High Tech Heretic: Reflections of a Computer Contrarian

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Anchor Books, 2000 - Education - 221 pages
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The author of Silicon Snake Oil offers a provocative and controversial critique of the educational applications and benefits of computers and provides a commonsense look at how technology can be best utilized and controlled in the modern world. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

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HIGH TECH HERETIC: Why Computers Don't Belong in the Classroom and Other Reflections by a Computer Contrarian

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A brilliant skeptic assails high-tech boosterism, attacking the trendy assumption that computers will profoundly improve our schools, libraries, and whole society. Stoll (Silicon Snake Oil, 1995) has ... Read full review

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Rarely has a sacred cow been bludgeoned as gleefully as Clifford Stoll hammers educational computing in his smart and funny 1999 book High Tech Heretic. With equal parts unbridled passion and wry wit ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Clifford Stoll, an MSNBC commentator, a lecturer, and a Berkeley astronomer, is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Cuckoo's Egg and Silicon Snake Oil. He lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay area.

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