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Books of the last decade.

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The last decade as seen through 30+ books* about digital technologies (mainly, the Internet) and its impact on culture, politics and the economy.

  • The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, Erik Brynjolfsson y Andrew McAfee (2014)
  • The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism, Jeremy Rifkin (2014)
  • It's Complicated, The Social Lives of Networked Teens, danah boyd (2014)
  • Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now, Douglas Rushkoff (2013)
  • To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism, Evgeny Morozov (2013)
  • Who Owns The Future, Jaron Lanier (2013)
  • Smarter Thank You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds, Clive Thompson (2013)
  • Makers: The New Industrial Revolution, Chris Anderson (2012)
  • Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think, Peter Diamandis y Steven Kotler (2012)
  • Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule the World, Christopher Steiner (2012)
  • The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, Nicholas Carr (2011)
  • The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom, Evgeny Morozov (2011)
  • Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, Sherry Turkle (2011)
  • The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires, Tim Wu (2010)
  • Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commandments for the Digital Age, Douglas Rushkoff (2010)
  • What Technology Wants, Kevin Kelly (2010)
  • Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age (2010)
  • Wired for Innovation: How Information Technology is Reshaping the Economy, Erik Brynjolfsson y Adam Saunders (2009)
  • Communication Power, Manuel Castells (2009)
  • The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More, Chris Anderson (2008)
  • The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It, Jonathan Zittrain (2008)
  • The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, From Edison to Google, Nicholas Carr (2008)
  • Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing without Organizations, Clay Shirky (2008)
  • Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy, Lawrence Lessig (2008)
  • Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future, Cory Doctorow (2008)
  • The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom, Yochai Benkler (2006)
  • Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing, Adam Greenfield (2006)
  • Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide, Henry Jenkins (2006)
  • Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity, Lawrence Lessig (2004)
  • The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business, Clayton Christensen (2003)
  • Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution, Howard Reihngold (2002)

* I'm probably missing quite a few. The list is composed of non-fiction but not necessarily 'academic' or extremely technical or philosophical books. All of them are in English, and most of them are American authors. Finally, I clearly would need to include more 'critical' or 'left' perspectives.