Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

Random House LLC, 01.06.2011 - 240 Seiten
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In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it--with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and truth.

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Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

Nutzerbericht  - David - Goodreads

Very good. He definitely makes a compelling case for the ways that technology are destroying culture and making people slaves to the machine. It's a few years out of date (published before the advent of Smart Phones) but still applicable! Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

Nutzerbericht  - Travis Kurtz - Goodreads

Neil Postman takes the reader into a deeper understanding in how technology impacts culture, especially American culture in the 21st century. We often look at technology as only making something more ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (2011)

Neil Postman was chairman of the department of communication arts at New York University. He passed away in 2003. Steve Powers is an Emmy Award-winning journalist with more than forty-five years experience in broadcast news.

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