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Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Melinda - Goodreads

There is much here to recommend to both those who are disquieted by technology and to those who wonder if we aren't losing our moral compass in our embrace of all things that distract and momentarily ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Sean Goh - Goodreads

The resistance fighters against Technopoly are those who: -Pay no attention to a poll unless they know what questions were asked, and why; -Refuse to accept efficiency as the pre-eminent goal of human ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Travis Kurtz - Goodreads

Neil Postman takes the reader into a deeper understanding in how technology impacts culture, especially American culture in the 21st century. We often look at technology as only making something more ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

Postman was, along with his mentor Marshall McLuhan, ahead of his time. This book is still as relevant today as it was in the early 90's; one need simply substitute Madonna references with Katy Perry ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Heidi - Goodreads

A dense book that kept me enthralled with its explorations of the history of human advancement. The conclusion left me feeling a bit empty (I felt a political correctedness with his omission of a true ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Postman provides a thought-provoking analysis of how we have so willingly replaced our values with the allure of technology and the idea of progress. The book was written in 1992, just at the brink of ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Kerith - Goodreads

As usual, Postman made me think, and not just while I was reading the book. I took the thinking with me right out into the world. This book was frightening, distressing, yet at times it made me snort ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Dina - Goodreads

Even though it was published in the early 90's, before technology would really be past the point of no return, Technopoly remains incredibly relevant today. Although our problems are no longer just ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Sandra - Goodreads

Although this book was written in the early 90's it's message is still if not even more appropriate today. Postman follows the history and emergence of technology in our lives. I wouldn't say he's a ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - M - Goodreads

A great read for those that hate technology or at least are suspicious of it. However the conclusions in the last chapter are weak. Technopoly is totalitarian Technocracy. Technology remains powerful ... Read full review


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