Extra Credit Books

Clive Thompson. Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World, Penguin Press, 2019.

Bruce Schneler. Click Here to Kill Everybody. W. W. Norton & Co. 2018.

David E. Sanger. The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age. Crown, 2018.

Adam Becker. What is Real? The Unified Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics. Basic Books, 2018.

Franklin Foer. World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech. Penguin Books, 2017.

Noam Cohen. The Know-it-alls. The New Press, 2017.

Yuval Noah Harari. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow. Harper-Collins, 2017.

Zeynup Tufekci. Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest. Yale UP, 2017. Free online at: https://www.twitterandteargas.org/downloads/twitter-and-tear-gas-by-zeynep-tufekci.pdf

Tom Nichols. Death of Expertise : The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters. Oxford UP, 2017.

Jonathan Taplin. Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy. NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

Edward Lee Lamoureux. Privacy, Surveillance, and The New Media You. Peter Lang Pub., 2016.

Cathy O'Neil. Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy. Crown Publishing, 2016.

Trebor Scholz and Nathan Schneider (eds) Ours to Hack and to Own. OR Books, 2016.

Edward Lee Lamoureux, Steven L. Baron and Claire Stewart. Intellectual Property Law and Interactive Media :Free For a Fee. Peter Lang Pub., 2015.

Robert Sheer, They Know Everything About You. Nation Books, 2015.

Andrew Keen, The Internet is Not the Answer. Atlantic Monthly Press, 2015.

Matthew Crawford, The world beyond your head : on becoming an individual in an age of distraction. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.

Daniel Levitin, The organized mind : thinking straight in the age of information overload, Dutton, 2014.

Terry Flew. New Media, 4th edition. Oxford UP, 2014.

Nicolas Carr, The Glass Cage: Automation and Us, Norton: 2014.

Adam Tanner. What Stays in Vegas: The World of Personal Data—Lifeblood of Big Business—and the End of Privacy as We Know It. PublicAffairs: 2014.

Lev Manovich. Software Takes Command. Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.

Software Takes Command is available free/online: http://issuu.com/bloomsburypublishing/docs/9781623566722_web
or here: https://www.bloomsburycollections.com/book/software-takes-command/

Mark Andrejevic, How Too Much Information Is Changing the Way We Think and Know, Routledge, 2013.

Douglas Rushkoff. Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now. Penguin: 2013.

Robert McChesney. Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy. The New Press, 2013.

Andrew Blum. Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet, HarperCollins, 2012.

Andrew Keen: Digital Vertigo, St. Martins Press, 2012.

Joseph Turow. The Daily You: How the New Advertising Industry is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth. Yale UP, 2012.

Jim Blascovich and Jeremy Bailenson, Infinite Reality: Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds, and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution. HarperCollins, 2011.

Cathy N. Davidson. Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn. Viking, 2011.

Eli Pariser. The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You. Penguin Press, 2011.

Jane McGonigal. Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World. Penguin, 2011.

Nicholas Carr, The Shallows. Knopf, 2010.

Timothy Wu. The Master Switch. Knopf, 2010.

Polar Star Films, Google and the World Brain, 2010 (video, in library, 2 hour reserve)[outline review of this counts as 2]

David Kirkpatrick. The Facebook Effect. Simon & Schuster, 2009.

Ken Auletta. Googled: The End of the World As We Know It. Penguin, 2009/2010.

Nicholas Carr, The Big Switch. Norton, 2008.

Andrew Keen, Cult of the Amateur, Doubleday, 2008.

Bauerlein, Mark. The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30). NY: Penguin Books, 2008.