Activism has played an inherent role in the past few years, so it makes sense that this book is one of the most recommended ones for tech rats. “#HashtagActivism” explores the part technology and social media have played in modern activism. It’s an essential read for anyone fighting for justice.
Written by Anna Wiener, “Uncanny Valley” gives a glimpse of life in the technology industry. The book shines a light on some surprising revelations about what goes on behind the scenes and offers an intriguing insight into the world of technology. Be warned, after reading this book; you may finish it feeling more disillusioned by the industry than you may have initially anticipated.
We all know someone obsessed with social media, and Joanne McNeil helps us understand why. “Lurking” explores what it is that we users crave and how apps and websites cater to that. It examines why we have become so reliant on online spaces and how social media has affected us.
No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram
As Instagram dominates the social media circuit, it was inevitable that a book like Sarah Frier’s would be written eventually. If Instagram interests you in any capacity, this book is worth a read. From the photo-focused app’s beginning to its purchase by Facebook, “No Filter” is a rollercoaster of emotions and drama.