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    Untangling the Web (Paperback)

    Aleks Krotoski

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    The World Wide Web is the most revolutionary innovation of our time. In the last decade, it has utterly transformed our lives. But what real effects is it having on our social world? What does it mean to be a modern family when dinner table conversations take place over smartphones? What happens to privacy when we readily share our personal lives with friends and corporations? Are our Facebook updates and Twitterings inspiring revolution or are they just a symptom of our global narcissism? What counts as celebrity, when everyone can have a following or be a paparazzo? And what happens to relationships when love, sex and hate can be mediated by a computer? Social psychologist Aleks Krotoski has spent a decade untangling the effects of the Web on how we work, live and play. In this groundbreaking book, she uncovers how much humanity has - and hasn't - changed because of our increasingly co-dependent relationship with the computer. In Untangling the Web, she tells the story of how the network became woven in our lives, and what it means to be alive in the age of the Internet.
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    The perfect starter guide for those struggling to get to grips with their Microsoft operating system and its functionality, the Office Handbook from DK is a thorough hardback guide to Office 2007 for Windows Vista. With practical tips and helpful advice on using Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote and Outlook, all indexed smartly for easy navigation, this is great for novices but will equally prove useful for those who are looking to get more from their computer.

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    Digital Photography Made Easy (Paperback)

    Lynne Wright

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    Packed with expert impartial advice that you won't find anywhere else, Digital Photography Made Easy is a thorough guide from the trusted people at Which?. Cutting through the jargon to bring you just the facts that you need to make up your own mind, this useful book establishes what your needs are and suggests the perfect camera. Its usefulness doesn?t stop there though as inside are easy-to-follow tutorials that teach you how to make the most of your new purchase.