BPD Book ListBy Beautiful Public Data
Micah Lee$49.99 $46.49
“Hacks, Leaks and Revelations” is a masterclass in working with leaked datasets. Micah Lee teaches you how to safely investigate these troves of hidden information and teaches you how to use the tools and techniques he has used in his work at The Intercept.
Richard Graham$29.95 $27.85
Richard Graham, a professor of libraries at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln has been collecting government comic books since he was a child. This collection of government comic books is amazing.
David Philipps$18.99 $17.66
Phillips, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times investigated the BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Program's failures.
Kate Crawford$18.00 $16.74
Crawford writes about NIST's mugshot collections in this excellent survey of the raw training data that AI is powered by.
Sarah Esther Lageson$45.94
Lageson writes about data in the criminal justice system and how its harms can stigmatize and follow people their whole lives.
Kashmir Hill$28.99 $26.96
Kash Hill's superb investigation into Clearview AI, a mysterious facial recognition app that broke all of the rules. It also tells a fascinating history of facial recognition that you probably do not know.
Garrett M. Graff$21.00 $19.53
Garrett Graff's fascinating, deeply reported examination of the history of America's plans to protect the government in case of a nuclear attack.
Eric Schlosser$20.00 $18.60
Eric Schlosser's gripping account of accidents and close calls within America's nuclear weapons control system.
Cord A. Scott$30.95 $28.78
Ed Yong$30.00 $27.90
Ed Yong's wonderful look at the world through the many incredible animal senses that will truly amaze you.