Author: Maggie Jackson
Size: 43.76 MB
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Argues that advanced technology, multitasking, and the reliance on the Internet for information and social contacts has eroded the ability of people to focus on important priorities and connect with others on a personal level.


Author: Maggie Jackson
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1615920005
Size: 38.97 MB
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This is an important book...a harrowing documentation of our modern world's descent into fragmentation, self alienation, and emptiness-brought on, to a large extent, by communication technologies that distract us, dislocate us, and destroy ...


Author: Maggie Jackson
ISBN: 9781591027485
Size: 56.26 MB
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Distracted is a gripping expos of this hyper-mobile, cyber-centric, attention-deficient life. Day by day, we are eroding our capacity for deep attention the building block of intimacy, wisdom, and cultural progress.

The Distraction Addiction

Author: Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316208256
Size: 49.31 MB
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Whether it's breathing while Facebook refreshes, or finding creative ways to take a few hours away from the digital crush, this book is about the ways to tune in without tuning out.

What S Happening To Home

Author: Maggie Jackson
Size: 31.42 MB
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Jackson leads us on our own path toward creating an intimate and caring 21st century home without returning to the rigid ideals of the past.

World Wide Mind

Author: Michael Chorost
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439119163
Size: 79.36 MB
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An author who uses bionic implants to help him hear explains exactly how the brain reacts to common communication tools and discusses the risks, implications, and amazing possibilities that the future holds.

Married To Distraction

Author: Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345519313
Size: 74.58 MB
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Complete with scripts, tips, communication techniques, and a detailed 30-day reconnection plan, as well as inspiring real-life stories, Married to Distraction will set couples on a course of understanding, healing, and love.

The Dumbest Generation

Author: Mark Bauerlein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440636893
Size: 55.82 MB
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The Dumbest Generation pulls no punches as it reveals the true cost of the digital age—and our last chance to fix it.

Robot Futures

Author: Illah Reza Nourbakhsh
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262018624
Size: 24.84 MB
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In Robot Futures, the roboticist Illah Reza Nourbakhshconsiders how we will share our world with these creatures, and how our society could change as itincorporates a race of stronger, smarter beings.

The Overflowing Brain

Author: Torkel Klingberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199706723
Size: 59.67 MB
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The book ends with a discussion of the future of brain development and how we can best handle information overload in our everyday lives.