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The Googlization of Everything – Book Review

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By Javier de Rivera.

Originally published in The International Journal of Communication, of USC Annenberg.

The basic thesis of this book is that Google assumes roles and projects that, because of their central importance in society, should be carried …

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Networks Withouth a Cause, by Geertz Lovink – Book Review

By Javier de Rivera

Networks Without a Cause. A Critique of Social Media – by Geert Lovink. 2011. Polity Press

Originally published on: Interactions UCLA Journal of Education and Information StudiesDownload PDF

Networks Without a Cause offers …

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Book Review, The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood. By James Gleick

What is information?

This is probably the main question driving the reader throughout the book, which is presented as a comprehensive review of the concept of information, its history, meaning and role in modern society. In 437 pages, James

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Book Review: African Fractals, by Ron Eglash

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African Fractals is an interesting book about ethno-mathematics in Africa. It is about about the presence of advanced mathematical concepts in traditional African cultures, and uses these findings as a way of empowerment for …

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Book Review: The Cybernetic Brain, by Andrew Pickering

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In this critical review I try to point out the flaws of the book and expose the weak arguments of Pickering. The book is awful. It is probably one …

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