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Author Edwards, Andrew V., 1956- author

Title Digital is destroying everything : what the tech giants won't tell you about how robots, big data, and algorithms are radically remaking your future / Andrew V. Edwards
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
©2015
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Contents Foreword; A Note on the Use of the Word "Digital" in This Book; 1 Digital Is Destroying Everything; 2 Crazy Train: How Digital Drove Big Music Off the Rails; 3 The Bezos Bauble: Digital Is Destroying the Newspaper Industry; 4 The Business Case, or, When Digital Destroys Digital; 5 Undigital, Unemployed: Digital Is Destroying the Job Market; 6 The Lonely Screen: Digital Is Destroying Human Interaction; 7 A Golden Ring, Just Out of Reach: Digital Is Destroying Higher Education; 8 The Downtown Next Time: Digital Is Destroying Urban Life in America
16 From Rubylith to Selfies: Lesser Pursuits Destroyed by Digital17 It's Worse Than You Thought: Digital Is Destroying Privacy; 18 Maybe It's All Bullshit; 19 Don't Read This First: Surviving and Prospering in a Digital Future; Notes; Index
9 Oversharing and Undercounting: Digital Is Destroying Rational Discourse and the Democratic Process10 Books, Bath, and Beyond: Digital Is Destroying Retail; 11 B2B and the Perils of Freemium: Digital Is Destroying the Business-to-Business Market for Digital; 12 Digital Has Destroyed Authoritarian Rule (or Has It?); 13 Obsessive Compulsive: Digital Is Destroying Our Will to Create Anything Not Digital; 14 Wall Street as Vaudeville: Digital Is Destroying Financial Services; 15 Invaders from Earth: Digital Is Destroying the Professions (and More)
Summary <Span><span>Digital surrounds us for better or for worse, but it has changed our lives forever. This book takes a look at how these changes have undermined areas of our lives-both good and bad. Andrew Edwards shows us how this has happened and how to be more thoughtful about the effects of the technology that surrounds us and continues to proliferate.</span></span>
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Automation -- Social aspects.
Electronic data processing -- Social aspects.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442246529 (electronic bk)
9781442246522 (electronic bk)