Book Review: Kevin Kelly, The Inevitable. Understanding the 12 Technological Forces that Shape Our Future Choosing „The Inevitable“ as a title for one’s book makes a clear statement: I am in a posi... »
Book Review: Splinternet. How Geopolitics and Commerce are Fragmenting the World Wide Web (OR Books, editor. 2016) Scott Malcomson’s recent book Splinternet. How Geopolitics and Commerce are Fragm... »
Book Review: The boy who could change the world: the writings of Aaron Swartz (Jed Bickman, editor). The New Press, 2015) There is a mystique surrounding the young hacker that turns society upsid... »
Book Review: What's Yours Is Mine (2016) by Tom Slee Why bother buying and owning a power drill? Over the course of years, the machine will actually be used only a couple of minutes. Why not shar... »
Book review: Geek Heresy, Rescuing social change from the cult of technology by Kentaro Toyama In 2004 computer engineer Kentaro Toyama started up Microsoft Research’s ICT for development program i... »
Book Review: The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information by Frank Pasquale Did someone nudge you in to this website from your previous searches? Who is going to ... »
Book Review: Permissionless Innovation (2014) by Adam Thierer In the early 2010's the digital pirate and porn wars ended. While there is still pirated content out on the internet, and there is plen... »
Book Review: The People’s Platform (2014) by Astra Taylor The debate on the internet and web policy is starting to shift. A decade ago it was framed as a black-and-white issue with radical activist... »
Book Review: No Place To Hide (2014) by Glenn Greenwald, Metropolitan Books Glenn Greenwald, columnist at the Guardian, and US documentary film maker Laura Poitras, were the two journalists chose... »
Book Review: Dragnet Nation (2014) by Julia Angwin Not many years ago, investigative journalists started to approach the topic of data surveillance and privacy intrusion with some sorts of self-e... »