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Present Shock

When Everything Happens Now

Present Shock by Douglas Rushkoff
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People spent the twentieth century obsessed with the future. We created technologies that would help connect us faster, gather news, map the planet, and compile knowledge. We strove for an instantaneous network where time and space could be compressed. Well, the future's arrived. We live in a continuous now enabled by Twitter, email, and a so-called real-time technological shift. Yet this "now" is an elusive goal that we can never quite reach. And the dissonance between our digital selves and our analog bodies has thrown us into a new state of anxiety: present shock.
Penguin Publishing Group; March 2013
240 pages; ISBN 9781101608241
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Title: Present Shock
Author: Douglas Rushkoff
 
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