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Vamosi, Rob
When gadgets betray us : the dark side of our infatuation with new technologies / Robert Vamosi
Alternate Title Dark side of our infatuation with new technologies
New York : Basic Books, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QA76.9.C66 V36 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Pocket computers -- Social aspects
Pocket computers -- Health aspects
Pocket computers -- Security measures
Software failures -- Risk assessment
Computer crimes
Physical Description xviii, 222 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-211) and index
Summary Looks at the important issues that are often overlooked in the race to find the best, fastest, and most cutting-edge technological wonders
Contents A false sense of security -- The dark side of convenience -- Invisible threats -- Electronic bread crumbs -- Me, I'm not -- The myth of fingerprints -- Zeroes and ones

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