Why the Net Matters

Why the Net Matters

by David Eagleman
     
 
The advent of the internet has been one of the most significant technological developments in history. In this thought-provoking and groundbreaking work David Eagleman, author of international bestseller SUM, presents six ways in which the net saves us from major existential threats: epidemics, poor information flow, natural disasters, political corruption,

Overview

The advent of the internet has been one of the most significant technological developments in history. In this thought-provoking and groundbreaking work David Eagleman, author of international bestseller SUM, presents six ways in which the net saves us from major existential threats: epidemics, poor information flow, natural disasters, political corruption, resource depletion and economic meltdown.

Praise for Why the Net Matters:

‘Clever, informative, intriguing and fresh’ Observer

‘An impressive and intriguing work’ Sunday Telegraph

A New York Times ‘SuperBook’

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857860538
Publisher:
Canongate Books
Publication date:
04/04/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
108
File size:
7 MB

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