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The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We�ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection - Michael Harris
The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We�ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781591846932 (1591846935)
ASIN: 1591846935
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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riley
riley rated it
This is a thoughtful and sometimes thought-provoking examination of my generation - the last generation to remember life before the internet - and the consequences of technological change. It is entirely too personal a work for me - it reminds me a little too much of a film where the filmmaker canno...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
4.0 Thought provoking.
A thought-provoking work on the lure and cost -- psychologically, emotionally, spiritually, physically -- of being constantly electronically connected. Not the first book of its kind, of course, but well-researched and readable. Harris, who is a fine writer, reminds us that those of us born before 1...
teaandbooks
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From Amazon's page: "Every revolution in communication technology—from papyrus to the printing press to Twitter—is as much an opportunity to be drawn away from something as it is to be drawn toward something. And yet, as we embrace technology's gifts, we usually fail to consider what we're giving up...
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