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Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

In terms of a teaching text, this is five stars. I read this as one text under consideration for a freshman reading initiative, and it would be excellent for our students. As it considers digital ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

I think that some of his ideas are sort of interesting and I even agree with some of them. But he is really really arrogant about all of it and that is a huge turn-off. For someone who is trying to ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget

User Review  - Trish - Goodreads

Lanier is something different altogether; he is an original. It took longer than I expected to read this book, but I loved learning that there was someone who was thinking about our human connection ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget

User Review  - Will Byrnes - Goodreads

UPDATED - 1/5/13 - at bottom There are many ideas floating about in the mind of Jaron Lanier, the guy who popularized the term virtual reality, was with Atari in the beginning and has, for decades ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - Justin Bailey - Goodreads

A fascinating book from the mind of a genius. Lanier, who is one of the pioneers of the digital age, makes a public break with the web 2.0 mainstream embodied in the world of wiki, social networking ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget

User Review  - Gordon - Goodreads

This is a slim book that should have been slimmer. In fact, it should probably have been a couple of articles in Wired Magazine instead. I think the Wired readership is pretty much the core target ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget

User Review  - Jesse Toldness - Goodreads

tl;dr: Damn Hippies. Damn Old Computer Hippies Longer Version: This is not a book. This is what it says on the title. A Manifesto. A stream of consciousness outpouring, unfiltered and unedited and ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - Michael Vagnetti - Goodreads

Content overabundance (too much information, with a deficiency of context to help you process it) is mostly silent. It's something to be "solved" with discovery tools, or kind of a personal challenge ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - Ken Baumann - Goodreads

Got me going, "YES, DOWN WITH THE HIVE." Which means: the book did fervently argue that the internet, or at least the current versions of the most inhabited sites, are good at making ourselves reduce ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - Jillian - Goodreads

At the beginning, Lanier had me totally hooked. I was drawn in, and I really wanted to finish the book. But somewhere around the middle, he kind of lost me, and he never really got me back. I don't ... Read full review


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