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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

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Is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future
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Is the Internet changing the way you think?
Title remainder
the net's impact on our minds and future
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Brockman
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Every year, Edge.org'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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BTCTA
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no index present
LC call number
TK5105.875.I57
LC item number
I8 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future, edited by John Brockman
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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
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  • "Edge.org 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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Contents
  • The invisible college
  • Clay Shirky
  • Net gain
  • Richard Dawkins
  • Let us calculate
  • Frank Wilczek
  • The waking dream
  • Kevin Kelly
  • To dream the waking dream in new ways
  • Richard Saul Wurman
  • Preface :
  • Tweet me nice
  • Ian Gold and Joel Gold
  • The dazed state
  • Richard Foreman
  • What's missing here?
  • Matthew Ritchie
  • Power corrupts
  • Daniel C. Dennett
  • The rediscovery of fire
  • Chris Anderson
  • the edge question
  • The rise of social media is really a reprise
  • June Cohen
  • The internet and the loss of tranquility
  • Noga Arikha
  • The greatest detractor to serious thinking since television
  • Leo Chalupa
  • The large information Collider, BDTs, and gravity holidays on Tuesdays
  • Paul Kedrosky
  • The web helps us see what isn't there
  • Eric Drexler
  • by John Brockman
  • Knowledge without, focus within, people everywhere
  • David Dalrymple
  • A level playing field
  • Martin Rees
  • Move aside, sex
  • Seth Lloyd
  • Rivaling Gutenberg
  • John Tooby
  • The shoulders of giants
  • William Calvin
  • Introduction :
  • Brain candy and bad mathematics
  • Mark Pagel
  • Publications can perish
  • Robert Shapiro
  • Will the great leveler destroy diversity of thought?
  • Frank J. Tipler
  • We have become hunter-gatherers of images and information
  • Lee Smolin
  • The human texture of information
  • Jon Kleinberg
  • the dawn of entanglement
  • Not at all
  • Steven Pinker
  • This is your brain on internet
  • Terrence Sejnowski
  • The sculpting of human thought
  • Donald Hoffman
  • What kind of a dumb question is that?
  • Andy Clark
  • Public dreaming
  • Thomas Metzinger
  • by W. Daniel Hillis
  • The age of (quantum) information?
  • Anton Zeilinger
  • Edge, A to Z (pars pro toto)
  • Hans Ulrich Obrist --
  • The bookless library
  • Nicholas Carr
  • Kayaks versus canoes
  • George Dyson
  • The upload has begun
  • Sam Harris
  • Hell if I know
  • Gregory Paul
  • What I notice
  • Brian Eno
  • It's not what you know, it's what you can find out
  • Marissa Mayer
  • The degradation of predictability - and knowledge
  • When I'm on the net, I start to think
  • Ai Weiwei
  • The internet has become boring
  • Andrian Kreye
  • The dumb butler
  • Joshua Greene
  • Finding stuff remains a challenge
  • Philip Campbell
  • Attention, crap detection, and network awareness
  • Howard Rheingold
  • Nassim N. Taleb
  • Information metabolism
  • Esther Dyson
  • Ctrl + click to follow link
  • George Church
  • Replacing experience with facsimile
  • Eric Fischl and April Gornik
  • Outsourcing the mind
  • Gerd Gigerenzer
  • A prehistorian's perspective
  • Timothy Taylor
  • Calling you on your crap
  • The fourth phase of homo sapiens
  • Scott Atran
  • Transience is now permanence
  • Douglas Coupland
  • A return to the Scarlet-Letter Savanna
  • Jesse Bering
  • Take love
  • Helen Fisher
  • Internet mating strategies
  • David M. Buss
  • Sean Carroll
  • Internet society
  • Robert R. Provine
  • Don't ring me
  • Aubrey De Grey
  • A thousand hours a year
  • Simon Baron-Cohen
  • Thinking like the internet, thinking like biology
  • Nigel Goldenfeld
  • The internet makes me think in the present tense
  • Douglas Rushkoff
  • How I think about how I think
  • Social prosthetic systems
  • Stephen M. Kosslyn
  • Evolving a global brain
  • W. Tecumseh Fitch
  • Search and emergence
  • Rudy Rucker --
  • Lera Boroditsky
  • I am not exactly a thinking person - I am a poet
  • Jonas Mekas
  • There is no new self
  • Nicholas A. Christakis
  • I once was lost but now am found, or How to navigate in the chartroom of memory
  • Neri Oxman
  • The greatest pornographer
  • Alun Anderson
  • My sixth sense
  • Albert-Laśzló Barabási
  • The internet reifies a logic already there
  • Tom McCarthy
  • My fingers have become part of my brain
  • Instant gratification
  • Peter H. Diamandis
  • The internet as social amplifier
  • David G. Myers
  • Navigating physical and virtual lives
  • Linda Stone
  • Not everything or everyone in the world has a home on the internet
  • Barry C. Smith
  • Ephemera and back again
  • Chris Dibona
  • James O'Donnell
  • What do we think about? Who gets to do the thinking?
