Technopoly

Technopoly

The Surrender of Culture to Technology

Book - 1992
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In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it--with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and truth. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1992.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780394582726
0394582721
Characteristics: xii, 222 pages ;,22 cm.

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JCLMeganB Oct 04, 2013

Postman criticizes modern society's willingness to value technology and technique over basic human judgment. Very astute.

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