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Liars and outliers : enabling the trust that society needs to thrive

Author: Bruce Schneier
Publisher: Indianapolis. : Wiley, 2012
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues society requires trust in order to function, describes how society creates and maintains that trust through societal pressures, and discusses what happens when those pressures fail
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Schneier
ISBN: 9781118143308 9781118225561 1118225562 9781118239018 1118239016 9781118263624 1118263626 1118143302
OCLC Number: 802327975
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Overview. The science of trust. A natural history of security. The evolution of cooperation. A social history of trust. Societal dilemmas. A model of trust. Societal pressures. Moral pressures. Reputational pressures. Institutional pressures. Security systems. The real world. Competing interests. Organizations. Corporations. Institutions. Conclusions. How societal pressures fail. Technological advances. The future
Description: xiv, 366 s. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Indhold: The science of trust ; A model of trust ; The real world ; Conclusions
Responsibility: Bruce Schneier

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In today's hyper-connected society, understanding the mechanisms of trust is crucial. Issues of trust are critical to solving problems as diverse as corporate responsibility, global warming, and the  Read more...

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