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The World Beyond Your Head: How to Flourish in an Age of Distraction
long-held assumptions in Western culture and that in order to flourish, we need to establish meaningful connections with the world, the people around us and the historical moment we live in.
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
The Distraction Addiction
his big idea book that addresses one of the biggest questions of our age: can we stay connected without diminishing our intelligence, attention spans, and ability to really live?
Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and What It Means For All Of Us
The modern world is defined by vast digital monopolies. Those of us who consume the content that feeds them are farmed for the purposes of being sold ever more products and advertising.
How To Be Free
If you've ever wondered why you bother to go to work, or why so much consumer culture is crap. Tom Hodgkinson provides a joyful blueprint for a simpler and freer way of life.
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman offers practical insights into how choices are made ―and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble.
The Inner History of Devices
In The Inner History of Devices, she describes her process, an approach that reveals how what we make is woven into our ways of seeing ourselves.
Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age
Digital technology empowers us as never before, yet it has unforeseen consequences as well. Potentially humiliating content on Facebook is enshrined in cyberspace for future employers to see.
Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance
We see online ads from websites we've visited. Our smartphones and cars transmit our location, enabling us to know what's in the neighborhood but also enabling others to track us.
Benjamin W. Decker
Practical Meditation for Beginners: 10 Days to a Happier, Calmer You
From Zen and Vipassana to walking meditations and body scans, the simple practices outlined in this book make it easy to build an ongoing meditation routine that is best for you.
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The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age
The Internet has been hailed as an unprecedented democratizing force. The People's Platform argues that the Internet in fact amplifies real-world inequities at least as much as it ameliorates them.