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New Dark Age : Technology, Knowledge and the End of the Future.

Author: James Bridle
Publisher: Verso Books 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the world around us increases in technological complexity, our understanding of it diminishes. Underlying this trend is a single idea: the belief that our existence is understandable through computation, and more data is enough to help us build a better world. In actual fact, we are lost in a sea of information, increasingly divided by fundamentalism, simplistic narratives, conspiracy theories, and post-factual  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Bridle
ISBN: 9781786635471 178663547X
OCLC Number: 1044632699
Description: 304 p.
Contents: Chasm --
Computation --
Climate --
Calculation --
Complexity --
Cognition --
Complicity --
Conspiracy --
Concurrency --
Cloud.

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