Technopoly: the surrender of culture to technology

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Knopf, 1992 - Political Science - 222 pages
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In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it--with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and truth. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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User Review  - kittyjay - LibraryThing

We all recognize the changing world around us: our phones are computers, our computers are televisions, and our bookshelves are now condensed to a single Kindle reader. Books upon books have been ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Postman (Conscientious Objections, 1988, etc.) once more cuts across the grain as an important critic of our national culture, this time arguing that America has become the world's first ... Read full review

Contents

From Tools to Technocracy
21
From Technocracy to Technopoly
40
The Improbable World
56
Copyright

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