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e-books in Computers & Internet: Business & Culture category

Book cover: Wikipedia Knows NothingWikipedia Knows Nothing
by - ETC Press ,
In this challenge to contemporary concepts of objectivity, four figures of knowledge -- the Wikipedia, scientific experiments, anonymous peer review, and education -- are investigated in order to question the way we understand the world around us.
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Book cover: Transmedia Storytelling: Imagery, Shapes and TechniquesTransmedia Storytelling: Imagery, Shapes and Techniques
by - ETC Press ,
The book describes the use of the imagery and techniques shared by producers, authors and audiences of the entertainment, information and brand communication industries as they create and develop their stories in this new, interactive ecosystem.
(1134 views)
Book cover: The Business of Domain NamesThe Business of Domain Names
by - Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing ,
Domaining is the business of buying, selling, developing and monetizing Internet domain names. Such domain name portfolios often include cleverly chosen domain names, or domains whose registrations had lapsed yet still retain reasonable traffic ...
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Book cover: Data + Design: A Simple Introduction to Preparing and Visualizing InformationData + Design: A Simple Introduction to Preparing and Visualizing Information
by - Infoactive ,
This book explains important data concepts in simple language. It is written for graphic designers, content producers, and less-technical folks who want some extra help knowing where to begin, and what to watch out for when visualizing information.
(2639 views)
Book cover: Creative Commons: a user guideCreative Commons: a user guide
by - aliprandi.org ,
This manual guides creators step by step in the world of Creative Commons licenses, the most famous and popular licenses for free distribution of intellectual products. The author goes into technical details of the tools offered by Creative Commons.
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Book cover: The Information Literacy User's GuideThe Information Literacy User's Guide
by - Open SUNY Textbooks ,
This guide introduces students to critical concepts of information literacy as defined for the information-infused and technology-rich environment in which they find themselves. This book helps students examine their roles as information creators...
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Book cover: Introduction to Managing Digital AssetsIntroduction to Managing Digital Assets
by - Oxford University Press ,
This book reviews the traditions of rights administration and content distribution in various creative sectors, identifying the common functions of these organizations, clarifying aspects of the service provider/rightsholder/user relationship.
(2291 views)
Book cover: Internet Freedom and Political SpaceInternet Freedom and Political Space
by - RAND Corporation ,
This report examines whether and how furthering Internet freedom can empower civil society vis-a-vis public officials, make the government more accountable to its citizens, and integrate citizens into the policymaking process ...
(2592 views)
Book cover: Peers, Pirates, and Persuasion: Rhetoric in the Peer-to-Peer DebatesPeers, Pirates, and Persuasion: Rhetoric in the Peer-to-Peer Debates
by - Parlor Press ,
The book investigates the role of rhetoric in shaping public perceptions about peer-to-peer file-sharing networks. While broadband services allow speedy transfers of media files, Americans face real uncertainty about whether file sharing is legal.
(2540 views)
Book cover: Takers Economy: An Inquiry into Illegal File SharingTakers Economy: An Inquiry into Illegal File Sharing
by - Feedbooks ,
File sharing has become a widespread phenomenon. As much as having the possibility of exchanging information almost instantaneously can represent a blessing, it obviously opens the door to pursuits that enjoy a far less angelic reputation.
(2843 views)
Book cover: Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in PracticeOpen Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice
by - O'Reilly Media ,
In a world where web services can make real-time data accessible to anyone, how can the government leverage the openness to improve its operations? Leading practitioners share their ideas on how to achieve this emerging world of online collaboration.
(4543 views)
Book cover: Internet GovernanceInternet Governance
by - UNDP-APDIP ,
Only through understanding the full range of players in the Internet arena can we fashion reasonable outcomes for Internet governance. This primer represents contributions towards the dialogue that is needed to frame Information Society goals.
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Book cover: MediactiveMediactive
by - Lulu.com ,
We're in an age of information overload, and too much of what we watch, hear and read is mistaken, deceitful or even dangerous. Yet you and I can take control and make media serve us by being active consumers and participants. Here's how.
(6180 views)
Book cover: Economic aspects and business models of Free SoftwareEconomic aspects and business models of Free Software
by - Eureca Media ,
We analyze the software industry from an economic perspective: how it was affected by software licensed under free conditions and what is its potential for the future. On the other hand, we study how to use Free Software in the private sector.
(6983 views)
Book cover: The Promise and Peril of Big DataThe Promise and Peril of Big Data
by - The Aspen Institute ,
The Promise and Peril of Big Data explores the implications of inferential technologies used to analyze massive amounts of data and the ways in which these techniques can positively affect business, medicine, and government.
(7742 views)
Book cover: The Hacker CrackdownThe Hacker Crackdown
by - Bantam ,
The book highlights the 1990 assault on hackers, when law-enforcement officials arrested scores of suspected illicit hackers. These raids became symbolic of the debate between fighting serious computer crime and protecting civil liberties.
(8684 views)
Book cover: Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free SoftwareFree as in Freedom: Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software
by - O'Reilly Media, Inc. ,
The book interweaves biographical snapshots of GNU project founder Richard Stallman with the social and economic history of the free software movement. Starting with how it all began to the continuing quest for free software that exists today.
(7677 views)
Book cover: Selling IBM's Innovative SolutionsSelling IBM's Innovative Solutions
- IBM.Com/Redbooks ,
This book delivers tools to help you sell IBM solutions. It serves as a practical reference for the IBM innovation enabled by on demand and how to sell the IBM innovative technology. You will know how to sell solutions in line with the strategy.
(8991 views)
Book cover: Information LiberationInformation Liberation
by - Freedom Press ,
Power tends to corrupt, and information power is no exception. The book analyses the corruptions of power in crucial current areas in the information society: mass media, intellectual property, surveillance, bureaucracies, defamation and research.
(9076 views)