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Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

I think this is required reading for residents of this century. The world is changing very quickly; I cannot deny that what with computers and ipads and social networking, my life has changed very ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - Jake Forbes - Goodreads

I've listened to and enjoyed several of Lanier's talks about technology so I thought I'd spend some time with his ideas in a more longform medium. While some chapters were outstanding in their clarity ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget

User Review  - Rick Wilcox - Goodreads

So who is Facebook's customer? You? Yes, someday when you have to pay for access to feed your habit, but you are not the big ticket. Facebook's real customer is the advertiser of the future. Vast data ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget

User Review  - Spencer - Goodreads

As anyone who knows me could tell you, I'm a pretty heavy internet user. I'm on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and reddit. I've kept a smartphone on me since freshman year of college, and I use it ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - John Carter McKnight - Goodreads

Lanier, one of the pioneers of "virtual reality," delivers a thorough critique of the current state of internet culture, particularly the open source movement. His views counter the current orthodoxy ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Jaron Lanier recollects that, a couple of decades ago he remarked to a friend: You know, this is probably the most interesting room in the entire world. And--he was probably right. He was a pioneer ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget

User Review  - Mykle - Goodreads

This book is all jism and dope smoke. Jaron Lanier is really, really bothered by a laundry list of standard arch-conservative nemeses (Marxism! today's kids! filesharing! the breakdown of the social ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

As mentioned by other reviewers, Jaron's argument would have been better suited to an article in Wired. I agree with the author's main argument, however encouraging people to have deeper thoughts when ... Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

An articulate and reasoned critique by a non-luddite. Disagreeable and perhaps wrong. Ignore at your own peril. Read full review

Review: You Are Not a Gadget

User Review  - Shawn - Goodreads

This is a rather difficult book to review since it falls outside my usual purview. A good friend suggested I check it out and so I got a copy from the library and buzzed through it instead of adding ... Read full review


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