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Technopoly

The Surrender of Culture to Technology

by Neil Postman


In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it—with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and truth.

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Categories: Computers & TechnologySociology

Reading time: 45 hours

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Tristan Harris
Director and co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology

Another one by Neil Postman is called Technopoly, which also is about how when culture surrenders to technology. And especially the quantification of metrics and SAT scores and time spent in GDP and these kinds of things, he covers in that book. I highly recommend.