When the Information Age becomes the Information Overload Age

Date: 1/13/2017
Category: Online Publication
Tags: Information Overload,Technology,Tools
Source Author: Stephen Phillips
Source Date: 12/16/2016
Source Name: My SA
Source URL: Link to Source Article or Site

Sherry Turkle, Nicholas Carr and, most recently, Andrew Sullivan have articulated a deeply felt sense of malaise about importuning technology, its atrophying effect on age-old human faculties and corresponding impoverishment of our inner lives. Columbia Law School professor and New Yorker contributor Wu’s contribution to the oeuvre is to spotlight the industrial dynamics, business tactics, psychological techniques and our supine submission as consumers that have brought us to this pass.

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