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Shines a light where few others do,
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This review is from: Untangling the Web (Kindle Edition)
Untangling the Web was an easy read but based on extensive academic research. It considers the web from a wide set of perspectives - from web presence after death, to photo tagging, to selling on of user data. Although I felt I knew a reasonable amount about how the web is used, there were many times in reading that the book made me stop short with a new perspective or deeper consideration about an issue. A particular strength of the book was its argument that we tend to gather with like-minded people online so we assume that most others are like us. This books confronts us with evidence of very different users of the web. I would thoroughly recommend the book, to 'novices' with little knowledge about the web to web fans, who may learn more about the dark corners.