Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology
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.
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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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Brilliant book. The Technopoly Story: Progress without limits, rights without responsibilities, technology without cost. The basic premise, which he doesn't state explicitly, is that contemporary American culture treats technology as being something h Read full review