By Charles Seife
The bestselling writer of Proofiness and Zero explains easy methods to separate truth from fable within the electronic world
Digital details is a robust software that spreads unbelievably quickly, infects all corners of society, and is all yet most unlikely to control—even whilst that details is absolutely a lie. In digital Unreality, Charles Seife makes use of the skepticism, wit, and sharp facility for research that captivated readers in Proofiness and Zero to take us deep into the web info jungle and reduce a direction in the course of the trickery, fakery, and cyber skullduggery that the web international enables.
Taking on every thing from breaking information assurance and on-line relationship to application buying and selling and that eccentric and unreliable resource that's Wikipedia, Seife fingers his readers with genuine tools—or weapons—for discerning fact from fiction on-line.