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,…  See more details below

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
Sales rank:
1,192,800
File size:
7 MB

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