Author: Neil Postman
Publisher: Vintage
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Present Shock

Author: Douglas Rushkoff
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In der präsentistischen Moderne sehen wir alles und erkennen doch nichts. Diagnose: Present Shock. Douglas Rushkoff fasst in Worte, was wir alle erleben, aber kaum einordnen können.

Against The Machine

Author: Nicols Fox
Publisher: Island Press
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62. Ibid., 47. Ibid., 54. Postman,Neil,Technology: The Surrender of Culture to
Technology(NewYork: Vintage Books, 1993), 45. Marcus,Steven,Dickens from
Pickwick to Dombey(New York: W. W. Norton, 1965), 332. 36. Ibid., 3333 37.
Postman, Neil, Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, 46. 38. Ibid.,
47. 39. Frank, Waldo, The Rediscovery of Man (New York: George Braziller, 1958
), 161–162. Ibid. 41. Ellul, The Technological Society, 220. Adams, Henry, The
Education of ...

Religion And Society

Author: Gerrie Ter Haar
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It would not be incorrect to argue that the various ideologies of technology
actually interpellate and colonise the inherited discourses of Muslim ethics and
deploy these in an instrumentalist fashion. Ethics in the Grasp of Technology Neil
Postman in his very readable book Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to
Technology tells us that technology is our friend for two reasons.6 First, it makes
life easier, cleaner and longer. Second, due to the intense and inevitable
relationship of ...


Author: Gisela Febel
Publisher: Wallstein Verlag
ISBN: 9783892447627
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Porter, David (Hg.): Internet Culture. London, New York: Routledge 1996. Poster,
Mark: The Mode of Information: Poststructuralism and Social Context. Chicago, IL
: University of Chicago Press 1990. Postman, Neil: Technopoly: The Surrender of
Culture to Technology. New York: Alfred Knopf 1992. Pritsch, Sylvia: Auf der
Suche nach dem third space: Hybride (Geschlechts-)Identitä- ten jenseits von
Fremdem und Eigenem. In: Jour fixe Initiative Berlin (Hg.): Wie wird man fremd?
Münster ...

Computing And Educational Studies

Author: Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr.
Publisher: Routledge
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MITSCASH University of Miami In Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to
Technology, Neil Postman chronicles the evolution of society as a toolusing
culture and the inevitable ascension of technology over society. He points out
that the glut of technologically generated information cannot be harnessed or
organized efficiently. He asserts that the sum total of stored information is
incommensurateasa collective bodyof knowledge for any purpose. Yet,
asasociety we tend tobelieve,at ...

Science And Technology In Contemporary China

Author: Varaprasad S. Dolla
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Neil Postman, one of the most influential critics of technology and science, has
made a strong case for the manner in which culture has been surrendered to
technology, particularly in the last few decades.100 After analysing the
paradigmatic shift the world made from tool-use where in technical improvements
were limited to uses at hand, to technocracy wherein tools played a central role,
to finally technopoly wherein tools themselves have become culture, he
advocates addressing ...

The Next Digital Decade

Author: Berin Szoka
Publisher: TechFreedom
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the Internet, people were already fighting about it—or at least debating what the
rise of the Information Age meant for our culture, society, and economy. Web 1.0
Fight: Postman vs. Negroponte In his 1992 anti-technology manifesto Technopoly
: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, the late social critic Neil Postman
greeted the unfolding Information Age with a combination of skepticism and scorn
.8 Indeed, Postman's book was a near-perfect articulation of the techno-
pessimist's ...