World Without Mind
The Existential Threat of Big TechBook - 2017
Tracing the intellectual history of computer science, Foer puts the DNA of the very idea of "tech" under the microscope. Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon, he argues, are breaking laws intended to protect intellectual property and privacy. This is not the path towards freedom and prosperity, but the total automation and homogenization of our social, political, and intellectual lives. Today's corporate giants want access to every facet of our identities and influence over every corner of our lives. Foer both indicts these companies, and shapes a path towards reining them in.
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Press,, 2017
Branch Call Number: 303.483 FOE
Characteristics: 257 pages ; 24 cm