What technophiles need to know part three (originally published in 1998)
Howard Rheingold

A review of a number of books taking a critical look at the social-psychological effects of digital media:


In the Depths of the Digital Age

Edward Mendelson

JUNE 23, 2016 ISSUE

Pressed for Time: The Acceleration of Life in Digital Capitalism

by Judy Wajcman

University of Chicago Press, 215 pp., $24.00

Exposed: Desire and Disobedience in the Digital Age

by Bernard E. Harcourt

Harvard University Press, 364 pp., $35.00

Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art

by Virginia Heffernan

Simon and Schuster, 263 pp., $26.00

Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual New Media

by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

MIT Press, 264 pp., $32.00

Mood and Mobility: Navigating the Emotional Spaces of Digital Social Networks

by Richard Coyne

MIT Press, 378 pp., $35.00

Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up

by Philip N. Howard

Yale University Press, 320 pp., $28.00