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    You Are Not a Gadget (Thorndike Nonfiction) (Hardback) By (author) Jaron Lanier


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    DescriptionA groundbreaking book on our culture and the digital world by one of the legendary visionaries of the computer age. In the 1980s, Jaron Lanier was among the first to recognize the potential of the Internet as a transformative venue for creative expression, education, and communication. Now, as he considers an online culture filled with disposable film clips, blogs, and puerile discourse, he describes how the web has failed to live up to its early promise.

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    You Are Not a Gadget
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jaron Lanier
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 366
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    ISBN 13: 9781410427076
    ISBN 10: 1410427072

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.0
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: UBJ, PDR
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BISAC V2.8: TEC052000
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    B&T General Subject: 229
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16310
    B&T Merchandise Category: LP
    Libri: I-TE
    BISAC V2.8: COM060000
    DC21: 303.4833
    BISAC V2.8: COM079000
    DC22: 303.48/33
    B&T Approval Code: A93130000
    DC22: 303.4833
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A31303200
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: HM851 .L3585 2010
    BIC subject category V2: UBW
    Large type / large print
    Edition statement
    large type edition
    Thorndike Press
    Imprint name
    Thorndike Press
    Publication date
    18 August 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Waterville, ME
    Review quote
    "Lanier's bold and brilliant protest against cyberhype and exploitation is a tonic and necessary call for humanism." -- starred, "Booklist"