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Once a Bitcoin Miner

By (author) Ethan Lou
Categories: Currency / Foreign exchange

Part autobiography and part investigation, the book describes the wackiness, the fraudulence, and the cycle of Bitcoin boom and bust and boom. We begin with scandal and conflict in Canada’s cryptocurrency ...

You and the Internet of Things

By (author) Vicki McLeod
Categories: Enterprise software
Series: Reference Series

From “smart” homes to “smart” cars, from cashless banking to wearable sensors that gather personal health data, new technological innovations are part of the Internet of Things (IoT) and are now ...

Digital Life Skills for Youth

In this digital age, how do you protect kids on the internet? Digital Life Skills for Youth is for parents, guardians, educators, and anyone who wants to be a positive guiding influence on the next generation ...

When Technocultures Collide

When Technocultures Collide provides rich and diverse studies of collision courses between technologically inspired subcultures and the corporate and governmental entities they seek to undermine. The ...

Connecting Canadians

Connecting Canadians examines the role of community informatics, or community-based ICT initiatives, in this process of transition. The Community Research Alliance for Community Innovation and Networking ...

Identify Theft Toolkit

Identity theft is the fastest-growing nonviolent crime in North America today. If you or members of your family become victims, it will take months or years to get your life back. You could lose your ...

User Error

By (author) Ellen Rose
Categories: Human–computer interaction

User Error explodes the myth of computer technology as juggernaut. Multimedia educator Ellen Rose shows that there is no bandwagon, no out-of-control dynamo, no titanic conspiracy to overwhelm us. Instead, ...

God and the Chip

By (author) William A. Stahl
Categories: Sociology
Series: Editions SR

Our ancestors saw the material world as alive, and they often personified nature. Today we claim to be realists. But in reality we are not paying attention to the symbols and myths hidden in technology. ...