Posts Tagged ‘Internet & Social Networking’

Zack Kopplin, Matt Kohut

August 21 . 2013

Political activist, writer and organizer, Zack Kopplin talks about science education in public schools. Then, in Compelling People, co-author  Matt Kohut draws on cutting edge social science research to teach us what we need to do to make people BOTH like us AND listen to us.

Jason Q. Ng

August 19 . 2013

Internet regulation in China is rarely either obvious or straightforward and this was the inspiration for China specialist Jason Q. Ng to write Blocked on Weibo, an innovative computer script that would make it possible to deduce just which terms are suppressed on China’s most important social media site, Sina Weibo.

Jeff Stibel

August 1 . 2013

In Breakpoint, brain scientist and entrepreneur Jeff Stibel takes readers to the intersection of the brain, biology, and technology. He shows how exceptional companies are using their understanding of the internet’s brain-like powers to create a competitive advantage by building more effective websites, utilizing cloud computing, engaging social media, monetizing effectively, and leveraging a collective consciousness.

Shahid Buttar, Heidi Boghosian

June 12 . 2013

Information about top-secret government surveillance programs was leaked; is the public owed an explanation from the Feds? Shahid Buttar with Bill of Rights Defense Committee and Heidi Boghosian with National Lawyers Guild give their take.

Evgeny Morozov

April 1 . 2013

Evgeny Morozov argues that we badly need a new, post-Internet way to debate the moral consequences of digital technologies in, To Save Everything, Click Here.

Douglas Rushkoff

March 27 . 2013

Absorbing and thought-provoking, Douglas Rushkoff’s, Present Shock is a wide-ranging, deeply thought meditation on what it means to be human in real time.

David Houle

February 14 . 2013

In Entering the Shift Age, futurist David Houle argues that we are going through a major collapse of legacy thinking, eroding many of the thought structures that have defined the last two hundred years of humanity.

Loren Collins

January 9 . 2013

Loren Collins reveals how rumors are started as well as the types of rhetorical techniques and logical fallacies often found in misleading or outright false claims in Bullspotting.

Theresa Payton

June 28 . 2012

Protecting Your Internet Identity helps you understand the implications of your online persona, how you may be putting yourself at risk. Co-author Theresa Payton tells you how to take charge of this important new aspect of your lives for career and personal success.

Amanda Bennett, Brad Fay

June 13 . 2012

The Cost of Hope is Pulitzer Prize winner Amanda Bennett’s moving, eye-opening, and beautifully written memoir—a love story of two unusual people, deeply devoted, complex marriage  and finally, Bennett’s quest to save her husband’s life. Then Brad Fay tells why real relationships rule in a digital marketplace in The Face-to-Face Book.