Search Results: "The StoryWorks Digital"


BOOK REVIEW

RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE by Giles Andreae
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 2, 2011

"With more animal magnetism than techno bells and whistles, this safari succeeds at every turn. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
Animal antics abound in this colorful zoological primer for the preschool set. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2011

"Take control over technology with this energetic, engaging and uplifting read."
Former CBS and CNN technology correspondent recognizes what is lost in a multitasking, digitally obsessed world and outlines suggestions to help people reclaim their lives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 23, 2013

"A thoughtful and well-balanced prognostication of what lies ahead."
Two Google executives examine how emerging technologies will change the future of foreign affairs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DIGITAL HOOD by P.J. Rondinone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 1998

"Depending on which voice is going to emerge in later work, either a harbinger of good things to come or a portent of less."
A first collection by an English/journalism professor (CUNY), himself an ex-gang member raised in the South Bronx, looks at teenagers in the present-day —hood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 14, 2014

"A thorough, convincing and useful exploration for modern educators."
A guide for teachers looking to incorporate digital literacy, multimodal communication and the Common Core State Standards into their work. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 2012

"A useful guide to the evolution and future of computing."
Fascinating insights into the past, present and future of computing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"A fine personal narrative, but readers will likely want more practical parenting tips."
Ratner look at issues regarding advertising and children in this memoir and parenting-advice book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1997

"The tone of disregard notwithstanding, this is, for the most part, a fun read with generally positive implications for the audiovisual arts. (illustrations, not seen)"
This study of the impact of emerging technologies on the arts is instructive and informative, but lapses into elitist ramblings by its end. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 19, 2015

"Readers may not be any less confused about the actual workings of Bitcoin, which remain murky, when finished with this book, but they will certainly know enough to make intelligent choices about whether to buy in or steer clear."
In which all that glitters is not gold—but the usual crowd of crooks and speculators is still part of the package. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2013

"A valuable addition to the literature on the digital age."
A provocative and far-reaching account of how capitalism has shaped the Internet in the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"A genial guide to this brave new world of Napster and Netscape."
An economist describes and assesses for the lay reader the varieties of current e-market models and speculates about the future of e-commerce. Read full book review >