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Serial Killers: Jack The Ripper To The Zodiac Killer

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Serial Killers: Jack The Ripper to The Zodiac Killer is an exploration of the dark world of serial murder in the 20th and 21st century. Covering international cult figures from H.H. Holmes to Luis Garavito (La Beastia), examining psychological motivations…
The PlayStation Dreamworld
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|This title releases November 20, 2017

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From mobile phones to consoles, tablets and PCs, we are now a generation of gamers. The PlayStation Dreamworld is – to borrow a phrase from Slavoj Zizek – the pervert's guide to videogames. It argues that we can only understand the world of…
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World

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Jacqueline Novogratz left a career in international banking to spend her life on a quest to understand global poverty and find powerful new ways of tackling it. It all started back home in Virginia, with the blue sweater, a gift that quickly became her prized…
Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements Of Propaganda

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Noam Chomsky’s backpocket classic on wartime propaganda and opinion control begins by asserting two models of democracy—one in which the public actively participates, and one in which the public is manipulated and controlled. According to Chomsky,…
The City of Joy
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|July 15, 1988

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Made into a movie starring Patrick Swayze, this is the inspiring story of an American doctor who experienced a spiritual rebirth in an impoverished section of Calcutta.
Surveillance After Snowden
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|August 17, 2015

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In 2013, Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA and its partners had been engaging in warrantless mass surveillance, using the internet and cellphone data, and driven by fear of terrorism under the sign of ’security’. In this compelling account,…
Wasting Time on the Internet: The Art of Mindless Surfing
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|August 23, 2016

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Using clear, readable prose, conceptual artist and poet Kenneth Goldsmith’s manifesto shows how our time on the internet is not really wasted but is quite productive and creative as he puts the experience in its proper theoretical and philosophical context.…
The Anthrobscene
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|October 30, 2014

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Smartphones, laptops, tablets, and e-readers all at one time held the promise of a more environmentally healthy world not dependent on paper and deforestation. The result of our ubiquitous digital lives is, as we see in The Anthrobscene, actually quite the…
Deep Mapping The Media City
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|March 11, 2015

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Going beyond current scholarship on the “media city” and the “smart city,” Shannon Mattern argues that our global cities have been mediated and intelligent for millennia. Deep Mapping the Media City advocates for urban media…
The Colonized Eye: Rethinking the Grierson Legend: Rethinking the Grierson Legend

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John Grierson was a British documentary pioneer and founder and first director of the National Film Board of Canada. Joyce Nelson explores another side of "the master": his commitment to the expansion of multinationals and his imperialist stance towards Canada's…
Going Viral
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|November 25, 2013

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We live in a world where a tweet can be instantly retweeted and read by millions around the world in minutes, where a video forwarded to friends can destroy a political career in hours, and where an unknown man or woman can become an international celebrity…
Journalism: A Very Short Introduction
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|September 28, 2014

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Journalism entered the twenty-first century caught in a paradox. The world had more journalism, across a wider range of media, than at any time since the birth of the western free press in the eighteenth century. Western journalists had found themselves under a…
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