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: 63.61 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
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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 People S Platform

Author: Astra Taylor
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 0805095454
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And the worst habits of the old media model—the pressure to seek easy celebrity, to be quick and sensational above all—have proliferated on the web, where "aggregating" the work of others is the surest way to attract eyeballs and ad ...

Ecological Thinking

Author: Lorraine Code
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198036135
Size: 27.62 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.

Present Shock

Author: Douglas Rushkoff
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101608242
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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.

What Technology Wants

Author: Kevin Kelly
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101444460
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From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Inevitable— a sweeping vision oftechnology as a living force that can expand our individual potential This provocative book introduces a brand-new view of technology.