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   IoT for sustainable smart cities and society
Rodrigues J., Agarwal P., Khanna K., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2022. 338 pp.  Type: Book (303089553X)

Before reading this review, take two minutes to reflect upon the following questions:...

Feb 28 2023
   AI 2041: ten visions for our future
Lee K., Qiufan C., Currency, New York, NY, 2021. 480 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-593238-29-5)

AI 2041 combines fiction and nonfiction in a satisfyingly long and dense book that attempts to depict artificial intelligence (AI) two decades from now. The first component, by Chen Qiufan (Stanley Chan), consists of ten short stories in a ...

Dec 14 2022
   Religion and the technological future: an introduction to biohacking, artificial intelligence, and transhumanism
Mercer C., Trothen T., Palgrave Macmillan, Switzerland, 2021. 283 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030623-58-6)

When a professor of religion in North Carolina and a professor of ethics in Canada walk into a bar--oops, make that a classroom--what do they talk about? Apparently, they are interested in the power of “biohacking,” defined a...

Dec 16 2021
   Tools and weapons: the promise and the peril of the digital age
Smith B., Browne C., Penguin Press, London, UK, 2019. 368 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-984877-71-0)

Digital technology is both a sword and a plowshare. It is disruptive both in positive and negative ways, often at the same time. This book is a superbly written assembly of stories describing how Microsoft, often in partnership with ot...

Feb 13 2020
  Technology and the intelligence community: challenges and advances for the 21st century
Kosal M., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. 287 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319752-31-0)

If you have no background in the US intelligence community and your interests include the history, ethics, and organizational dynamics of intelligence agencies, you will find this book interesting. Technical intelligence began as a sup...

Feb 19 2019
  The stuff of bits
Dourish P. (ed), MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2017.  Type: Book (9780262036207)

We live in the Information Age, but that does not mean everything is virtual. We use our computers, which are physical entities. These computers are connected to data centers scattered across the globe, and these are physical entities....

Sep 26 2017
  What algorithms want: imagination in the age of computing
Finn E., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2017.  Type: Book (9780262035927)

One aspect of the contemporary world is our large reliance on computation in all aspects of personal life and social interaction. We are likely to decide which movie to watch, which book to buy, or which restaurant to visit for a meal ...

Aug 9 2017
  Smart service portfolios: Do the cities follow standards?
Anthopoulos L., Janssen M., Weerakkody V.  WWW 2016 Companion (Proceedings of the 25th International World Wide Web Conference Companion, Montréal, Québec, Canada, Apr 11-15, 2016) 357-362, 2016.  Type: Proceedings

The roll out of smart city technologies has taken place at such a rate that regulatory standards have largely been unable to meet the pace. Many mobile networks today are therefore operating in a technically unstandardized landscape. T...

Jul 19 2017
  Probing the potential of post-anthropocentric 3D printing
Devendorf L., De Kosnik A., Mattingly K., Ryokai K.  DIS 2016 (Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Jun 4-8, 2016) 170-181, 2016.  Type: Proceedings

In a world where we have come to rely on our computers, printers, and iPhones to do many tasks for us, might there be an expectation that someday these gadgets may end up “thinking” for themselves and performing fun...

May 4 2017
  Online social trust reinforced personalized recommendation
Cheng Y., Liu J., Yu X. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 20(3): 457-467, 2016.  Type: Article

The authors propose an online social trust model that consists of public trust users and private trust users for use in a recommender algorithm. The public trust users are defined as users who have a large number of fans in the social ...

Dec 21 2016
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