You Are Not A Gadget

Author: Jaron Lanier
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141960884
Size: 68.21 MB
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In You Are Not A Gadget, Jaron Lanier, digital guru, and inventor of Virtual Reality, delivers a searing manifesto in support of the human and reflects on the good and bad developments in design and thought twenty years after the invention ...

You Are Not A Gadget

Author: Jaron Lanier
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141049111
Size: 62.59 MB
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Showing us the way to a future where individuals mean more than machines, this is a searing manifesto against mass mediocrity, a creative call to arms - and an impassioned defence of the human.

Who Owns The Future

Author: Jaron Lanier
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451654979
Size: 64.25 MB
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Evaluates the negative impact of digital network technologies on the economy and particularly the middle class, citing challenges to employment and personal wealth while exploring the potential of a new information economy.

The People S Platform

Author: Astra Taylor
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 0805095454
Size: 33.20 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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And the worst habits of the old media model—the pressure to seek easy celebrity, to be quick and sensational above all—have proliferated on the web, where "aggregating" the work of others is the surest way to attract eyeballs and ad ...

Writers Rights

Author: Nicole S. Cohen
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773599770
Size: 31.56 MB
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Although commentary frequently lauds freelancers as ideal workers for the information age – adaptable, multi-skilled, and entrepreneurial – Nicole Cohen argues that freelance media work is increasingly precarious, marked by declining ...

Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus

Author: Douglas Rushkoff
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698153669
Size: 49.69 MB
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In this groundbreaking book, acclaimed media scholar and author Douglas Rushkoff tells us how to combine the best of human nature with the best of modern technology.

The End Of Absence

Author: Michael John Harris
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698150589
Size: 71.82 MB
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In this eloquent and thought-provoking book, Michael Harris argues that amid all the changes we're experiencing, the most interesting is the end of absence-the loss of lack.

What Technology Wants

Author: Kevin Kelly
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101444460
Size: 38.90 MB
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From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Inevitable— a sweeping vision oftechnology as a living force that can expand our individual potential This provocative book introduces a brand-new view of technology.

A Conservationist Manifesto

Author: Scott Russell Sanders
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253353130
Size: 49.17 MB
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Practical, ecological, and philosophical grounds for a conservation ethic