Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 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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Nutzerbericht  - Warren Benton - Goodreads

Rating 3.75 Wow book started a little slow and repetitive as he was laying the groundwork for his dissertation. To oversimplify the book once something new comes along everything is not the same. Like ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Kressel Housman - Goodreads

Neil Postman makes an argument in this book that will resonate with most religious people and will probably be rejected by everybody else. It's an argument against Technopoly and its brother Scientism ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

From Tools to Technocracy
From Technocracy to Technopoly
The Improbable World
The Broken Defenses
Medical Technology
Computer Technology
Invisible Technologies
Scientism
The Great Symbol Drain
The Loving Resistance Fighter
Notes
Bibliography
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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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