Towards Technopoly: The Broken Defences
However imperfect the former things were, Postman is determined to argue for the value of the things we've lost.
Towards Technopoly: The Improbable World
Postman describes the dangers of an instant and functionally unlimited media environment.
Towards Technopoly: From Technocracy to Technopoly
The machinery of the new technocracy was most efficient when people were seen not as “children of God or even citizens but as consumers—that is to say, as markets.”
Towards Technopoly: From Tools to Technocracy
Cultures, Postman says, can be divided into tool-using societies, technocracies, and finally, technopolies. Let's begin with tools.
Towards Technopoly: The Judgement of Thamus
Reading Neil Postman Series – In the opening chapter of Technopoly, Postman makes a case for taking technological change seriously. The cultural transformation caused by new technologies happens quickly, but it doesn’t have to happen thoughtlessly.
Reading Postman in 2020: Towards Technopoly
If we’re already deep in what Postman called technopoly, we shouldn’t slouch towards whatever comes next. Join Matt Civico in thinking through Technopoly in 2020.
The Mirror in the Window
What we see on social media is very often distorted by our own experience of the feeds. By the flattening of reality into a personalized feed, the mirror in the window.