technology are interrelated. A key to thoughtful action, they say, is to ask more "know-why" questions, before jumping to the more straightforward "know-how" questions. They talk about practical ways to have more "know-why" questions, to dig deeper and reflect more on how we use technology"--

Habits Of The High Tech Heart

Author : Quentin J. Schultze
ISBN : 9781441206862
Genre : Religion
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Habits of the High-Tech Heart addresses the major drawbacks to the network computerization of our society and the growing tendency to substitute technology and innovation for morality and virtue. The solution is not to dismantle our growing technologies but to pay more attention to the "habits of the heart." Schultze calls for a renewal of community and offers readers ways to live by habits of the heart in the information age.

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