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User Review  - Disquiet - LibraryThing

This is a characteristic exercise in factoid-packed mega-optimism by the founding editor of Wired Magazine. The man whose final year of tenure as head of the magazine brought us the famous "Dow 36,000 ... Read full review

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User Review  - lisahistory - LibraryThing

Not necessarily convinced in the idea of technology having its own needs or trajectory, I am nevertheless taken by the ideas that people who do see this have few choices. Read full review

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User Review  - Carlie - LibraryThing

Kevin Kelly has something very important to say and some people are not going to like it, some people are not going to understand it, and some people are going to change their lives because of it (or ... Read full review

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User Review  - fpagan - LibraryThing

A lengthy argument that "the technium" ("the 7th kingdom of life") is inevitably evolving towards increased (take a deep breath) efficiency, opportunity, emergence, complexity, diversity ... Read full review

WHAT TECHNOLOGY WANTS

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Wired founding editor Kelly (Asia Grace, 2002, etc.) attempts to balance a clear-eyed overview of the rise of technology and its place with a grand statement about what it all means.The author's ... Read full review

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Jawdropping. Kelly's perspective is vast, comprehensive, incisive. You will not look at the world the same way after reading this book. I highly recommend it.

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So fascinating -- a sweeping, positive, and utterly original argument for the existence of "the technium." Very well done.


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