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Smarter Than You Think How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better

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ISBN-10: 0143125826

ISBN-13: 9780143125822

Edition: N/A

Authors: Clive Thompson

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A revelatory and timely look at how technology boosts our cognitive abilities—making us smarter, more productive, and more creative than everIt’s undeniable—technology is changing the way we think. But is it for the better? Amid a chorus of doomsayers, Clive Thompson delivers a resounding “yes.” In Smarter Than You Think, Thompson shows that every technological innovation—from the written word to the printing press to the telegraph—has provoked the very same anxieties that plague us today. We panic that life will never be the same, that our attentions are eroding, that culture is being trivialized. But, as in the past, we adapt—learning to use the new and retaining what is good of the old.…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/26/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.47" wide x 8.34" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English