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Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Andrew K. - Goodreads

Postman was a keen observer of various facets of our modern life. Technopoly offers consistently brilliant insights about technology (at the time of his writing, computers). I can barely imagine what ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

Man fashions technology; technology fashions man. Required reading with tremendous explanatory power. An extremely helpful account of how technology surreptitiously shapes the way we think, speak and ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Lisbeth - Goodreads

It has been a long time since I read this, but it has been a conversational touchstone since then. At the outset Postman got me to thinking of the development of language and writing as technology ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Jason Leonard - Goodreads

The best critique of our contemporary culture I have read. Insightful, subversive, lucid. It's a tad extreme but this only serves to make it more engaging. Postman journeys through various histories ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Greg Linster - Goodreads

The late Neil Postman's book, Technopoly, is a sobering assessment of a technologically obsessed American culture. The fact that the book was presciently published in 1992, long before the Internet ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Nathanael - Goodreads

Technopoly tells us that technology has an inherent viewpoint, a 'take' on reality. That's obvious. More unsettling is that Postman argues we adopt the viewpoint of the technology we use. For example ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Rob - Goodreads

This is my favorite Postman book so far. It was thought provoking to the point that it makes me question the use of the 5 star system on this site. I liked the scope of this book more than that of ... Read full review


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