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What technology wants / Kevin Kelly.

  • Kelly, Kevin, 1952-
Date
2010
  • Books

About this work

Description

A fascinating, innovative, and optimistic look at how humanity and technology join to produce increasing opportunities in the world and how technology can give our lives greater meaning.

Publication/Creation

New York : Viking, 2010.

Physical description

406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

My question -- Origins -- Inventing ourselves -- History of the seventh kingdom -- The rise of exotropy -- Imperatives -- Deep progress -- Ordained becoming -- Convergence -- Listen to the technology -- Choosing the inevitable -- Choices -- The Unabomber was right -- Lessons of Amish hackers -- Seeking conviviality -- Directions -- Technology's trajectories -- Playing the infinite game.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    T14.5 2010K45w
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780670022151
  • 0670022152
  • 9780143120179
  • 0143120174