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  - Abner Rosenweig - Goodreads

Turkle offers some good commentary on the relationship between humanity and computers, and how computing is, in essence, a new category of being that is redefining our humanity. I was disappointed by ... Read full review

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

Contents

INTRODUCTION
11
PART III
15
PART I
27
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