Publish date: October 10th 2013
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
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3.5 starsScary book because it seems so close to potential reality. It's social media taking over tracking everyone and turning us into a totalitarian government. There's no privacy, and everyone must participate. After reading this book, I'm more in favor of unplugging frequently. I felt like g...
The Circle - Dave Eggers *2.5 STARS* It's a slippery slope with transparency isn't it? Where do you draw the line? Where do the individual rights come in when you are trying to do better by society? Those are all the things that were going through my mind as I was reading this book. And I ...
Unfortunately, common sense does not always win out. Don't get me wrong, this was a really enjoyable book and I read it rather quickly - in a weekend, basically. But it was creepy and terrifying and deeply unsettling. I'm not really sure what else I can say about it without diving off the depend i...
Set in a time not too far in the future, a company named The Circle has gobbled up Facebook, Google, Twitter, and pretty much any other company you can think of. Being an employee - a Circler - is the dream of many, including Mae Holland. When her friend Annie gets Mae a job in Customer Experience, ...
Bullet Review:Another one of those dysotpias that thinks it's 1984 or Brave New World, but it's more like a 24 piece puzzle for a preschooler.A company exists whose product is to get rid of Internet anonymity - and people DO IT? And NO ONE says anything about this? There is NO commentary in the medi...