Soft Edge:Nat Hist&Future Info (Paperback)Paul Levinson (author)
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Boldly extending and deepening the pathways blazed by McLuhan, Paul Levinson has provided us with a brilliant and exciting study of life with our old media, our new media, and the media still to come.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 276
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 14 mm
""The Soft Edge is a wonderful book, both as a historical survey of how information technologies have evolved and as a critique of how some media critics have portrayed computers and the Internet."
-"Technology and Society
"Remarkable in both scholarly sweep and rhetorical lyricism. . . what first promises to be the digital "Origin of the Species turns out to be a sequel to "The Odyssey: media's progress is presented as an epic journey toward freedom, unseating censors along the way."
"Smart, spare, yet deep, and heartily recommended."
..."defies the critics of technology who insist that technology robs human life of its human character...well worth the attention of those interested in the history, nature, and future of technology."
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