The Surrender of Culture to Technology

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 | Unabridged
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In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, Postman chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it. According to Postman, technology is rapidly gaining sovereignty over social institutions and national life to become self-justifying, self-perpetuating, and omnipresent. He warns that this will have radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, religion, family, education, privacy, intelligence, and truth, as they are redefined to fit the requirements of the technological thought-world.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 40 min.)) : digital
ISBN: 9781470834388


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