Posts Tagged ‘Internet & Social Networking’

Frank Rose

March 23 . 2012

Wired contributing editor Frank Rose introduces us to the people who are reshaping media for a two-way world, whose ideas are changing how we play, how we chill, and even how we think in The Art of Immersion.

Frederick S. Lane

March 15 . 2012

Now, 2-year-olds use iPads and most high school students have a cell phone, so the need to teach our children cyberethics has never been greater. In Raising Cyberethical Kids, Frederick S. Lane explains how you can reinforce your household values and educate your children on how to avoid the risks of online misbehavior.

Clay Johnson

February 6 . 2012

Author Clay Johnson explains the role information has played throughout history, and why following his prescribed diet is essential for everyone who strives to be smart, productive, and sane in The Information Diet.

Lori Andrews

January 30 . 2012

A leading expert on social networks and privacy Lori Andrews shows, through in-depth research and stories of abuses, as we work and chat and shop and date over the Web how we are opening ourselves up to increasingly intrusive and anonymous surveillance in I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did.

Tim Wu

November 30 . 2011

Tim Wu asks if  the Web–the entire flow of information could  be ruled by a corporate leviathan in possession of “The Master Switch“?

 

Robert Levine

November 16 . 2011

In Free Ride, Robert Levine narrates an epic tale of value destruction that moves from the corridors of Congress, where the law was passed that legalized YouTube, to the dorm room of  the founder of Napster.

David McRaney

November 7 . 2011

You believe you are a rational, logical being who sees the world as it really is, but journalist David McRaney is here to tell you that you’re as deluded as the rest of us in You Are Not So Smart.

Jeff Ryan

August 12 . 2011
Jeff Ryan, a lifelong gamer shares the story of how Nintendo  found success in the American market with Super Mario, the beloved icon who made it possible.

Sid Kirchheimer, Tom Mashberg

July 27 . 2011

Did you ever get an e-mail promising you a fortune if you helped someone transfer money? Sid Kirchheimer who writes Scam Alert and author of Scam-Proof Your Life tells us how he outfoxed the con man. Later journalist and co-author Tom Mashberg  takes us on an exhilarating, one-of-a-kind look at the black market of art theft, and how it compromises some of the greatest treasures the world has ever known in Stealing Rembrandts.

 

Kevin Zeese, Charles Dunn

July 15 . 2011

Kevin Zeese attorney with Protect Our Elections is urging the FBI and SEC to launch criminal and civil investigations into Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in the U.S. in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal in the United Kingdom. Later Dr. Charles Dunn with Regent University talks about the pool of Republican presidential hopefuls and the Marriage Vow pledge.