Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion (2e) : 9780134850016

Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion (2e)

Abelson & Ledeen
 
Edition
 
2
ISBN
 
9780134850016
ISBN 10
 
0134850017
Published
 
03/12/2020
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
336
Format
 
In stock
 
Title type
Book
$39.99
 
 
Title type
 
$24.99
 
 
Description
The digital technology explosion has blown everything to bitsand the blast has provided new challenges and opportunities. This 2nd edition of Blown to Bits delivers the knowledge you need to take greater control of your information environment and thrive in a world thats coming whether you like it or not.

Straight from internationally respected Harvard/MIT experts, this plain-English bestseller has been fully revised for the latest controversies over social media, fake news, big data, cyberthreats, privacy, artificial intelligence and machine learning, self-driving cars, the Internet of Things, and much more.
  • Discover who owns all that data about youand what they can infer from it
  • Learn to challenge algorithmic decisions
  • See how close you can get to sending truly secure messages
  • Decide whether you really want always-on cameras and microphones
  • Explore the realities of Internet free speech
  • Protect yourself against out-of-control technologies (and the powerful organisations that wield them)
Table of contents
  • Chapter 1 Digital Explosion
  • Chapter 2 Naked in the Sunlight
  • Chapter 3 Who Owns Your Privacy?
  • Chapter 4 Gatekeepers
  • Chapter 5 Secret Bits
  • Chapter 6 Balance Toppled
  • Chapter 7 You Cant Say That on the Internet
  • Chapter 8 Bits in the Air
  • Chapter 9 The Next Frontier