By Nick Harkaway
Nick Harkaway, writer of Angelmaker, offers a rousing and energizing examine how we will meaningfully and constructively interact with technology—creating an important guide for an individual attempting to be human in a electronic age.
Some say our units will lead us to wreck: keeping apart us from our buddies, warping conversation, supplying an unregulated flood of data that would ruin our humanity. a few say they are going to be our salvation: allowing international communique and social engagement, placing all of the world’s proof at our fingertips, and erasing the limitations that divide us, bringing out the easiest traits of humanity. In The Blind Giant, novelist and blogger Nick Harkaway takes us on a lucid, insightful and private journey of ways we are living our lives in our technology-obsessed tradition. A self-described “missing hyperlink” among the pre-Internet new release and the “digital natives” who've grown up with know-how, Nick is an enthusiastic advisor to electronic tradition who weaves jointly examples from literature, psychology, neurology, sociology, historical past, and his personal existence whereas exploring the risks and joys of the human-machine courting. within the bottom line, no matter if we meaningfully have interaction with the machines now we have created, or probability dwelling in an international that's designed to serve desktops and firms instead of humans, this e-book is a must-read for someone fascinated with our electronic destiny.