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The Internet of us : knowing more and understanding less in the age of Big Data / Michael Patrick Lynch.

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  • ISBN: 9780871406613
  • ISBN: 0871406616
  • Physical Description: xviii, 237 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-214) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The new old problems of knowledge. Our digital form of life ; Google-knowing ; Fragmented reasons : is the Internet making us less reasonable? ; Truth, lies, and social media -- How we know now. Who wants to know : privacy and autonomy ; Who does know : crowds, clouds and networks ; Who gets to know : the political economy of knowledge ; Understanding and the digital human ; The Internet of us.
Summary, etc.: "While a wealth of literature has been devoted to life with the Internet, the deep philosophical implications of this seismic shift have not been properly explored ... Demonstrating that knowledge based on reason plays an essential role in society and that there is much more to 'knowing' than just acquiring information, ... philosopher Michael Patrick Lynch [posits that] our digital way of life makes us overvalue some ways of processing information over others, and thus risks distorting what it means to be human"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Knowledge, Theory of.
Information technology.

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