Liars and Outliers by Bruce Schneier audiobook

Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive

By Bruce Schneier
Read by Reese Emery

Recorded Books, Inc. 9781118143308
10.44 Hours 1
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In today's hyper-connected society, understanding the mechanisms of trust is crucial. Issues of trust are critical to solving problems as diverse as corporate responsibility, global warming, and the political system. In this insightful and entertaining audiobook, Schneier weaves together ideas from across the social and biological sciences to explain how society induces trust. He shows the unique role of trust in facilitating and stabilizing human society. He discusses why and how trust has evolved, why it works the way it does, and the ways the information society is changing everything.

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In today's hyper-connected society, understanding the mechanisms of trust is crucial. Issues of trust are critical to solving problems as diverse as corporate responsibility, global warming, and the political system. In this insightful and entertaining audiobook, Schneier weaves together ideas from across the social and biological sciences to explain how society induces trust. He shows the unique role of trust in facilitating and stabilizing human society. He discusses why and how trust has evolved, why it works the way it does, and the ways the information society is changing everything.

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Author Bio: Bruce Schneier

Author Bio: Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a security guru by the Economist. He is the author of twelve books as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. He is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, a program fellow at the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute, a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and an advisory board member of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. He is also the chief technology officer of Resilient Systems, Inc.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Technology & Engineering
Runtime: 10.44
Audience: Adult
Language: English