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Review: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

User Review  - Andrew Milton - 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  - 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  - 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  - 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  - David - Goodreads

Very good. He definitely makes a compelling case for the ways that technology are destroying culture and making people slaves to the machine. It's a few years out of date (published before the advent of Smart Phones) but still applicable! 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  - 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


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