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Digital Barbarism
This is that book that you love to hate! Mark Helprin is such a nasty, mean windbag in his book Digital Barbarism. As a tattooed woman (2 strikes agai ...more
Oct 15, 2009
Aug 10, 2009
Making Is Connecting
Rats, didn't have time to finish this before it was due back at the library. Will have to pick it up again soon to finish. Loved the first half -- Gau ...more
Dec 11, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
The Circle
Interesting, important critique of the dangers of centralized social media. Reminded me of other anti-tech stuff that other novelists have put out ove ...more
Mar 19, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
I think this book is an absolutely essential read for anyone in the information profession. Friedman does a brilliant job explaining the ways that tec ...more
May 28, 2009
Apr 13, 2009
Steve Jobs
This is a mammoth biography, and I think it would've been stronger had Walter Isaacson made some editorial choices to pare it down. But I still loved ...more
May 03, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
YES. The seminal text for web usability. I can't believe this wasn't required reading for my Library Science master's coursework.

"Don't Make Me Think"
Feb 2013
Jan 02, 2013
When Information Came of Age: Technologies of Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution, 1700-1850
Interesting premise that the information age started long before the Turing machine was invented in 1937... yet there is something utterly defensive i ...more
Sep 2009
Aug 10, 2009
The Pattern on the Stone (Science Masters)
I was super excited to dig into this book and FINALLY understand everything there is to know about computers! It promised to be written for morons lik ...more
Oct 08, 2008
Sep 04, 2008
Practical Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Python
There are definitely a few quirks, gaps and mistakes in this first edition, but I'm a first-time computer programmer and found Practical Programming p ...more
Nov 16, 2009
Aug 27, 2009
Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better
Apr 07, 2014
Mar 20, 2014
Doing Social Media So It Matters: A Librarian's Guide
Aug 10, 2012
Feb 01, 2013
So You've Been Publicly Shamed
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Feb 21, 2015
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