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User Review  - hipdeep - LibraryThing

This is a book which argues passionately for sustained thought, aesthetics, and relationships, in a world which is becoming increasingly "fragmentary" due in part to the philosophical lock-in created ... Read full review

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User Review  - crazybatcow - LibraryThing

I didn't get it. It appears as though the author is attempting to philosophize about technology/internet as if it had a mind of its own or something. I dunno. Technology isn't people. And I don't need ... Read full review

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User Review  - m.gilbert - LibraryThing

Lanier has been around a while, so what he has to say about UNIX and asynchronous time, the shaping of consciousness and "cybernetic totalism", and the early stuff of codes and commands, are pretty ... Read full review

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User Review  - jorgearanda - LibraryThing

I agree with many of Lanier's points, especially regarding the damaging effects of technology that reduces our humanity. But his superficial, frantic ramblings are lamentable---this is a manifesto ... Read full review

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User Review  - steve02476 - LibraryThing

intriguing and provocative, but I thought many of the arguments were not well made. Read full review


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