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February 17, 2017

  • Added review of Driverless to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

June 7, 2016

  • Added review of Infomocracy to the Science Fiction section.

May 26, 2016

  • Added review of Quantified to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

January 2, 2016

April 18, 2015

·    Added review of This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

January 3, 2015

November 22, 2014

  • Added review of MOOCs to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

October 15, 2014

·    Added review of Grassroots for Hire to the Politics and National Security section.

August 31, 2014

June 2, 2014

·    Added review of Prisoners, Lovers, & Spies to the Politics and National Security section.

April 17, 2014

·        Added review of Transborder Data Flows and Data Privacy Laws to the Privacy & Individual Rights section.

February 18, 2014

  • Added review of The Humor Code to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

February 3, 2014

January 22, 2014

·    Added review of Head Strong to the Politics and National Security section.

January 5, 2014

November 20, 2013

October 25, 2013

October 1, 2013

·    Added review of The Gamble to the Politics and National Security section.

September 3, 2013

June 18, 2013

April 26, 2013

March 30, 2013

·    Added review of Ethics of Big Data to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

February 17, 2013

January 30, 2013

  • Added review of Automate This to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

December 2, 2012

·   Added review of Addiction by Design to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

November 15, 2012

October 29, 2012

  • Added review of Interop to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

October 17, 2012

  • Added review of Quiet to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

October 3, 2012

September 17, 2012

August 26, 2012

·   Added review of The Data Journalism Handbook to the Politics and National Security section.

July 29, 2012

·   Added review of Significant Objects to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

June 27, 2012

  • Added review of Jacked to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

June 2, 2012

May 22, 2012

April 29, 2012 

·        Added review of Information and the Modern Corporation to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

April 15, 2012

·        Added review of Ready Player One to the Science Fiction section.

April 2, 2012

  • Added review of Babel No More to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

March 21, 2012 

·        Added review of Space Chronicles to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

March 7, 2012

February 22, 2012

February 8, 2012 

·        Added review of Liars and Outliers to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

December 15, 2011 

·        Added review of Intellectual Property Strategy to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

October 23, 2011

·        Added review of Privacy and Big Data to the Privacy & Individual Rights section.

October 6, 2011

·        Added review of Better Than Human to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

September 11, 2009

·        Added review of Complexity: A Guided Tour to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

May 29, 2009

·        Added review of This is Not a Game to the Science Fiction section.

 January 2, 2009

 ·        Added review of Trust Me to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

 September 15, 2008

·        Added review of The Numerati to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

July 13, 2008

 ·        Added review of Microsoft 2.0 to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

 November 28, 2006

  • Added review of The E-Bomb to the International Affairs and National Security section.

September 5, 2006

  • Added review of The Silicon Eye to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

July 17, 2006

April 8, 2006

March 17, 2006

February 19, 2006

  • Added review of Stargazer to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

January 18, 2006

November 24, 2005

August 9, 2005

July 5, 2005

April 10, 2005

March 7, 2005

February 9, 2005

January 9, 2005

December 8, 2004

  • Added review of The European Dream to the International Affairs & National Security section.

September 17, 2004

  • Added review of The Digital Sublime to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.
  • Moved to an irregular update schedule due to increased writing load.

August 1, 2004

  • Added review of Entanglement to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

July 1, 2004

  • Added review of The Bug to the Science Fiction section.

April 26, 2004

  • Added review of Taking Chances to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

April 19, 2004

  • Added review of Raw Spirit to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

March 29, 2004

March 15, 2004

March 8, 2004

March 1, 2004

February 23, 2004

February 9, 2004

  • Added review of Masters of Doom to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

February 2, 2004

  • Added a new page with a daily news item from Randy Cassingham's This Is True newsletter. There are free and premium editions of This is True, but the premium edition only costs $20 a year. I encourage everyone to subscribe...it's hilarious!

February 1, 2004

  • Added review of Online! The Book to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

January 26, 2004

  • Added review of Hacking Matter to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

January 19, 2004

January 12, 2004

  • Added review of Black Ice to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

January 5, 2004

December 15, 2003

December 8, 2003

December 1, 2003

November 24, 2003

November 10, 2003

November 3, 2003

  • Added review of Beyond Fear to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

October 27, 2003

October 20, 2003

  • Added review of High Tech Harvest to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

October 6, 2003

  • Added review of The Soft Cage to the Privacy & Individual Rights section.

