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Your Face Belongs To Us

New York Times tech reporter Kashmir Hill was sceptical when she got a tip about a mysterious app called Clearview AI that claimed it could, with 99 per cent accuracy, identify anyone based on just one snapshot of their face. The app could supposedly…
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TransMission

The TransMission Initiative is a multiparty, open initiative with the objective of accelerating Mission driven transitions. In all its activities, it operates from the TransMission framework and a strong code of conduct. The TransMission Institute: …

The Dawn of Everything

A dramatically new understanding of human history, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about social evolution—from the development of agriculture and cities to the origins of the state, democracy, and inequality—and revealing new…

Authentication And Access Control

Cybersecurity is a critical concern for individuals and for organizations of all types and sizes. Authentication and access control are the first line of defense to help protect you from being attacked. This book begins with the theoretical…
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Delft Design Guide

In this revised edition (2020) of Delft Design Guide, you will find 11 perspectives on design, 6 models that describe how design works as an activity, 12 approaches that describe part of the design process, and 68 design methods.

Solving Identity Management In Modern Applications

Know how to design and use identity management to protect your application and the data it manages. At a time when security breaches result in increasingly onerous penalties, it is paramount that application developers and owners understand…

Brief Answers to the Big Questions

Is there a God?...How did it all begin?...Can we predict the future?...What is inside a black hole?...Is there other intelligent life in the universe?...Will we survive on Earth?...Is time travel possible?... Wide-ranging, intellectually…

Bullshit Jobs

Do you believe your job is pointless and unnecessary? If so, you might want to read this book!

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mindexpanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse…

The Ancestor’s Tale

The renowned biologist and thinker Richard Dawkins presents his most expansive work in this revised edition that offers a comprehensive look at evolution. Loosely based on the form of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Dawkins's tale takes us modern…

The Soul of an Octopus

In this astonishing book from the author of the bestselling memoir, The Good Good Pig, Sy Montgomery explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus—a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature—and the remarkable connections…
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Capital

"It seems safe to say that Capital in the Twenty-First Century, the magnum opus of the French economist Thomas Piketty, will be the most important economics book of the year--and maybe of the decade." --Paul Krugman, New York Times "The…