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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  - 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  - Robert Nasuti - Goodreads

This book was absolutely horrible. Written by an old man who resents the fact that the things he esteemed in his life are no longer as respected as they once were. This book can be summed up with 2 ... Read full review

Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - David - Goodreads

One of the most influential books about technology, narrative, and education that I have read. Very long review forthcoming. 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  - Manuela - Goodreads

There are definitely some interesting questions brought up in this book, eg: * Do we need symbols, and if yes, is the information overflow society really draining most of them from their meaning ... Read full review


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