Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

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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We all recognize the changing world around us: our phones are computers, our computers are televisions, and our bookshelves are now condensed to a single Kindle reader. Books upon books have been ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Neil Postman, most famous perhaps for his classic Amusing Ourselves to Death, has a gift for taking everyday observations and identifying patterns and creating theories out of them. In Technopoly ... Vollständige Rezension lesen


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

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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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