By David Shenk
Media student ( and net fanatic ) David Shenk examines the troubling results of data proliferation on bodies, our brains, our relations, and our tradition, then bargains strikingly down-to-earth insights for dealing with the deluge.
With a skillful mix of own essay, firsthand reportage, and sharp research, Shenk illustrates the vital paradox of our time: as our international will get extra complicated, our responses to it develop into more and more simplistic. He attracts convincing hyperlinks among information smog and tension distraction, indecision, cultural fragmentation, social vulgarity, and more.
But there is wish for a saner, extra significant destiny, as Shenk deals a wealth of novel prescriptions—both own and societal—for dispelling facts smog.
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