The second self: computers and the human spirit

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Simon and Schuster, 1984 - Computers - 362 pages
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Examines the effect of the new "computer culture" on both children and adults and theorizes that computers are responsible for the new wave of mechanical determinism and a revival of mysticism and spirituality

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Review: The Second Self: Computers & the Human Spirit (20th Anniversary)

User Review  - Helen Heath - Goodreads

Interesting study on how we place value and human attributes onto electronic things like computers and Tamagotchi. A bit dated now however, children these days (that I know) of 9-11 do not cry when their Tamagotchi dies, they know it isn't alive. Read full review

Review: The Second Self: Computers & the Human Spirit (20th Anniversary)

User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

I find this quite fascinating, and I'm only on the first few chapters, asking children "Are computers alive?" The answers she gets are very interesting. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
11
PART III
15
PART I
27
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