Recommended reading: Bestsellers in government technology
Here are Amazon.com’s most popular titles in the Government subcategory of the Computers and Internet section's Business and Culture category, as of April 20.
1. “Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns”
By Clayton Christensen, Curtis W. Johnson and Michael B. Horn
A visionary but far-fetched argument for individualized education through infinitely customizable online computer-based instruction.
2. “How to Be Invisible: The Essential Guide to Protecting Your Personal Privacy, Your Assets and Your Life (Revised Edition)”
By J.J. Luna
How to protect yourself from information predators, by a cloak-and-dagger expert.
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3. “Cyberpower and National Security”
Edited by Franklin D. Kramer, Stuart H. Starr and Larry Wentz
Two dozen contributors frame the key questions for addressing cyber issues, balancing civil liberties with national security considerations and developing international partnerships.
4. “The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage”
By Cliff Stoll
One man’s lonely quest to track down the faceless criminals who invaded the university computer lab he stewards.
5. “Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man: Critical Edition”
By Marshall McLuhan, edited by W. Terrence Gordon
Reissue of McLuhan’s seminal work with historic details of the manuscript and its reception since its original publication in 1964.
6. The Kindle edition of “Disrupting Class” (see No. 1 above)
7. “Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World”
By Bruce Schneier
The author of “Secrets and Lies” applies his analytical skills to real-world threats, including terrorists, hijackers and counterfeiters.
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