You Are Not A Gadget

Author: Jaron Lanier
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141960884
Size: 70.20 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 ...

Who Owns The Future

Author: Jaron Lanier
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451654979
Size: 20.38 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 End Of Absence

Author: Michael John Harris
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698150589
Size: 12.89 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.

The People S Platform

Author: Astra Taylor
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 0805095454
Size: 41.83 MB
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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 ...

A Conservationist Manifesto

Author: Scott Russell Sanders
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253353130
Size: 45.27 MB
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Practical, ecological, and philosophical grounds for a conservation ethic

Writers Rights

Author: Nicole S. Cohen
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773599770
Size: 21.44 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 ...

The Influencing Machine Brooke Gladstone On The Media

Author: Brooke Gladstone
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393077799
Size: 76.42 MB
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The cohost of NPR's On the Media narrates, in cartoon form, two millennia of the influence of the media on the populace, from newspapers in Caesar's Rome to the penny press of the American Revolution to today. 30,000 first printing.

The Internet Is Not The Answer

Author: Andrew Keen
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782393420
Size: 10.83 MB
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Informed by Keen's own research and interviews, as well as the work of other writers, reporters and academics, The Internet is Not the Answer is an urgent investigation into the tech world - from the threat to privacy posed by social media ...

Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus

Author: Douglas Rushkoff
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698153669
Size: 16.44 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.

Liberty For All

Author: Rick Newman
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466879300
Size: 10.56 MB
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Liberty For All pushes past the usual go-nowhere policy prescriptions to probe what ordinary people can do to build their own self-reliance and enhance their odds of success.