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High tech, high touch : technology and our search for meaning

Author: John Naisbitt; Nana Naisbitt; Douglas Philips
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Naisbitt argues that American culture is in a, "confusing and distracted state where we both fear and worship technology, where we see technologies as toys and quick-fixes, and where we become obsessed with what is "real" and what is "fake"--Violent games children play to genetically-engineered animals to wether one can claim to have scaled Everest if supplemental oxygen was used."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Naisbitt, John.
High tech, high touch.
New York : Broadway Books, 1999
(OCoLC)607461201
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Naisbitt; Nana Naisbitt; Douglas Philips
ISBN: 0767903838 9780767903837
OCLC Number: 41646062
Description: 274 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: our Technologically Intoxicated zone --
What is High Tech[middle dot]High Touch? --
Today: Understanding Consumer Technology Through Time and Play --
Technology is the currency of our Lives --
The Militory-Nintendo complex --
Tomorrow: Understanding Genetic Technology Through Religion and Art --
Galileo [right arrow] Darwin [right arrow] Dna --
Death, sex, and the Body: The New specimen Art Movement --
Methodology --
Profiles of Interviewees.
Responsibility: John Naisbitt, with Nana Naisbitt and Douglas Philips.
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Naisbitt argues that American culture is in a, "confusing and distracted state where we both fear and worship technology, where we see technologies as toys and quick-fixes, and where we become obsessed with what is "real" and what is "fake"--Violent games children play to genetically-engineered animals to wether one can claim to have scaled Everest if supplemental oxygen was used."--Jacket.

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