Hackers and Computer Philosophy

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Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion

Post date: 16 Mar 2016
Provides a unique and informative perspective from the computing industry's greatest minds. A insightful book that helps you understand computers and their impact on the world in a whole new way.
 
Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion

Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion

Post date: 16 Mar 2016
Provides a unique and informative perspective from the computing industry's greatest minds. A insightful book that helps you understand computers and their impact on the world in a whole new way.

Handbook for Bloggers and Cyber-Dissidents

Post date: 28 May 2007
A handbook from Reporters Without Borders with handy tips and technical advice on how to to remain anonymous and to get around censorship, and how to establish credibility through observing basic ethical and journalistic principles.
Author(s): Reporters Without Borders
Publication date: 01 Sep 2005
Document Type: Book
Tags: Cryptography Hackers and Computer Philosophy Information Security
 
Handbook for Bloggers and Cyber-Dissidents

Handbook for Bloggers and Cyber-Dissidents

Post date: 28 May 2007
A handbook from Reporters Without Borders with handy tips and technical advice on how to to remain anonymous and to get around censorship, and how to establish credibility through observing basic ethical and journalistic principles.
Author(s): Reporters Without Borders
Publication date: 01 Sep 2005
Document Type: Book
Tags: Cryptography Hackers and Computer Philosophy Information Security


ICT4D – Connecting People for a Better World

Post date: 12 Mar 2007
Offers some new and often surprising answers to the questions of wether information and communication technologies are effective instruments to improve lives OR just deepening already existing inequalities and divisions in the world.
Author(s): Daniele Waldburger Gerolf Weigel
Publication date: 31 Dec 2004
Document Type: Book
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy
 
ICT4D – Connecting People for a Better World

ICT4D – Connecting People for a Better World

Post date: 12 Mar 2007
Offers some new and often surprising answers to the questions of wether information and communication technologies are effective instruments to improve lives OR just deepening already existing inequalities and divisions in the world.
Author(s): Daniele Waldburger Gerolf Weigel
Publication date: 31 Dec 2004
Document Type: Book
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy


Invisible Engines

Post date: 04 Oct 2007
Examines the business dynamics and strategies used by firms that recognize the transformative power unleashed by the revolution of software platforms, a revolution that will change both new and old industries.
 
Invisible Engines

Invisible Engines

Post date: 04 Oct 2007
Examines the business dynamics and strategies used by firms that recognize the transformative power unleashed by the revolution of software platforms, a revolution that will change both new and old industries.

Moths to the Flame : The Seductions of Computer Technology

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
Addresses important issues concerning the role of computers on privacy, war, and poverty.
Author(s): Gregory J. E. Rawlins
Publication date: 01 Aug 1996
Document Type: Book
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy
 
Moths to the Flame : The Seductions of Computer Technology

Moths to the Flame : The Seductions of Computer Technology

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
Addresses important issues concerning the role of computers on privacy, war, and poverty.
Author(s): Gregory J. E. Rawlins
Publication date: 01 Aug 1996
Document Type: Book
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy


Open Access

Post date: 27 Oct 2016
A concise introduction to open access, covers what open access is and isn't, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how it has moved from the periphery to the mainstream, and what its future may hold.
Author(s): Peter Suber
Publication date: 01 Jul 2012
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Book
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy Open Data
 
Open Access

Open Access

Post date: 27 Oct 2016
A concise introduction to open access, covers what open access is and isn't, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how it has moved from the periphery to the mainstream, and what its future may hold.
Author(s): Peter Suber
Publication date: 01 Jul 2012
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Book
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy Open Data


Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption

Post date: 15 Nov 2016
This book discusses the social function of privacy, how it underlies a democratic society, and what happens when it is lost. This updated edition covers recent controversies over NSA spying and other government threats to communications privacy.
Author(s): Whitfield Diffie Susan Landau
Publication date: 01 Feb 2010
License: Standard Copyright License
Document Type: Book
Tags: Cryptography Hackers and Computer Philosophy
 
Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption

Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption

Post date: 15 Nov 2016
This book discusses the social function of privacy, how it underlies a democratic society, and what happens when it is lost. This updated edition covers recent controversies over NSA spying and other government threats to communications privacy.
Author(s): Whitfield Diffie Susan Landau
Publication date: 01 Feb 2010
License: Standard Copyright License
Document Type: Book
Tags: Cryptography Hackers and Computer Philosophy


Software and Mind: The Mechanistic Myth and Its Consequences

Post date: 17 Apr 2016
Addressing general readers as well as software practitioners, Software and Mind discusses the fallacies of the mechanistic ideology and the degradation of minds caused by these fallacies.
 
