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Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age

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The debate over whether the Net is good or bad for us fills the airwaves and the blogosphere. But for all the heat of claim and counter-claim, the argument is essentially beside the point: Itand#8217;s here; itand#8217;s everywhere. The real question is, do we direct technology, or do we let ourselves be directed by it and those who have mastered it? and#147;Choose the former,and#8221; writes Rushkoff, and#147;and you gain access to the control panel of civilization. Choose the latter, and it could be the last real choice you get to make.and#8221;

In ten chapters, composed of ten and#147;commandsand#8221; accompanied by original illustrations from comic artist Leland Purvis, Rushkoff provides cyber enthusiasts and technophobes alike with the guidelines to navigate this new universe.

In this spirited, accessible poetics of new media, Rushkoff picks up where Marshall McLuhan left off, helping readers come to recognize programming as the new literacy of the digital ageand#150;and#150;and as a template through which to see beyond social conventions and power structures that have vexed us for centuries. This is a friendly little book with a big and actionable message.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781593764265
Subtitle:
Ten Commands for a Digital Age
Author:
Rushkoff, Douglas
Author:
Purvis, Leland
Publisher:
Soft Skull Press
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Subject:
Computers Reference-Social Aspects
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110906
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW illustrations throughout
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in

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