Technopoly

Author: Neil Postman
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 030779735X
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Against The Machine

Author: Nicols Fox
Publisher: Island Press
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62. Ibid., 47. Ibid., 54. Postman,Neil,Technology: The Surrender of Culture to
Technology(NewYork: Vintage Books, 1993), 45. Marcus,Steven,Dickens from
Pickwick to Dombey(New York: W. W. Norton, 1965), 332. 36. Ibid., 3333 37.
Postman, Neil, Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, 46. 38. Ibid.,
47. 39. Frank, Waldo, The Rediscovery of Man (New York: George Braziller, 1958
), 161–162. Ibid. 41. Ellul, The Technological Society, 220. Adams, Henry, The
Education of ...

Religion And Society

Author: Gerrie Ter Haar
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004161236
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It would not be incorrect to argue that the various ideologies of technology
actually interpellate and colonise the inherited discourses of Muslim ethics and
deploy these in an instrumentalist fashion. Ethics in the Grasp of Technology Neil
Postman in his very readable book Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to
Technology tells us that technology is our friend for two reasons.6 First, it makes
life easier, cleaner and longer. Second, due to the intense and inevitable
relationship of ...

Computing And Educational Studies

Author: Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr.
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135487413
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MITSCASH University of Miami In Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to
Technology, Neil Postman chronicles the evolution of society as a toolusing
culture and the inevitable ascension of technology over society. He points out
that the glut of technologically generated information cannot be harnessed or
organized efficiently. He asserts that the sum total of stored information is
incommensurateasa collective bodyof knowledge for any purpose. Yet,
asasociety we tend tobelieve,at ...

The Next Digital Decade

Author: Berin Szoka
Publisher: TechFreedom
ISBN: 0983820600
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the Internet, people were already fighting about it—or at least debating what the
rise of the Information Age meant for our culture, society, and economy. Web 1.0
Fight: Postman vs. Negroponte In his 1992 anti-technology manifesto Technopoly
: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, the late social critic Neil Postman
greeted the unfolding Information Age with a combination of skepticism and scorn
.8 Indeed, Postman's book was a near-perfect articulation of the techno-
pessimist's ...

Communication Studies

Author: Andrew Beck
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136485287
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Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology The primary relationship
between communication and technology has long been present in the work of
technological determinists like Neil Postman. Postman has long argued that
technology shapes cultural (as well as psychological and intellectual) experience
. In his extreme statements this is even more apparent. Early on in his book
Technopoly he argues that 'Tools are not integrated into the culture, they attach
the culture.

Science And Technology In Contemporary China

Author: Varaprasad S. Dolla
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Neil Postman, one of the most influential critics of technology and science, has
made a strong case for the manner in which culture has been surrendered to
technology, particularly in the last few decades.100 After analysing the
paradigmatic shift the world made from tool-use where in technical improvements
were limited to uses at hand, to technocracy wherein tools played a central role,
to finally technopoly wherein tools themselves have become culture, he
advocates addressing ...

Fifty Modern Thinkers On Education

Author: Liora Bresler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134592582
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Hence. the answer to the question. can a culture preserve human values and
create new ones by allowing modern technology the fullest possible authority to
control its destiny. is not a simple one. and the question is still open. But the
challenge is that 'America has not yet begun to think';19 it is still under the
shocking effect of twentieth -century technology. A decade later. Technopoly. The
Surrender of Culture to Technology' can be seen as a delayed answer to this
question.

Narratives Of Technology

Author: J. M. van der Laan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137437065
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As he demonstrates, that technology turns everything it touches into
entertainment. TV has imposed its particular values on everything from politics
and religion to personality and morality, placing emphasis on images and
entertainment while de-emphasizing serious thought and discourse. In 1993, he
coined a new term with the title of his book Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture
to Technology. Like other dissenters, he rejects the notion of neutral technology
—that its “good or harm ...