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Technopoly : the surrender of culture to technology / Neil Postman.

Postman, Neil (author.). Riggenbach, Jeff (narrator.).
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  • ISBN: 9781624607172 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1624607179 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 40 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Jeff Riggenbach.
Summary, etc.:
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.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Technology > Social aspects.

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