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Data Smog

Surviving the Information Glut

Data Smog( )
Author: Shenk, David
ISBN:978-0-06-251551-3
Publication Date:May 1998
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper San Francisco
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.99
Book Description:

Media scholar ( and Internet Enthusiast ) David Shenk examines the troubling effects of information proliferation on our bodies, our brains, our relationships, and our culture, then offers strikingly down-to-earth insights for coping with the deluge.

With a skillful mixture of personal essay, firsthand reportage, and sharp analysis, Shenk illustrates the central paradox of our time: as our world gets more complex, our responses to it become increasingly simplistic. He draws...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Computers / Information Technology
Computers / Social Aspects
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 7.96 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:0.4 Pounds
Author Biography
Shenk, David (Author)
David Shenk a former fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center at Columbia University, he has written for Harper's Wired, Salon, The New Republic, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker, and is an occasional commentator for NPR's "All Things Considered". He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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