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            Social & Legal Aspects of Computing

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            Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

            Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lewis, Peter

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            Sydney in the 1970s and 1980s was a world of limited choice, one where we all watched the same television programs and the household phone was at the heart of all networks people belonged to: family, school, church and the neighbourhood. The arrival of the internet promised a uto...pian, creative and democratic future that would break down traditional institutions and replace them with exciting collaborative networks. So how did we end up here? In Webtopia, Peter Lewis draws from his own pre- and post-tech experience and conversations with entrepreneurs, politicians, pastors, parents, teachers and journalists to show us that technology is not the problem. We are. If we fix our relationship with technology, it will be easier to fix our relationships with each other in a fragmenting world. Riveting, engaging and wise, Webtopia traces our digital journey to this point and, fearlessly, marks out the best route from here.
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            ISBN 9781742236353
            Published AU 1 Jun 2019
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
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            Organize Your Digital Life: How to Store Your Photographs, Music, Videos, and Personal Documents in a Digital World
              

            Organize Your Digital Life: How to Store Your Photographs, Music, Videos, and Personal Documents in a Digital World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Baldridge, Aimee

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            Offers instructions on how to streamline and organise your life so you can find what you need instantly, safeguard your personal history, and create lasting memories that your family will treasure.

            ISBN 9781426203343
            Released AU 15 Dec 2008
            Publisher National Geographic Books
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Graph Databases 2e

            Graph Databases 2e (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Webber, Jim; Robinson, Ian; Elfrem, Emil

            • RRP: $80.00
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            Discover how graph databases can help you manage and query highly connected data. With this practical book, you'll learn how to design and implement a graph database that brings the power of graphs to bear on a broad range of problem domains. Whether you want to speed up your res...ponse to user queries or build a database that can adapt as your business evolves, this book shows you how to apply the schema-free graph model to real-world problems.This second edition includes new code samples and diagrams, using the latest Neo4j syntax, as well as information on new functionality. Learn how different organizations are using graph databases to outperform their competitors. With this book's data modeling, query, and code examples, you'll quickly be able to implement your own solution.Model data with the Cypher query language and property graph modelLearn best practices and common pitfalls when modeling with graphsPlan and implement a graph database solution in test-driven fashionExplore real-world examples to learn how and why organizations use a graph databaseUnderstand common patterns and components of graph database architectureUse analytical techniques and algorithms to mine graph database information
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            ISBN 9781491930892
            Released AU 3 Jul 2015
            Publisher O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
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            Managing and Directing Successful Projects with Prince2
             

            Managing and Directing Successful Projects with Prince2 (Paperback)

            By Britain: Cabinet Office, Great

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            Book Pack consisting of Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 (ISBN 9780113310593) and Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 (ISBN 9780113310609). Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 has been designed to be a role specific handbook for senior managers and project ...board members, which describes how to oversee projects being managed using PRINCE2. The guide sets PRINCE2 in the wider context of project management (but still non-specific for industry sector) and describes or cross-references techniques which support the PRINCE2 method. Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 is an invaluable resource for practitioners responsible for delivering projects because it provides clear, step-by-step guidance on implementing PRINCE2 to ensure effective project management and measurable benefits for organizations
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            ISBN 9780113314270
            Released AU 25 Jun 2013
            Publisher TSO
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            Uncanny Valley: A Memoir

            Uncanny Valley: A Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wiener, Anna

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            The prescient, page-turning account of a journey into Silicon Valley: a defining memoir for our digital age.

            ISBN 9780008317881
            Released AU 20 Jan 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Facebook: The Inside Story
             

            Facebook: The Inside Story (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Levy, Steven

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            • Pub Date
              3 Mar 20

            In his sophomore year of college, Mark Zuckerberg created a simple website to serve as a campus social network. But the site caught on like wildfire, and soon students nationwide were on Facebook. Today, Facebook is nearly unrecognizable from Zuckerberg's first, modest iteration.... It has grown into a tech giant, the largest social media platform and one of the most gargantuan companies in the world with over 2.23 billion global users. Love it or hate it, there is no denying the power and omnipresence of Facebook in daily life. And in light of growing scandals surrounding election-influencing 'fake news' accounts, the mining of its users' personal data, and growing discontent with the actions of its founder and CEO, never has the company been more central to the international conversation.
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            ISBN 9780241297940
            Released AU 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Lurking: How a Person Became a User
             

            Lurking: How a Person Became a User (Hardback)

            By McNeil, Joanne

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              25 Feb 20

            A concise but wide-ranging personal history of the internet from-for the first time-the point of view of the user --

            ISBN 9780374194338
            Released AU 25 Feb 2020
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Brain Wash: Detox Your Mind for Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships and Lasting Happiness

            Brain Wash: Detox Your Mind for Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships and Lasting Happiness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Perlmutter, David

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            The Happy Brain reveals the dangers of consumption culture to our mental and cognitive health, and offers diet and lifestyle interventions to heal the brain.

            ISBN 9781529315561
            Released AU 14 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Shorter: How Working Less Will Revolutionise the Way your Company Gets Things Done
             

            Shorter: How Working Less Will Revolutionise the Way your Company Gets Things Done (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pang, Alex Soojung-Kim

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              17 Mar 20

            Forget the old concept of the 9-5. Companies around the world are redesigning the work week to increase efficiency, health and happiness in their workers. A growing number of businesses are shortening their working week to address problems with low productivity, poor mental healt...h and unequal working opportunities. Workers are still paid the same salary for a four-day week and the results are revolutionary. In Shorter, best-selling author Alex Pang studies these trailblazers where managers are reporting their teams to be: - More creative in their problem solving - Happier and with lower stress and anxiety and cases of burnout - More productive Pang will reveal step-by-step how they have gone about making these changes, the challenges and solutions and, most importantly, how you can do the same.
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            ISBN 9780241406786
            Released AU 17 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Taking on Gravity: A Guide to Inventing the Impossible from the Man Who Learned to Fly
             

            Taking on Gravity: A Guide to Inventing the Impossible from the Man Who Learned to Fly (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Browning, Richard

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              19 May 20

            Two years ago, former city trader and Royal Marines reservist Richard Browning began inventing the world's first `Iron Man-like' jet suit, the Daedalus mk1. Capturing imaginations around the world, Browning has won fans including Tom Cruise, Richard Branson and James Dyson, and b...ecome a fixture of global events from TED to WIRED Live.
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            ISBN 9781787630901
            Released AU 19 May 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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