You are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto
A NATIONAL BESTSELLER
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This is an easy and enjoyable read. It is often thought provoking and raises a lot of interesting points. The author is a luddite in the true sense of the word in that he worries that new technology will damage jobs in music and the arts . He is not unbiased in this area as he is a musician as well as working in computer sciences. In this area he does have some points, but it is also possible that the period where musicians made money from recordings was an unusual time in history (and a side effect of the medium) and we have reverted to the more usual state of affairs (Artists dying of starvation in garrets).
He is probably correct about many of the risks of Web 2.0 life and in particular about the damaging effects of anonymity in the degradation of personality and behaviour. In general his warnings about crowd behaviour may yet prove prescient.