9780143120179

What Technology Wants

  • ISBN 13:

    9780143120179

  • ISBN 10:

    0143120174

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/27/2011
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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Summary

"More thriller than primer, this is the best technology book I have ever read." -Nicholas Negroponte, author of Being Digital In this provocative book, one of today's most respected thinkers turns the conversation about technology on its head by viewing technology as a natural system, an extension of biological evolution. By mapping the behavior of life, we paradoxically get a glimpse at where technology is headed-or "what it wants." Kevin Kelly offers a dozen trajectories in the coming decades for this near-living system. And as we align ourselves with technology's agenda, we can capture its colossal potential. This visionary and optimistic book explores how technology gives our lives greater meaning and is a must-read for anyone curious about the future.

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