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The people vs tech : how the internet is killing democracy (and how we save it)

Author: Jamie Bartlett
Publisher: London : Ebury Press, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Tech has radically changed the way we live our lives. But have we unwittingly handed too much away to shadowy powers behind a wall of code, all manipulated by a handful of Silicon Valley utopians, ad men, and venture capitalists? And, in light of recent data breach scandals around companies like Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, what does that mean for democracy, our delicately balanced system of government that was  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Bartlett
ISBN: 9781785039065 1785039067
OCLC Number: 1099681365
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-240).
Description: 242 p.
Contents: 1. The new panopticon 2. The global village 3. Software wars 4. Driverless democracy 5. The everything monopoly 6. Crypto-anarchy --
Conclusion. Say hello to the future --
Epilogue. 20 ideas to save democracy
Other Titles: People versus tech
People vs. tech
Responsibility: Jamie Bartlett

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**Winner of the 2019 Transmission Prize****Longlisted for the 2019 Orwell Prize for Political Writing**`A superb book by one of the world's leading experts on the digital revolution' David  Read more...

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