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  Minitel: welcome to the Internet
Mailland J., Driscoll K.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2017. 240 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262036-22-1)

What country is the most wired? It is perhaps surprising to discover that, at least in the 1980s, it was France. The French welcomed the Internet by wiring Minitel. Minitel anticipated transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP), onli...

Jan 18 2018
  Advanced persistent training: take your security awareness program to the next level
Schroeder J.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 92 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484228-34-0)

How does one bridge the gap between security training best practices and actual daily compromising actions? How does one break shortcut security bad habits? Are training seminars just something to be endured without having any meaningful impact? I...

Jan 18 2018
  Human dignity: establishing worth and seeking solutions
Sieh E., McGregor J.,  Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 2017. 394 pp. Type: Book (978-1-137560-04-9)

The philosopher Immanuel Kant developed the principle of rights theory that essentially states that each individual human has a unique dignity and worth that must be respected. The current collection of essays discusses human rights and dignity fr...

Jan 17 2018
  There’s a creepy guy on the other end at Google!: Engaging middle school students in a drawing activity to elicit their mental models of Google
Kodama C., St. Jean B., Subramaniam M., Taylor N.  Information Retrieval 20(5): 403-432, 2017. Type: Article

Mental models in youth are deeply explored in this paper that investigates the ways in which students (aged 10-14) mentally visualize the inner workings of the Google search engine. The authors delve into considerable depth about the research done...

Jan 4 2018
  Harmonies of disorder: Norbert Wiener: a mathematician-philosopher of our time
Montagnini L.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 307 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319506-56-2)

Norbert Wiener was one of the great geniuses of the 20th century. Harmonies of disorder is a brilliant biography that carefully details every aspect of Wiener’s background and contributions without using any equations, making it acce...

Jan 3 2018
  Multimodal interaction with W3C standards: toward natural user interfaces to everything
Dahl D.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 422 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319428-14-7)

With computing machinery (for example, the Internet of Things [1] and virtual reality [2]) rapidly penetrating the consumer market, human-computer interaction (HCI) is rapidly becoming an outdated paradigm and human-media interaction or interactio...

Jan 2 2018
  Philosophical explorations of the legacy of Alan Turing: Turing 100
Floyd J., Bokulich A.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 361 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319532-78-3)

Alan Turing has become such a cultural icon (with a major Hollywood biopic ensuring that even your average moviegoer is reasonably conversant with his name) that it is hard to think of a time when this wasn’t the case. And yet less than thre...

Dec 20 2017
  Five Design-Sheets: creative design and sketching for computing and visualisation
Roberts J., Headleand C., Ritsos P.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 333 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319556-26-0)

As a university professor who teaches video game design and interaction design courses, I am always looking for techniques and methodologies that support sketching and prototyping and foster students’ creative thinking. This book instantly c...

Nov 30 2017
  Computational autism
Galitsky B.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 380 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319399-71-3)

Galitsky summarizes research and practice from two decades aimed at describing, defining, implementing, and applying computer systems that model, simulate, elucidate, and rehabilitate autism. While “rehabilitation” is a frequently stat...

Nov 29 2017
  Multimedia forensics and security: foundations, innovations, and applications
Hassanien A., Fouad M., Manaf A., Zamani M., Ahmad R., Kacprzyk J.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 414 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319442-68-6)

Computer forensics is concerned with scientific techniques used in the investigation of crimes committed by means of computers and related paraphernalia. This book was published as part of Springer’s “Intelligent Systems Reference Libr...

Nov 29 2017
 
 
 
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