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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In Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, Neil Postman asserts that we in the West have essentially “deified” technology, a state Postman dubs “Technopoly.” The ascension of technology ... Read full review

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User Review  - Darius - Goodreads

The societal institution as a new religion, mobile devices as surveillance tools and the implications of social media sights as bread and circuses are themes that pervade this treatise on technologies ... Read full review

Contents

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

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