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The Resource Hamlet's Blackberry : a practical philosophy for building a good life in the digital age, William Powers

Hamlet's Blackberry : a practical philosophy for building a good life in the digital age, William Powers

Label
Hamlet's Blackberry : a practical philosophy for building a good life in the digital age
Title
Hamlet's Blackberry
Title remainder
a practical philosophy for building a good life in the digital age
Statement of responsibility
William Powers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A soulful polemic that challenges the sacred dogma of the digital age--that the more we connect with others, the happier we are--arguing that as our electronic connectedness grows, we are pulled away from the relationships and experiences that give life texture, depth, and meaning"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Powers, William
Dewey number
303.48/33
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM851
LC item number
.P688 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Internet
  • Quality of life
  • Solitude
Label
Hamlet's Blackberry : a practical philosophy for building a good life in the digital age, William Powers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-267)
Contents
What larks? : the conundrum of the connected life. Busy, very busy : in a digital world, where's the depth? ; Hello, Mother : the magic of screens ; Gone overboard : falling out with the connected life ; Solutions that aren't : the trouble with not really meaning it -- Beyond the crowd : teachings of the seven philosophers of screens. Walking to heaven : Plato discovers distance ; The spa of the mind : Seneca on inner space ; Little mirrors : Gutenberg and the business of inwardness ; Hamlet's BlackBerry : Shakespeare on the beauty of old tools ; Inventing your life : Ben Franklin on positive rituals ; The Walden zone : Thoreau on making the home a refuge ; A cooler self : McLuhan and the thermostat of happiness -- In search of depth : ideas in practice. Not so busy : practical philosophies for every day ; Disconnectopia : the Internet sabbath
Control code
ocn456180155
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 267 p.
Isbn
9780061687167
Lccn
2010015705
Other control number
40018117530
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061687167
  • (OCoLC)456180155
Label
Hamlet's Blackberry : a practical philosophy for building a good life in the digital age, William Powers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-267)
Contents
What larks? : the conundrum of the connected life. Busy, very busy : in a digital world, where's the depth? ; Hello, Mother : the magic of screens ; Gone overboard : falling out with the connected life ; Solutions that aren't : the trouble with not really meaning it -- Beyond the crowd : teachings of the seven philosophers of screens. Walking to heaven : Plato discovers distance ; The spa of the mind : Seneca on inner space ; Little mirrors : Gutenberg and the business of inwardness ; Hamlet's BlackBerry : Shakespeare on the beauty of old tools ; Inventing your life : Ben Franklin on positive rituals ; The Walden zone : Thoreau on making the home a refuge ; A cooler self : McLuhan and the thermostat of happiness -- In search of depth : ideas in practice. Not so busy : practical philosophies for every day ; Disconnectopia : the Internet sabbath
Control code
ocn456180155
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 267 p.
Isbn
9780061687167
Lccn
2010015705
Other control number
40018117530
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061687167
  • (OCoLC)456180155

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