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Date

Title

Author(s)

Grade

5/26/16 Quantified Nafus (ed.) 92%
1/2/16 The Art of Language Invention Peterson 94%
11/22/14 MOOCs Haber 90%
8/31/14 Cataloging the World Wright 93%
2/18/14 The Humor Code McGraw and Warner 93%
1/5/14 Memes in Digital Culture Shifman 94%
10/25/13 Love in the Time of Algorithms Slater 92%
4/26/13 Moonwalking with Einstein Foer 91%
11/15/12 Computing for Ordinary Mortals St. Amant 95%
10/17/12 Quiet Cain 95%
10/3/12  Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage McWhorter 90%
6/27/12 Jacked Kushner 90%
5/22/12 The Essential Engineer Petroski 89%
4/2/12 Babel No More Erard 87%
3/7/12 Distrust That Particular Flavor Gibson 95%
2/22/12 The Quantum Universe Cox and Forshaw 93%

4/8/06

The Professor, the Banker, and the Suicide King

Craig

90%

2/19/06

Stargazer

Watson

90%

2/9/05

The Tipping Point

Gladwell

60%

4/26/04

Taking Chances

Haigh

90%

4/19/04

Raw Spirit

Banks

88%

3/29/04

Hiding the Elephant

Steinmeyer

90%

2/23/04

Apple Confidential 2.0

Linzmayer

95%

2/9/04

Masters of Doom

Kushner

90%

1/5/04

The Best of The Joy of Tech

Nitrozac and Snaggy

90%

12/15/03

Bringing Down the House

Mezrich

88%

11/24/03

The Ambient Century

Prendergast

90%

10/27/03

Click On Democracy

Davis, Elin, and Reeher

50%

9/15/03

Artifacts

Finch

75%

9/8/03

A Network Orange

Crandall and Levich

85%

9/1/03

Signor Marconi's Magic Box

Weightman

90%

7/7/03

Unlocking the Clubhouse

Margolis and Allan

90%

06/23/03

From Airline Reservations to Sonic the Hedgehog - A History of the Software Industry

Campbell-Kelly

70%

06/16/03

The Mac is Not a Typewriter

Williams

95%

03/31/03

The Bride of Science

Woolley

85%

03/17/03

Pause & Effect

Meadows

87%

1/13/03

What Just Happened

Gleick

93%

12/30/02

The Medium of the Video Game

Wolf

56%

12/2/02

Smart Mobs

Rheingold

92%

10/21/02

Envisioning Cyberspace

Anders

90%

9/15/02

The Internet and Society

Slevin

70%

9/8/02

Small Pieces Loosely Joined

Weinberger

90%

7/28/02

net_condition

Weibel and Druckrey

37%

7/9/02

Free as in Freedom

Williams

90%

6/24/02

The Myth of the Paperless Office

Sellen and Harper

85%

6/17/02

The Digital Divide

Compaine

82%

6/10/02

Trigger Happy

Poole

87%

4/15/02

Macintosh...the Naked Truth

Kelby

90%

4/8/02

The Difference Engine

Swade

83%

3/6/02

Human-Computer Interaction in the New Millennium

Carroll

90%

2/6/02

Metacity/Datatown

MVRDV

90%

11/5/01

The Laws of the Web

Huberman

89%

9/9/01

Digital Places

Horan

86%

8/21/00

Cyberselfish

Borsook

87%

1/1/00

The Metropolis of To-morrow

Ferriss

93%

5/27/98

Growing Up Digital

Tapscott

88%

3/11/98

Hamlet on the Holodeck

Murray

91%

2/15/98

Escape Velocity

Dery

93%

2/15/98

Life on the Screen

Turkle

91%

2/15/98

The Wired Neighborhood

Doheny-Farina

83%

2/15/98

Possible Worlds

Schroeder

92%

2/15/98

City of Bits

Mitchell

75%

2/15/98

New Community Networks: Wired for Change

Schuler

82%

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