By Nora S. Stampfl
Algorithmen übernehmen die Herrschaft, schränken die menschliche Willens- und Handlungsfreiheit ein, indem sie Verhalten auf vorbestimmte Bahnen zwingen. "Die berechnete Welt" zeichnet ein Bild der neuen Beschränkungen des digitalen Lebens und erkundet, wie Technik unsere Interaktionen mit der Welt verändert.
Bleibt die Welt unberechenbar oder stellen Algorithmen die Weichen für unser Leben? Wer ist im Verhältnis von Technik und Mensch Diener und wer ist Herr? Welchen Preis bezahlen wir für Dienstfertigkeit und Nutzen der Technik? Und ist dieser Preis immer offenkundig?
Das Buch wirft einen Blick unter die Oberfläche der schönen neuen Technikwelt und beleuchtet neben den vielgepriesenen Vorzügen auch die Schattenseite der digitalen Revolution.
By Douglas Courtney
Dr. Cordray's spouse Rhonda is simply as concerned, curious, and severe in politics. yet she has taken one other highway of motives, committees, nonprofits, and grass roots activism to specific her efforts. jointly Thomas and Rhonda have attempted to higher their group, their kingdom, and their state even if nobody turns out to care.
Frank Watson is without doubt one of the movers and shakers at the back of a centuries outdated left leaning imagine tank. the hot election of an ignorant, unskilled, plutocrat by way of the yankee humans have destroyed years of plans, efforts, and paintings to globalize the rustic and get ready it for management within the new century. to be able to fix and regroup his beginning is seeking any resolution, any desire to revive the respect of the Presidency and the wish for the long run. A reference in an vague tome written via an unknown professor solves a lingering challenge. Franks efforts to bare the identification of the writer unearths a committed guy that has really participated in politics. yet he has regularly misplaced each race he has each run. Have Frank and his starting place came across the guy to revive their fortunes? Can they really get this wasting candidate elected? If he's elected, can he convey the rustic nearer jointly. Can this guy, this unmarried guy, breach the divide, avert a narcissistic, egoistic, guy baby and convey the folk again into their govt? particularly a tall order for a wasting Candidate.
By Mircea Eliade,Philippe Blasen
By Rodnie Jamison
In 1990, Georgia Green’s run for congress received uncontrolled. associates began hating. relatives matters have been used opposed to her. She led electorate to think that she was once fortunately married to her husband Chris, whereas having a mystery affair with the womanizing nation Senator Michael Miller. Blind ambition tainted Georgia’s political opinions as secrets and techniques haunted her desires. She performed a twisted video game of politics.
Vivid and Detailed
The author engulfs you on a roller-coaster experience of deceit, love, and politics. prepare to learn a magnificently written and good researched fictional book.
Politics will get nasty, so~ Georgia Lies
By Marc Fernandez
As the rustic prepares for a go back to a undeniable ethical order, radio crime reporter Diego Martin is attempting to maintain his head above water in anticipation of the anticipated media purge. whilst he makes a decision to seem into the 1st homicide, he does not have the faintest clue that his research will lead a ways past his neighborhood beat and positioned his lifestyles in danger. For what he uncovers exposes the roots of a countrywide scandal: the robbery of infants from the sufferers of the Franco regime, crimesnever prosecutedthat have been orchestrated via now well-connected electorate who will do whatever to prevent exposure.
By Mattie Bradford
Will she carry directly to an empire amidst traitors, dissension and betrayal to maintain the promise of her mentor; Mama Neal, Madame extraordinaire? Will the legacy proceed to flourish below the auspices of Katlin Patrice Johnston or will alterations strength her into a few harsh realities she reveals more durable to house? How lengthy can she struggle this damaging enemy which has crept in unawares to name into query the very origin of her be aware given to a loss of life surrogate mom? this can be her battle…
By Charlotte Grimshaw
By Claude McKay,Jean-Christophe Cloutier,Brent Hayes Edwards
The unforeseen discovery in 2009 of a accomplished manuscript of Claude McKay’s ultimate novel was once celebrated as essentially the most major literary occasions in recent times. development at the already striking legacy of McKay’s existence and paintings, this colourful, dramatic novel facilities at the efforts via Harlem intelligentsia to prepare aid for the liberation of fascist-controlled Ethiopia, a vital yet principally forgotten occasion in American heritage. immediately a penetrating satire of political machinations in Depression-era Harlem and a far-reaching tale of worldwide intrigue and romance, Amiable with huge Teeth plunges into the worries, anxieties, hopes, and goals of African-Americans at a second of drawback for the soul of Harlem—and America.
For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts greater by means of introductions and notes via exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations through award-winning translators.
By Julie Chrystyn,Kenin Spivak
Thousands may perhaps die ahead of someone even is aware an assault has started as tainted medicinal drugs are unleashed in a territfying hooked up at the so much short of aid and there's no therapy. The irony is pharmaceutical massive PharmCorp has a similar plan. With loyalty to nobody, its aim is to guard billions of profit.
If the FBI’s Barry Weiner and his horny new paramour, investigator Francine Pye, can’t cease them, perhaps the mysterious Judas will—if he doesn’t sign up for them first.
By Georg Rejam
Management-Professor Robert Steiner muss ein altes Versprechen einlösen. In Jugendtagen hat er mit seinen beiden besten Freunden Biene und Oskar einen Schwur abgelegt. Alle drei wollten sie einen Roman schreiben, der nichts weniger als die Welt verändert.
Biene und Oskar haben ihr Buch längst geschrieben. Nur Steiner hat das Projekt bisher vor sich hergeschoben. Doch plötzlich taucht die geheimnisvolle Julie auf, die seine gutbürgerliche Existenz ins Wanken bringt. Sie bietet ihm an, gemeinsam mit ihm an dem Roman zu arbeiten. Welche Rolle Biene und Oskar dabei spielen und was once es mit Julies plötzlichem Verschwinden auf sich hat, weiß Steiner aber nicht ...