Blown to Bits
by Hal Abelson, Ken Ledeen, Harry Lewis
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional 2008
Number of pages: 384
Every day, billions of photos, stories, songs, TV shows, and emails are being scattered around the world as sequences of zeroes and ones: bits. We cannot escape this explosion of digital information, the technology has enabled unprecedented innovation, entertainment, collaboration, and democratic participation. Can you control who sees all that personal information about you? Blown to Bits offers provocative answers to this question and tells intriguing real-life stories.
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