Software and Mind: The Mechanistic Myth and Its Consequences

Software and Mind: The Mechanistic Myth and Its Consequences

Post date: 17 Apr 2016
Addressing general readers as well as software practitioners, Software and Mind discusses the fallacies of the mechanistic ideology and the degradation of minds caused by these fallacies.

Taken Out of Context: American Teen Sociality in Networked Publics

Post date: 24 Mar 2009
This dissertation documents author's 2.5-year ethnographic study of American teens' engagement with social network sites.
Author(s): Danah Michele Boyd
Publication date: 01 Jan 2008
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Thesis
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy
 
Taken Out of Context: American Teen Sociality in Networked Publics

Taken Out of Context: American Teen Sociality in Networked Publics

Post date: 24 Mar 2009
This dissertation documents author's 2.5-year ethnographic study of American teens' engagement with social network sites.
Author(s): Danah Michele Boyd
Publication date: 01 Jan 2008
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Thesis
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy


The Digital Person - Technology and Privacy in the Information Age

Post date: 28 Mar 2008
Aims to rethink longstanding notions of privacy to grapple with the consequences of living in an Information Age.
 
The Digital Person - Technology and Privacy in the Information Age

The Digital Person - Technology and Privacy in the Information Age

Post date: 28 Mar 2008
Aims to rethink longstanding notions of privacy to grapple with the consequences of living in an Information Age.

The Future Does Not Compute, Transcending the Machines in Our Midst

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
Reveals many reasons why we should not just accept the promises of a technological paradise without reflecting on its consequences.
Author(s): Stephen L. Talbott
Publication date: 11 May 1995
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy
 
The Future Does Not Compute, Transcending the Machines in Our Midst

The Future Does Not Compute, Transcending the Machines in Our Midst

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
Reveals many reasons why we should not just accept the promises of a technological paradise without reflecting on its consequences.
Author(s): Stephen L. Talbott
Publication date: 11 May 1995
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy


The Future of Reputation - Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet

Post date: 28 Mar 2008
Shows how the free flow of information on the Internet can make us less free. Takes a journey through the ways in which private lives are being exposed online, and examines the implications.
 
The Future of Reputation - Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet

The Future of Reputation - Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet

Post date: 28 Mar 2008
Shows how the free flow of information on the Internet can make us less free. Takes a journey through the ways in which private lives are being exposed online, and examines the implications.

The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
A classic work highlights the 1990 assault on hackers, on the arrest of suspected illicit hackers and other computer-based law-breakers.
Author(s): Bruce Sterling
Publication date: 01 Nov 1993
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy
 
The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier

The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
A classic work highlights the 1990 assault on hackers, on the arrest of suspected illicit hackers and other computer-based law-breakers.
Author(s): Bruce Sterling
Publication date: 01 Nov 1993
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy


Underground

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
A compelling true story of the rise of the computer underground and the crimes of an elite group of hackers who took on the forces of the establishment.
Author(s): Suelette Dreyfus
Publication date: 06 Jun 1997
Document Type: Book
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy
 
Underground

Underground

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
A compelling true story of the rise of the computer underground and the crimes of an elite group of hackers who took on the forces of the establishment.
Author(s): Suelette Dreyfus
Publication date: 06 Jun 1997
Document Type: Book
Tags: Hackers and Computer Philosophy


We the Media - Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People

Post date: 23 Apr 2005
A story of a modern revolution, that has given us a communications toolkit that allows anyone to become a journalist at little cost and, in theory, with global reach.
 
We the Media - Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People

We the Media - Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People

Post date: 23 Apr 2005
A story of a modern revolution, that has given us a communications toolkit that allows anyone to become a journalist at little cost and, in theory, with global reach.

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