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The Resource Is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future, edited by John Brockman

Is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future, edited by John Brockman

Is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future
Is the Internet changing the way you think?
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the net's impact on our minds and future
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edited by John Brockman
  • Every year,'s World Question Center poses a new question to be answered by a group of luminary thinkers--philosophers, scientists, historians and the like. The 2010 question is "How is the Internet changing the way YOU think?" This book collects the responses of more than 150 of the world's most influential minds
  • Examines the way the Internet has affected society and the way people think and poses the title question to various writers, author, actors, and thinkers who contribute short essays on the subject
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Is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future, edited by John Brockman
Is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future, edited by John Brockman
  • " presents ideas from today's leading thinkers"--Cover
  • "Contributors include Steven Pinker on how the mind adapts to new technologies; Nassim N. Taleb on the destruction of precise knowledge; Richard Dawkins on the consequences of infinite information; Nicholas Carr in the future of deep thought; Helen Fisher on finding love and romance thought the Net; Wikipedia cofounder Larry Sanger on the promise and pitfalls of the 'hive mind'; Sam Harris on the wired brain; Brian Eno on finding authenticity in a world of endless reproduction. Other thinkers include tech theorists Tim O'Reilly, Clay Shirky, Douglas Rushkoff, and Evgeny Morozov; founding Wired editor Kevin Kelly; Google executive Marissa Mayer; computer scientist Jaron Lanier; philosopher Daniel C. Dennett; physicists Frank Wilczek, Martin Rees, Lisa Randall, and Lee Smolin; psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi; geneticist George Church; novelists Tom McCarthy and Douglas Coupland; actor Alan Alda; artists Marina Abramović and Ai Weiwei; X Prize founder Peter H. Diamandis; science historian George Dyson; and TED Conferences curator Chris Anderson."--Cover p. [4]
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