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The Resource How is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future, edited by John Brockman

How is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future, edited by John Brockman

Label
How is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future
Title
How is the Internet changing the way you think?
Title remainder
the net's impact on our minds and future
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Brockman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A lively and eclectic sequence of more than 150 concise and intellectually challenging essays in which the world's leading thinkers reflect on how the internet has changed their modes of thought
Cataloging source
NLE
Dewey number
004.678
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1941-
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Brockman, John
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  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Thought and thinking
Label
How is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future, edited by John Brockman
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • "The plural of anecdote is not data" -- Collective action and the global commons -- Informed, tightfisted, and synthetic -- Massive collaboration -- We know less about thinking than we think -- An impenetrable machine -- A question without an answer -- Conceptual compasses for deeper generalists -- Art making going rural -- The cat is out of the bag -- Everyone is an expert -- Pioneering insights -- Thinking in the Amazon -- The virtualization of the universe -- Information-provoked attention-deficit disorder -- Present versus future self -- I am realizing how nice people can be -- My perception of time -- The rotating problem, or how I learned to accelerate my mental clock -- I must confess to being perplexed -- Taking on the habits of the scientist, the investigative reporer, and the media critic -- Thinking as therapy in a world of too much -- Internet is wind -- Of knowledge, content, place, and space -- The power of conversation -- A real-time perpetual time capsule -- Getting from jack Kerouac to the pentatonic scale -- A vehicle for large-scale education about the human mind -- Sandbars and portages -- No one is immune to the storms that shake the world -- Dowsing through data -- Bleat for yourself
  • The bookless library -- The invisible college -- Net gain -- Let us calculate -- The waking dream -- To dream the waking dream in new ways -- Tweet me nice -- The dazed state -- What's missing here? -- Power corrupts -- The rediscovery of fire -- The rise of social media is really a reprise -- The internet and the loss of tranquility -- The greatest detractor to serious thinking since television -- The large information collider, BDTs, and gravity holidays on tuesdays -- The web helps us see what isn't there -- Knowledge without, focus within, people everywhere -- A level playing field -- Move aside, sex -- Rivaling Gutenberg -- The shoulders of giants -- Brain candy and bad mathematics -- Publications can perish -- Will the leveler destroy diversity of thought? -- We have become hunter-gatherers of images and information -- The human texture of information -- Not at all -- This is your brain on internet -- The sculpting of human thought -- What kind of a dumb question is that? -- Public dreaming -- The age of (quantum) information? -- Edge, A to Z (pars pro toto) -- The degradation of predictability- and knowledge -- Calling you on your crap -- How I think about how I think -- I am not exactly a thinking person- I am a poet -- Kayaks versus canoes -- The upload has begun -- Hell if I know -- What I notice -- It's not what you know, it's what you can find out -- When I'm on the net, I start to think -- The internet has become boring -- The dumb butler -- Finding stuff remains a challenge -- Attention, crap detection, and network awareness -- Information metabolism -- Crtl + click to follow link -- Replacing experience with facsimile -- Outsourcing the mind -- A prehistorian's perspective -- The fourth phase of homo sapiens -- Transience is now permanence -- A return to the scarlet-letter savanna -- Take love -- Internet mating strategies -- Internet society -- Don't ring me -- A thousand hours a year -- Thinking like the internet, thinking like biology --
  • The internet makes me think in the present tense -- Social prosthetic systems -- Evolving a global brain -- Search and emergence -- My fingers have become part of my brain -- A mirror for the world's foibles -- A completely new form of sense -- By changing my behavior -- There is no new self -- I once was lost but now am found, or how to navigate in the chartroom of memory -- The greatest pornographer -- My sixth sense -- The internet reifies a logic already there -- Instant gratification -- The internet as social amplifier -- Navigating physical and virtual lives -- Not everything or everyone in the world has a home on the internet -- Ephemera and back again -- What do we think about? Who gets to do the thinking? -- The internet is a cultural form -- Wallowing in the world of knowledge -- One's guild -- Trust nothing, debate everything -- Harmful one-liners, an ocean of facts, and rewired minds -- What other people think -- The extinction of experience -- The collective nature of human intelligence -- Six ways the internet may sve civilization -- Better neuroxing through the internet -- A gift to conspirators and terrorists everywhere -- The ant hill -- I can make a difference because of the internet -- Go virtual, young man -- My internet mind -- "If you have cancer, don't go on the internet" -- Incomprehensible visitors from the technological future -- "Go native" -- The maximisation of neoteny -- Wisdom of the crowd -- Weirdness of the crowd -- The synchronization of minds -- My judgement enhancer -- Speed plus mobs -- Repetition, availability, and truth -- The armed truce -- More efficient, but to what end? -- I have outsourced my memory -- The new balance: more processing, less memorization -- The enemy of insight? -- The joy of just-enoughness -- The rise of the internet prosthetic brains and soliton personhood -- Immortaility -- A third replicator -- Bells and smoke -- Dare, care, and share -- Getting close -- A miracle and a curse --
