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Books

Distracted

Distracted

The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age

Foreword by Bill McKibben

We have oceans of information at our fingertips, yet we seek knowledge in Yahoo headlines glimpsed on the run. We are networked as never before, but we connect with friends and family via email and fleeting face-to-face moments that are rescheduled a dozen times. Welcome to the land of distraction . . . read more

What's Happening to Home?

What’s Happening to Home?

Balancing Work, Life and Refuge in the Information Age

In our chaotic, high-tech age,the lines between work and home, public and private, are becoming increasingly blurred. In this changing time, Jackson explores the ever-changing role of home in our lives — and sets out to update our idea of home.

What’s Happening to Home?goes beyond debates about square footage and working moms, to shed . . . read more

DigitalDivide-F

The Digital Divide

Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking

INCLUDES A CHAPTER BY MAGGIE JACKSON

This definitive work on the perils and promise of the social- media revolution collects writings by today’s best thinkers and cultural commentators, with an all-new introduction by Bauerlein . . . read more