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  Judgement-proof robots and artificial intelligence: a comparative law and economics approach
Kovač M.,  Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 2020. 184 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030536-43-5)

Artificial intelligence (AI) research is moving incredibly fast and requires regulation. For instance, a recent study reversed a machine learning model that creates nontoxic drugs and made it create toxic drugs [1]. This is called “dual use....

Jun 22 2022
   Automation and autonomy: labour, capital and machines in the artificial intelligence industry
Steinhoff J.,  Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 2021. 221 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030716-88-2)

This book is a Marxist critique of the impact that artificial intelligence (AI), specifically machine learning, will have on labor. It was originally a dissertation, which was modified for release as a book. This is problematic for a reviewer, as ...

Jun 6 2022
   Computer networks: a systems approach (6th ed.)
Peterson L., Davie B.,  Morgan Kaufmann, Cambridge, MA, 2022. 848 pp. Type: Book (978-1-281820-08-2)

The field of computer science and engineering is advancing rapidly, especially in the area of computer networking. As the speed of networks increases, large amounts of data can be transferred at the speed of light. This makes more advanced applica...

Apr 20 2022
  Cause-effect structures: an algebra of nets with examples of applications
Czaja L.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 160 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030204-60-0)

Most systems in the real world--for example, computational, physical, or biological ones--consist of multiple components that on the one hand operate concurrently, but on the other hand may also interact with each other. Since at any ...

Apr 12 2022
  Data clustering: theory, algorithms, and applications (2nd ed.)
Gan G., Ma C., Wu J.,  SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2020. 406 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611976-32-8)

Data clustering is an unsupervised method of grouping data such that objects in the same cluster are similar and objects in different clusters are distinct. Such techniques have a very diverse span of applicability in areas such as artificial inte...

Mar 31 2022
   Cloud computing basics: a non-technical introduction
Lisdorf A.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2021. 208 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484269-20-6)

I was expecting to learn about cloud technologies like Xen/Citrix/VMware virtualization, Kubernetes clusters, and how to use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)/Simple Storage Service (S3) compute/storage services. What I got instead was a set ...

Mar 22 2022
   A new history of modern computing
Haigh T., Ceruzzi P.,  MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2021. 544 pp. Type: Book (978-2-625429-00-8)

When Ceruzzi’s earlier work [1] was first published, in 1998, mobile phones were just phones and not at all “smart,” the Internet was still largely a curiosity, and most of the entrepreneurs and founders of today’s Internet...

Mar 4 2022
   Ludics: play as humanistic inquiry
Rapti V., Gordon E.,  Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, 2021. 495 pp. Type: Book (978-9-811574-34-4)

This book is a collection of 20 essays on the philosophy and sociology of games and play. Lest this sound a little too arcane, I would point out that this is obviously relevant to the design of video games of all kinds. And it can help us understa...

Jan 4 2022
   People, ideas, milestones: a scientometric study of computational thinking
Saqr M., Ng K., Oyelere S., Tedre M.  ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE) 3(21): 1-17, 2021. Type: Article

The fascinating debate over the definition, scope, tools, and environments for advocating computational thinking (CT) promotes interdisciplinary educational collaborations and discoveries among scientists worldwide. But what should innovative advo...

Dec 30 2021
   A brief history of computing (3rd ed.)
O’Regan G.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2021. 384 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030665-98-2)

The first four chapters of A brief history of computing are similar to what is usually described in the history section of an introductory computer science (CS) textbook: everything from ancient civilizations like Egypt to Turing and the ...

Dec 28 2021
 
 
 
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