Social Physics

Author: Alex Pentland
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143126334
Size: 17.74 MB
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A landmark tour of the new science of "idea flow" outlines revolutionary insights into the mysteries of collective intelligence and social influence, explaining the virtually unlimited data sets of today's digital technologies and the ...

People Analytics

Author: Ben Waber
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 0133158330
Size: 42.59 MB
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In People Analytics, MIT Media Lab innovator Ben Waber shows how sensors and analytics can give you an unprecedented understanding of how your people work and collaborate, and actionable insights for building a more effective, productive, ...

Honest Signals

Author: Alex Pentland
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262261049
Size: 37.69 MB
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How can you know when someone is bluffing? Paying attention? Genuinely interested? The answer, writes Alex Pentland in Honest Signals, is that subtle patterns in how we interact with other people reveal our attitudes toward them.

Cognitive Surplus

Author: Clay Shirky
Publisher: Penguin Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780143119586
Size: 43.40 MB
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Explains how new media technologies are prompting a return from consumerism to collaboration, making predictions about imminent wide-scale creative innovations that will positively transform civilization.

Governance As Leadership

Author: Richard P. Chait
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118045916
Size: 73.76 MB
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Governance as Leadership Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards Governance as Leadership offers trustees and executives a new and practical framework to govern nonprofit organizations more effectively.

Net Smart

Author: Howard Rheingold
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300729
Size: 53.41 MB
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In Net Smart, cyberculture expert Howard Rheingold shows us how to use social media intelligently, humanely, and, above all, mindfully.

This Will Make You Smarter

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062109405
Size: 22.71 MB
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What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of, posed to the world’s most influential thinkers.

The Village Effect

Author: Susan Pinker
Publisher: Vintage Canada
ISBN: 0307359549
Size: 13.63 MB
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But, Pinker writes, we need close social bonds and uninterrupted face-time with our friends and families in order to thrive -- even to survive. Creating our own "village effect" can make us happier. It can also save our lives.