  • Evgeny Morozov
  • The internet is a cultural form
  • Virginia Heffernan
  • Wallowing in the world of knowledge
  • Peter Schwartz
  • One's guild
  • Stewart Brand
  • Trusting nothing, debate everything
  • Jason Calacanis
  • A mirror for the world's foibles
  • Harmful one-liners, an ocean of facts, and rewired minds
  • Haim Harari
  • What other people think
  • Marti Hearst
  • The extinction of experience
  • Scott D. Sampson
  • The collective nature of human intelligence
  • Matt Ridley
  • Six ways the internet may save civilization
  • David Eagleman
  • John Markoff
  • Better neuroxing through the internet
  • Samuel Barondes
  • A gift to conspirators and terrorists everywhere
  • Marcel Kinsbourne
  • The ant hill
  • Eva Wisten
  • I can make a difference because of the internet
  • Bruce Hood --
  • A completely new form of sense
  • Terence Koh
  • By changing my behavior
  • Seirian Sumner
  • "Go native"
  • Howard Gardner
  • The maximization of neoteny
  • Jaron Lanier
  • Wisdom of the crowd
  • Keith Devlin
  • Weirdness of the crowd
  • Robert Sapolsky
  • The synchronization of minds
  • Jamshed Bharucha
  • Go virtual, young man
  • My judgment enhancer
  • Geoffrey Miller
  • Speed plus mobs
  • Alan Alda
  • Repetition, availability, and truth
  • Daniel Haun
  • The armed truce
  • Irene M. Pepperberg
  • More efficient, but to what end?
  • Emanuel Derman
  • Eric Weinstein
  • I have outsourced my memory
  • Charles Seife
  • The new balance :
  • more processing, less memorization
  • Fiery Cushman
  • The enemy of insight?
  • Anthony Aguirre
  • The joy of just-enoughness
  • Judith Rich Harris
  • The rise of internet prosthetic brains and soliton personhood
  • My internet mind
  • Clifford Pickover
  • Immortality
  • Juan Enriquez
  • A third replicator
  • Susan Blackmore
  • Bells and smoke
  • Christine Finn
  • Dare, care, and share
  • Tor Nørretranders
  • Getting close
  • Thomas A. Bass
  • Stuart Pimm
  • A miracle and a curse
  • Ed Regis
  • "The plural of anecdote is not data"
  • Lisa Randall
  • Collective action and the global commons
  • Giulio Boccaletti
  • Informed, tightfisted, and synthetic
  • Laurence C. Smith
  • Massive collaboration
  • "If you have cancer, don't go on the internet"
  • Andrew Lih
  • We know less about thinking than we think
  • Steven R. Quartz
  • An impenetrable machine
  • Emily Pronin
  • A question without an answer
  • Tony Conrad
  • Conceptual compasses for deeper generalists
  • Paul W. Ewald
  • Art making going rural
  • Karl Sabbagh
  • James Croak
  • The cat is out of the bag
  • Max Tegmark
  • Everyone is an expert
  • Roger Schank --
  • Incomprehensible visitors from the technological future
  • Alison Gopnik
  • Present versus future self
  • Brian Knutson
  • I am realizing how nice people can be
  • Paul Bloom
  • My perception of time
  • Marina Abramović
  • The rotating problem, or How I learned to accelerate my mental clock
  • Stanislas Dehaene
  • I must confess to being perplexed
  • Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Pioneering insights
  • Taking on the habits of the scientist, the investigative reporter, and the media critic
  • Yochai Benkler
  • Thinking as therapy in a world of too much
  • Ernst Pöppel
  • Internet is wind
  • Stefano Boeri
  • Of knowledge, content, place, and space
  • Galia Solomonoff
  • The power of conversation
  • Gloria Origgi
  • Neil Gershenfeld
  • A real-time perpetual time capsule
  • Nick Bilton
  • Getting from Jack Kerouac to the pentatonic scale
  • Jesse Dylan
  • A vehicle for large-scale education about the human mind
  • Mahzarin R. Banaji
  • Sandbars and portages
  • Tim O'Reilly
  • No one is immune to the storms that shake the world
  • Raqs Media Collective
  • Thinking in the Amazon
  • Dowsing through data
  • Xeni Jardin
  • Bleat for yourself
  • Larry Sanger
  • Daniel L. Everett
  • The virtualization of the universe
  • David Gelernter
  • Information-provoked attention deficit disorder
  • Rodney Brooks
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxii, 408 p.
Isbn
9780062020444
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)641534355

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