September 29, 2003

September 22, 2003

September 15, 2003

  • Added review of Artifacts to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

September 8, 2003

  • Added review of A Network Orange to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

September 1, 2003

August 1, 2003

  • Went on vacation for the month of August. The next review will be up on September 1, 2003.
  • Fixed link below to Natural-Born Cyborgs.

July 28, 2003

  • Added review of Working the Room to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

July 21, 2003

July 7, 2003

June 30, 2003

June 23, 2003

June 16, 2003

June 9, 2003

June 2, 2003

  • Added review of Dark Fiber to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

May 26, 2003

  • Added review of Gonzo Marketing to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

May 19, 2003

May 5, 2003

April 28, 2003

  • Added review of Making Markets to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

April 21, 2003

April 7, 2003

March 31, 2003

March 24, 2003

March 17, 2003

  • Added review of Pause & Effect to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

March 3, 2003

February 24, 2003

February 17, 2003

February 10, 2003

February 3, 2003

January 20, 2003

  • Added review of Wireless Nation to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

January 13, 2003

January 6, 2003

  • Added review of Microchip to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

December 30, 2002

December 16, 2002

  • Added review of Rebel Code to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

December 9, 2002

  • Added review of Ruling the Root to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

December 2, 2002

  • Added review of Smart Mobs to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

November 25, 2002

  • Added review of Robo sapiens to the Ethics, Rhetoric, & Metaphysics section.

November 11, 2002

November 4, 2002

October 28, 2002

October 21, 2002

October 7, 2002

  • Added review of Netocracy to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

September 29, 2002

  • Added review of Secrets and Lies to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

September 22, 2002

September 15, 2002

September 8, 2002

August 25, 2002

  • Added review of Netspionage to the International Affairs & National Security section.

August 18, 2002

  • Added review of Digital Babylon to the Ethics, Rhetoric, & Metaphysics section.

August 11, 2002

August 4, 2002

July 28, 2002

  • Added review of net_condition to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

July 17, 2002

July 9, 2002

July 2, 2002

  • Added review of Inside the XBox to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

June 24, 2002

June 17, 2002

June 10, 2002

  • Added review of Trigger Happy to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

June 2, 2002

May 26, 2002

  • Added review of Information Warfare to the International Affairs & National Security section.

May 19, 2002

  • Added review of Beyond Our Control? to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.
  • Added link to previously published review of Manifold: Time to the Science Fiction section.

May 12, 2002

May 5, 2002

April 29, 2002

April 22, 2002

April 15, 2002

April 8, 2002

April 1, 2002

March 6, 2002

February 14, 2002

February 6, 2002

November 27, 2001

  • Added review of Cyberliteracy to the Ethics, Rhetoric, & Metaphysics section.

November 5, 2001

October 11, 2001

  • Added review of Common Knowledge to the Commerce, Security, & the Law section.

September 7, 2001

  • Added review of Digital Places to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

May 2, 2001

March 28, 2001

  • Added review of Crypto to the Privacy & Individual Rights section.

March 6, 2001

November 30, 2000

  • Added review of The China Threat to the International Affairs and National Security section.

October 6, 2000

August 21, 2000

  • Added review of Cyberselfish to the Net Culture, Art, & Literature section.

August 3, 2000

July 15, 2000

June 23, 2000

June 9, 2000

April 20, 2000

  • Added review of Database Nation to the Privacy & Individual Rights section.

March 29, 2000

March 6, 2000

January 1, 2000

December 18, 1999

August 18, 1998

July 29, 1998

July 22, 1998

  • Added review of Becoming Virtual to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

July 18, 1998

July 14, 1998

  • Added review of Network & Netplay to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

July 10, 1998

July 1, 1998

June 22, 1998

  • Added review of Data Smog to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

June 15, 1998

  • Added review of Blur to the Commerce, Security, and the Law section.

June 7, 1998

May 27, 1998

May 22, 1998

  • Added review of Computer Money to the Commerce, Security, and the Law section.

May 16, 1998

May 15, 1998

May 10, 1998

May 4, 1998

  • Added review of The Soft Edge to the Ethics, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics section.

April 21, 1998

  • Added review of Web Site Stats to the Commerce, Security, and the Law section.

April 14, 1998

  • Added essay on Iain M. Banks' The Player of Games to the Science Fiction and Society section.

April 12, 1998

April 1, 1998

March 26, 1998

March 11, 1998

March 5, 1998

  • Added review of Cyberwars to the Commerce, Security, and the Law section.

February 25, 1998

February 21, 1998

February 15, 1998

  • Opening Day!!!

 

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