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The blind giant : being human in a digital world

Author: Nick Harkaway
Publisher: London : John Murray, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The digital age. An age of isolation, warped communication, disintegrating community. Where unfiltered and unregulated information pours relentlessly into our lives, destroying what it means to be human. Or an age of marvels. Where there is a world of wonder at our fingertips.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Harkaway
ISBN: 9781848546417 1848546416 9780345803726 0345803728 9781848546448 1848546440
OCLC Number: 774640187
Description: vii, 280 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Nick Harkaway.

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'Harkaway approaches technology not as a proselytiser but simply as a human being. This is the book's great strength: a warm, intelligent, trustworthy sensibility. The language is at times exquisite, Read more...

 
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