At first glance Jason Lanier’s You are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto takes a surprisingly negative look at the effects of the world wide web. Especially considering it was written by a guy who helped shape the technologies that the book so frequently bashes. Jason Lanier has written extensively for Discover Magazine and other publications about technology and its effects on society. Fans of these articles will be immediately mesmerized by this book and the concepts discussed in it.
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Unconventional rants about sports personalities who make front-page headlines.