World Wide Mind The Coming Integration of Humanity, Machines, and the Internet

ISBN-10: 1439119147
ISBN-13: 9781439119143
Edition: 2010
Authors: Michael Chorost
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Description: The first explanation of exactly how the brain reacts to technologies we use everyday, and the amazing possibilities of the future communication wave.

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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 2/15/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

The first explanation of exactly how the brain reacts to technologies we use everyday, and the amazing possibilities of the future communication wave.

Michael Chorost has a B.A. from Brown University and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He lives in San Francisco, where he writes, teaches, and consults.

Prologue: A Dead BlackBerry
The Push-Pull Dynamic of Evolution
What Does It Mean to "Read a Mind"?
The Physics of the Mind
The Most Intimate Interface
Your Brain Is More Complex Than a Galaxy
The Most Disconnected Man in the World
Breaking the Internet Addiction
The Counterclockwise Mouse
The Most Connected Man in the World
The Future of Individuality
How Could the World Wide Mind Become Self-Aware?
Childhood's Beginning
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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