Control code
000048424207
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxx, 408 p.
Isbn
9780857892461
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)769807856
Label
How is the Internet changing the way you think? : the net's impact on our minds and future, edited by John Brockman
Publication
Contents
  • "The plural of anecdote is not data" -- Collective action and the global commons -- Informed, tightfisted, and synthetic -- Massive collaboration -- We know less about thinking than we think -- An impenetrable machine -- A question without an answer -- Conceptual compasses for deeper generalists -- Art making going rural -- The cat is out of the bag -- Everyone is an expert -- Pioneering insights -- Thinking in the Amazon -- The virtualization of the universe -- Information-provoked attention-deficit disorder -- Present versus future self -- I am realizing how nice people can be -- My perception of time -- The rotating problem, or how I learned to accelerate my mental clock -- I must confess to being perplexed -- Taking on the habits of the scientist, the investigative reporer, and the media critic -- Thinking as therapy in a world of too much -- Internet is wind -- Of knowledge, content, place, and space -- The power of conversation -- A real-time perpetual time capsule -- Getting from jack Kerouac to the pentatonic scale -- A vehicle for large-scale education about the human mind -- Sandbars and portages -- No one is immune to the storms that shake the world -- Dowsing through data -- Bleat for yourself
  • The bookless library -- The invisible college -- Net gain -- Let us calculate -- The waking dream -- To dream the waking dream in new ways -- Tweet me nice -- The dazed state -- What's missing here? -- Power corrupts -- The rediscovery of fire -- The rise of social media is really a reprise -- The internet and the loss of tranquility -- The greatest detractor to serious thinking since television -- The large information collider, BDTs, and gravity holidays on tuesdays -- The web helps us see what isn't there -- Knowledge without, focus within, people everywhere -- A level playing field -- Move aside, sex -- Rivaling Gutenberg -- The shoulders of giants -- Brain candy and bad mathematics -- Publications can perish -- Will the leveler destroy diversity of thought? -- We have become hunter-gatherers of images and information -- The human texture of information -- Not at all -- This is your brain on internet -- The sculpting of human thought -- What kind of a dumb question is that? -- Public dreaming -- The age of (quantum) information? -- Edge, A to Z (pars pro toto) -- The degradation of predictability- and knowledge -- Calling you on your crap -- How I think about how I think -- I am not exactly a thinking person- I am a poet -- Kayaks versus canoes -- The upload has begun -- Hell if I know -- What I notice -- It's not what you know, it's what you can find out -- When I'm on the net, I start to think -- The internet has become boring -- The dumb butler -- Finding stuff remains a challenge -- Attention, crap detection, and network awareness -- Information metabolism -- Crtl + click to follow link -- Replacing experience with facsimile -- Outsourcing the mind -- A prehistorian's perspective -- The fourth phase of homo sapiens -- Transience is now permanence -- A return to the scarlet-letter savanna -- Take love -- Internet mating strategies -- Internet society -- Don't ring me -- A thousand hours a year -- Thinking like the internet, thinking like biology --
  • The internet makes me think in the present tense -- Social prosthetic systems -- Evolving a global brain -- Search and emergence -- My fingers have become part of my brain -- A mirror for the world's foibles -- A completely new form of sense -- By changing my behavior -- There is no new self -- I once was lost but now am found, or how to navigate in the chartroom of memory -- The greatest pornographer -- My sixth sense -- The internet reifies a logic already there -- Instant gratification -- The internet as social amplifier -- Navigating physical and virtual lives -- Not everything or everyone in the world has a home on the internet -- Ephemera and back again -- What do we think about? Who gets to do the thinking? -- The internet is a cultural form -- Wallowing in the world of knowledge -- One's guild -- Trust nothing, debate everything -- Harmful one-liners, an ocean of facts, and rewired minds -- What other people think -- The extinction of experience -- The collective nature of human intelligence -- Six ways the internet may sve civilization -- Better neuroxing through the internet -- A gift to conspirators and terrorists everywhere -- The ant hill -- I can make a difference because of the internet -- Go virtual, young man -- My internet mind -- "If you have cancer, don't go on the internet" -- Incomprehensible visitors from the technological future -- "Go native" -- The maximisation of neoteny -- Wisdom of the crowd -- Weirdness of the crowd -- The synchronization of minds -- My judgement enhancer -- Speed plus mobs -- Repetition, availability, and truth -- The armed truce -- More efficient, but to what end? -- I have outsourced my memory -- The new balance: more processing, less memorization -- The enemy of insight? -- The joy of just-enoughness -- The rise of the internet prosthetic brains and soliton personhood -- Immortaility -- A third replicator -- Bells and smoke -- Dare, care, and share -- Getting close -- A miracle and a curse --
Control code
000048424207
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxx, 408 p.
Isbn
9780857892461
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)769807856

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