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World without mind : the existential threat of big tech / Franklin Foer.

Foer, Franklin, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 303.483 FOE (Text) 37323005317584 NEW-BKS Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 303.483 Foer (Text) 31208912545003 new non-fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781101981115
  • ISBN: 1101981113
  • Physical Description: 257 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-250) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Section I. The monopolists of mind -- 1. The valley is whole, the world is one -- 2. The Google theory of history -- 3. Mark Zuckerberg's war on free will -- Jeff Bezos disrupts knowledge -- 5. Keepers of the big gate in the sky -- 6. Big Tech's smoke-filled room -- Section II. World without mind -- 7. The virality virus -- 8. Death of the author -- Section III. Take back the mind -- 9. In search of the angel of data -- 10. The organic mind -- 11. The paper rebellion.
Summary, etc.: A blistering and personal polemic against today's monolithic tech companies argues that in spite of the conveniences of their products, today's ambitious corporations are triggering consequences in the form of privacy compromises, intellectual property loss and the negative homogenization of social, political and intellectual arenas.
Subject: Technology > Social aspects.
Information services industry > Social aspects.

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