Most of us use Google’s “magic answer box” every day, but how much do we really understand about how it works? Find out more about the search engine’s history, culture, and algorithm – plus how these factors influence the information we consume on a nearly constant basis – in the library’s collection.
Check out books about Google, big data, and internet privacy after the jump!
Books about Google
Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg, 2014
Google Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg describe relearning management and business to thrive at Google.
Steven Levy, 2011
The inside story of Google.
Virginia A. Scot, 2011
Planet Google: One company's audacious plan to organize everything we know
Based on interviews with Google CEOs and heads of businesses, this book track's the company's "ambitions and influence" including how it acquired YouTube.
Randall E. Stross, 2009
Siva. Vaidhyanathan, 2011
The ways we have embraced Google, growing resistance to its expansion, and red flags.
Books on Related Topics
- Data for the people: Howto make our post-privacy economy work for you, Andreas S. Weigend, 2017
- The virtual self: How our digital lives are altering the world around us, Nora Young, 2012
- Consent of the networked: The world-wide struggle for Internet freedom, Rebecca MacKinnon, 2013