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Title: The Digital Turn. How the Internet Transforms Our Existence
Authors: Westera, Wim
Keywords: Digital
media
society
technology
human
existence
impact
artificial
computer
cyborg
internet
cognition
economy
reality
Issue Date: 4-Apr-2013
Abstract: The Digital Turn provides a helicopter view of digital media and their impact on our lives. It explains how the ever-growing flood of digital media affects our understanding of the world. The book analyses the world of Twitter, Apple, Facebook and Google and describes how our digitally-enhanced biotope alters our behaviours, social interactions, the economy, and culture as a whole. It explains the mechanisms and consequences of engaging in online spaces and investigates how we can avoid losing grip of our identity, friendship, social engagement, and eventually life at large. The book offers an accessible means for attaining a better understanding of the ways digital media influence our existence. It is a compact guide to becoming media literate and to preparing us for the advanced digital services that are yet to come. This makes the book an indispensable aid for every twenty-first century citizen.
Description: Westera, W. (2013). The Digital Turn. How the Internet Transforms Our Existence. Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1820/4853
ISBN: 978-1-4772-5032-7 (sc)
ISSN: 978-1-4772-5033-4 (e)
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