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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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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In Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, Neil Postman asserts that we in the West have essentially “deified” technology, a state Postman dubs “Technopoly.” The ascension of technology ... 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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