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User Review  - yoless - LibraryThing

An excellent, honest and informed look at online trends and the state of computing technology and its effect on our culture today. I recommend it to anyone who works even vaguely closely to IT. Read full review

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User Review  - haig51 - LibraryThing

I like Jaron, I think his ideas are insightful and passionate, but I don't think this book did justice to his nuanced romantic perspective. I wish this book was better structured and, frankly, better ... Read full review

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User Review  - repplinger - LibraryThing

The book You are Not a Gadget contains musings of the author, Jaron Lanier, about how technology has and will continue to affect individuals as well as human society in general. Lanier is a computer ... Read full review

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User Review  - veevoxvoom - LibraryThing

An interesting manifesto about the changing face of the internet and digital culture vis a vis its relation to human beings. I appreciate Lanier’s humanism as I agree that the value of computers lies ... Read full review

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User Review  - applemcg - LibraryThing

requires a reply; i've got considerable notes on this book; i like someone who offers "triangulation" as lanier does; my daughter recommended this to me as sort of a rebuttal to nicholas carr's "big ... Read full review

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User Review  - VisibleGhost - LibraryThing

You Are Not A Gadget is a fantastic manifesto. Jaron states his positions firmly in some cases. In other cases it is obvious he has thought deeply on the issues but hasn't come to a workable ... Read full review


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