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The Rise of the Humans: How to Outsmart the Digital Deluge By Dave Coplin

The Rise of the Humans: How to Outsmart the Digital Deluge
by Dave Coplin

The rapid growth of our digital world has brought huge advantages - access to information anywhere, at any time, and the ability to communicate with colleagues, family and friends around the globe in real-time. But in other ways, the same technology has also disconnected us. This book deals with this topic.
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The Rise of the Humans: How to Outsmart the Digital Deluge Summary


The rapid growth of our digital world has brought huge advantages - access to information anywhere, at any time, and the ability to communicate with colleagues, family and friends around the globe in real-time. But in other ways, the same technology has also disconnected us. Computers risk becoming less of a productivity tool and more like information firehoses, drowning us in a deluge of data that can keep us from doing meaningful, real work. The devices in our hands connect us like never before, but they vie for our attention to the point where they are beginning to disconnect us from the real world. In this book, Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer at Microsoft UK, argues that right now it feels like the machines are taking over but if we stop thinking about the digital deluge as a problem and instead see it as an incredible opportunity we will be able to redress the balance. Technology offers our society so much but it is up to us, the humans, to rise to that potential.

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Sku
GOR005833407
Title
The Rise of the Humans: How to Outsmart the Digital Deluge
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Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Harriman House Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
152
ISBN 10
0857194054
ISBN 13
9780857194053
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