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The numerati

Author: Stephen Baker; Paul Michael Garcia
Publisher: Ashland, Or. : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 21st century, nearly all of our movements are electronically or digitally recorded. By swiping a credit card, surfing the web or watching television, we create mathematical representations of our social movements. Stephen Baker describes these mathematical representations and exposes the manner in which they are used by corporations, politicians, and countless other entities to influence the choices we make,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Baker; Paul Michael Garcia
ISBN: 9781433249297 : 1433249294 : 9781433249303 : 1433249308
OCLC Number: 255642983
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Paul Michael Garcia.
Description: 7 sound discs (8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Worker --
Shopper --
Voter --
Blogger --
Terrorist --
Patient --
Lover.
Responsibility: Stephen Baker.

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In the 21st century, nearly all of our movements are electronically or digitally recorded. By swiping a credit card, surfing the web or watching television, we create mathematical representations of our social movements. Stephen Baker describes these mathematical representations and exposes the manner in which they are used by corporations, politicians, and countless other entities to influence the choices we make, things we buy, media we are exposed to, and even who we vote for.

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