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Minutes of the the [sic] Lead Pencil Club : pulling the plug on the electronic revolution

Author: Bill Henderson
Publisher: Wainscott, N.Y. : Pushcart, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Contributors include Russell Baker, Neil Postman, David Gelernter, Wendell Berry, Sven Birkerts, Mark Slouka, Clifford Stoll, Doris Grumbach, Andrei Codrescu and others."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Henderson
ISBN: 0916366847 9780916366841 0916366200 9780916366209
OCLC Number: 34639283
Notes: "Letters, essays, cartoons, and commentary on how and why to live contraption-free in a computer-crazed world."
Description: 235 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: The lead pencil club / [Bill Henderson] --
Pencils / Gail Lawrence --
I'll take the superhighway's sideroads : testimony / by Michele M. Cardella --
The electronic hive : refuse it / Sven Birkerts --
Adding memory / Andrei Codrescu --
Powerless power : how barbarians defeated technology / Sanja Brizić Ilić --
Why I am not going to buy a computer : testimony / by Wendell Berry --
A little cyber grouch / Russell Baker --
You can't live on the Internet / Clifford Stoll --
Invalids in the garbage of memory / Peter Grenquist --
My last class : the Hmong vs. high tech : testimony / by Leonora Holder --
The media-free family : testimony / by Mary Ann Lieser --
Letter perfect : testimony / by Ron Tanner --
Abolishment of childhood? : testimony / by Mary Clagett Smith --
Asia, Asia! / Eva Schawohl --
Young cyber addicts : testimony / by Amy Wu --
When executives should just say no : testimony / by Madeleine Begun Kane --
The myth of computers in the classroom / David Gelernter --
Booklove : testimony / by Jerome Stern --
Why The Pocahontas Times does not have a fax : testimony / by Russell D. Jessee --
User-friendliness : book vs. disk : testimony / by Stephen Manes --
As it is / Dorianne Laux --
Medical emergency : testimony / by Peter H. Gott --
Scribble, scribble, eh, Mr. Toad? / Lance Morrow --
The compulsion to think : testimony / by Alan David Sophrin --
My son saves nanoseconds : testimony / by Arthur Hoppe --
A read-only man in an interactive age : testimony / by George Felton --
The fetish of impermanence / D.T. Max --
Don't fax me in / Carol Ann Messecar --
Cui bono? / Eva T.H. Brann --
Slower was faster : testimony / by Gerald Howard --
Oh, for a yellow tablet : testimony / by Susan Hanson --
From The dead man poems / Marvin Bell --
Faust in the computer age : testimony / by Val Schaffner --
Welcome to cyberbia : an economic primer / M. Kadi --
The information superhighway : mega buys : testimony / by Franklin Saige --
Cybersuicide : quitting the Net : testimony / by J.C. Herz --
Virtual students, digital classroom / Neil Postman --
Rapture and redemption in the virtual world / Mark Slouka --
Afterword / Doris Grumbach.
Other Titles: Minutes of the Lead Pencil Club
Responsibility: edited by Bill Henderson.

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"Contributors include Russell Baker, Neil Postman, David Gelernter, Wendell Berry, Sven Birkerts, Mark Slouka, Clifford Stoll, Doris Grumbach, Andrei Codrescu and others."

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