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29%OFFAleks Krotoski - Untangling the Web - 9780571303663 - V9780571303663
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Untangling the Web

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Description for Untangling the Web Paperback. What does it mean to be a modern family when dinner table conversations take place over smartphones? What happens to privacy when we readily share our personal lives with friends and corporations? This title uncovers how much humanity has - and hasn't - changed because of our increasingly co-dependent relationship with the computer. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JFC; PDR; UBW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 136 x 17. Weight in Grams: 246.

The World Wide Web is the most revolutionary innovation of our time. In the last decade, it has utterly transformed our lives. But what real effects is it having on our social world?

What does it mean to be a modern family when dinner table conversations take place over smartphones? What happens to privacy when we readily share our personal lives with friends and corporations? Are our Facebook updates and Twitterings inspiring revolution or are they just a symptom of our global narcissism? What counts as celebrity, when everyone can ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571303663
SKU
V9780571303663
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-39

About Aleks Krotoski
Aleks Krotoski is an academic and journalist who writes about and studies technology and interactivity. She is currently a Visiting Fellow in the Media and Communications Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute. Aleks writes for the Guardian and Observer, and hosts Tech Weekly, their technology podcast. In 2010 ... Read more

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