Technopoly: the surrender of culture to technology

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Knopf, 1992 - Political Science - 222 pages
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In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it--with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and truth. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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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 It's a few years out of date (published before the advent of Smart Phones) but still applicable!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

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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

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From Tools to Technocracy
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From Technocracy to Technopoly
40
The Improbable World
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