You Are Not A Gadget

Author: Jaron Lanier
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141960884
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In You Are Not A Gadget, Jaron Lanier, digital guru, and inventor of Virtual Reality, delivers a searing manifesto in support of the human and reflects on the good and bad developments in design and thought twenty years after the invention ...

You Are Not A Gadget

Author: Jaron Lanier
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141049111
Size: 15.58 MB
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Showing us the way to a future where individuals mean more than machines, this is a searing manifesto against mass mediocrity, a creative call to arms - and an impassioned defence of the human.

Who Owns The Future

Author: Jaron Lanier
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451654979
Size: 71.18 MB
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Evaluates the negative impact of digital network technologies on the economy and particularly the middle class, citing challenges to employment and personal wealth while exploring the potential of a new information economy.

The Information Diet

Author: Clay A. Johnson
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491933372
Size: 48.72 MB
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"The modern human animal spends upwards of 11 hours out of every 24 in a state of constant consumption.

Ecological Thinking

Author: Lorraine Code
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198036135
Size: 73.77 MB
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With human subjects as their "objects" of knowledge, they invoke the responsibility requirements central to Code's larger project. This book discusses a wide range of literature in philosophy, social science, and ethico-political thought.

The Influencing Machine Brooke Gladstone On The Media

Author: Brooke Gladstone
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393077799
Size: 12.71 MB
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The cohost of NPR's On the Media narrates, in cartoon form, two millennia of the influence of the media on the populace, from newspapers in Caesar's Rome to the penny press of the American Revolution to today. 30,000 first printing.

To Save Everything Click Here

Author: Evgeny Morozov
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 161039139X
Size: 57.98 MB
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Technology, Evgeny Morozov proposes, can be a force for improvement—but only if we keep solutionism in check and learn to appreciate the imperfections of liberal democracy. Some of those imperfections are not accidental but by design.

Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus

Author: Douglas Rushkoff
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698153669
Size: 60.78 MB
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In this groundbreaking book, acclaimed media scholar and author Douglas Rushkoff tells us how to combine the best of human nature with the best of modern technology.

Present Shock

Author: Douglas Rushkoff
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101608242
Size: 75.77 MB
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Yet this "now" is an elusive goal that we can never quite reach. And the dissonance between our digital selves and our analog bodies has thrown us into a new state of anxiety: present shock.