DT&L Library

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How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we...
Cultural Anthropology, History, Politics & Government Yuval Noah Harari
It’s not just computers—hacking is everywhere. Legendary cybersecurity expert and New York Times best-selling author Bruce Schneier reveals how using a hacker’s mindset can change how you think about your...
Computer hackers, Hacking, History, Security, Technology & Engineering Bruce Schneier
American Privacy
“The history of America is the history of the right to privacy,” writes Frederick S. Lane in this vivid and penetrating exploration of our most hotly debated constitutional right. From...
Civil Liberties, History, Law Frederick S. Lane
Being Watched
The tension between national security and civil rights is nowhere more evident than in the fight over government domestic surveillance. Governments must be able to collect information at some level,...
History, Law, Political Science, Privacy, Surveillance Jeffrey L. Vagle
Broad Band
"This is a radically important, timely work," says Miranda July, filmmaker and author of The First Bad Man. The history of technology you probably know is one of men and...
Biography & Autobiography, History, Science, Technology & Engineering Claire L. Evans
Disunited Nations
In Disunited Nations, geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan presents a series of counterintuitive arguments about the future of a world where trade is coming apart and international institutions are losing their power. Germany...
Globalization, History, International, Politics & Government Peter Zeihan
Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity’s future,...
Culture, History, Science Yuval Noah Harari
Ideas
Peter Watson's hugely ambitious and stimulating history of ideas from deep antiquity to the present day—from the invention of writing, mathematics, science, and philosophy to the rise of such concepts...
Cultural Anthropology, History, Psychology Peter Watson
A thousand years of history and contemporary evidence make one thing clear: progress depends on the choices we make about technology. New ways of organizing production and communication can either...
Economics, History, Political Science, Technology & Engineering Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson
Powers of Two
A revelatory synthesis of cultural history and social psychology that shows how one-to-one collaboration drives creative success Weaving the lives of scores of creative duos—from John Lennon and Paul McCartney to...
ART, Creativity, History, Ideas, Innovation, Psychology Joshua Wolf Shenk
William Strauss and Neil Howe will change the way you see the world—and your place in it. With blazing originality, The Fourth Turning illuminates the past, explains the present, and reimagines the future....
History, Politics & Government, Social Sciences William Strauss, Neil Howe
The Innovative University
The Innovative University illustrates how higher education can respond to the forces of disruptive innovation , and offers a nuanced and hopeful analysis of where the traditional university and its...
Disruption, Education, History, Innovation, Philosophy Clayton M. Christensen, Henry J. Eyring
The Mobile Wave
In the tradition of international bestsellers, Future Shock and Megatrends, Michael J. Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy, brings TheMobile Wave, a ground-breaking analysis of the impact of mobile intelligence -- the...
History, Mobile, Technology & Engineering Michael J. Saylor
The Net Delusion
“The revolution will be Twittered!” declared journalist Andrew Sullivan after protests erupted in Iran in June 2009. Yet for all the talk about the democratizing power of the Internet, regimes...
Computers, History, Law Evgeny Morozov
In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world...
Computers, History, Ideas, Technology & Engineering Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen
The World America Made
What would the world look like if America were to reduce its role as a global leader in order to focus all its energies on solving its problems at home?...
Democracy, History, International, Political Science, Security Robert Kagan
This Could Be Our Future
Western society is trapped by three assumptions: 1) That the point of life is to maximize your self-interest and wealth, 2) That we're individuals trapped in an adversarial world, and...
History, Social Sciences Yancey Strickler
Where Good Ideas Come from
One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from? With Where Good Ideas Come From, Steven Johnson pairs...
Creativity, Disruption, History, Innovation Steven Johnson
World Without Mind
Over the past few decades there has been a revolution in terms of who controls knowledge and information. This rapid change has imperiled the way we think. Without pausing to...
History Franklin Foer