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Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
Welcome to the age of behavioral addiction - an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavior. We obsess over our emails, Instagram likes, and Facebook feeds; we binge on TV episodes and YouTube videos; we work longer hours each year; and we spend an average of...
American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers
Sales, Nancy Jo
Award-winning Vanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales crisscrossed the country talking to more than two hundred girls between the ages of thirteen and nineteen about their experiences online and off. They are coming of age online in a hypersexualized culture that has normalized extreme behavior, from p...
InstaStyle: Curate Your Life, Create Stunning Photos, and Elevate Your Instagram Influence
Gain Instagram followers, grow your personal brand, and influence others with your authentic personality, beautiful photography, and stunningly curated grid.Instagram is the place where trends break, tastes are made, and brands are launched. Plus it's packed with insightful analytics and handy bu...
New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World - and How to Make It Work for You
From two influential and visionary thinkers comes a big idea that is changing the way movements catch fire and ideas spread in our highly connected world.For the vast majority of human history, power has been held by the few. "Old power" is closed, inaccessible, and leader-driven. Once gained, it...
Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
You might have trouble imagining life without your social media accounts, but virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier insists that we’re better off without them. In Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now, Lanier, who participates in no social media, offers powerful and perso...
Above the Fold: Understanding the Principles of Successful Web Site Design (Revised Edition)
Miller, Brian D
Above the Fold is a book about the fundamentals of clear graphic communication within the context of Web design. The book has three sections, which follow the cycle of a typical Web project:PLANSection I focuses on the predesign phase of a Web project. From project planning and brief writing to i...
The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom
“The revolution will be Twittered!” declared journalist Andrew Sullivan after protests erupted in Iran. But as journalist and social commentator Evgeny Morozov argues in The Net Delusion, the Internet is a tool that both revolutionaries and authoritarian governments can use. For all of the talk i...
Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
A groundbreaking book by one of the most important thinkers of our time shows how technology is warping our social lives and our inner ones.Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall prey to the illusion of companionship, gathering thousands of Twitter and Facebook fri...
The Social Organism: A Radical Understanding of Social Media to Transform Your Business and Life
Casey, Michael J.
From tech visionaries Oliver Luckett and Michael J. Casey, a groundbreaking, must-read theory of social media--how it works, how it's changing human life, and how we can master it for good and for profit.In barely a decade, social media has positioned itself at the center of twenty-first century ...
The Web Designer's Idea Book (Volume 3)
Featuring more than 650 examples, this third volume of The Web Designer's Idea Book is packed with visual inspiration for creating top-notch web design. Web design expert Patrick McNeil, author of the popular Web Designer's Idea Book series, is back with the latest examples of the best design on ...
RISK! True Stories People Never Thought They'd Dare to Share
Collecting the most celebrated stories from the hit podcast RISK!, along with all-new true tales about explosive secrets and off-the-wall adventures, this book paints a spellbinding portrait of the transformational moments we experience in life but rarely talk about. No topics are off-limits in R...
Web Design - Start Here: A No-Nonsense, Jargon Free Guide to the Fundamentals of Web Design
This friendly, comprehensive guide will teach you everything you need to know to create and maintain stylish, effective websites that please clients, customers, viewers, and you.Start with the basics, gradually working up to advanced tools and methods.Get under the hood of CSS, HTML5, the biggest...
The Golden Rules Of Blogging
Designed for bloggers of all experience levels, The Golden Rules of Blogging takes a hard look at the blogosphere's golden rules and shows you when, why and how to break them. Illustrated with real-live blogger stories and examples, along with expert advice from those who've learned the hard way,...
Web Designer's Idea Book: Inspiration from the Best Web Design Trends, Themes and Styles (Volume 4)
Discover the latest trends in web design!Looking for inspiration for your latest web design project? Expert Patrick McNeil, author of the popular Web Designer's Idea Book series, is back with all new examples of today's best website design. Featuring more than 650 examples of the latest trends, t...
You've heard the stories about the dark side of the internet--hackers, #gamergate, anonymous mobs attacking an unlucky victim, and revenge porn--but they remain just that: stories. Surely these things would never happen to you.Zoe Quinn used to feel the same way. She is a video game developer who...
Build Your First Web App: Learn to Build Web Applications From Scratch
Not a techie? Don’t worry! This friendly and approachable guide shows even complete beginners how to build their first web application. Modern web application design and development can feel overwhelming: How do you design a useful tool that can run on a desktop, tablet, and phone? Which programm...
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Social networking has grown into a staple of modern society, but its continued evolution is becoming increasingly detrimental to our lives. Shifts in communication and privacy are affecting us more than we realize or understand. Terms of Service crystalizes this current moment in technology and c...
Blogging for Creatives
Stand out in the blogosphere! Blogging for Creatives teaches you everything you need to know about how to design and profit from a beautiful blog that people will want to return to again and again. Complete with hundreds of tips, tricks, and motivational stories from artistic bloggers who have st...
The Creative Person's Website Builder
So many creative businesses are run online these days. Whether it is used as an online shop, a marketing tool, or a portfolio, a good website is an essential for artists, photographers, designers, and makers from all creative backgrounds and disciplines. This community of people, in particular, n...
The Web Designer's 101 Most Important Decisions: Professional Secrets for a Winning Website
In The Web Designer's 101 Most Important Decisions, Scott Parker distills his in-depth experience of web publishing into 101 practical insights that readers can draw on with ease. He offers best-practice and insider tips, from the basics--ensuring your web design is easily accessible and quick to...
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