Why the Net Matters

by David Eagleman

The advent of the internet has been one of the most significant technological developments in history. In this thought-provoking and groundbreaking work David Eagleman, author of international bestseller SUM, presents six ways in which the net saves us from major existential threats: epidemics, poor information flow, natural disasters, political corruption, resource depletion and economic meltdown. Praise for Why the Net Matters: ‘Clever, informative, intriguing and fresh’ Observer‘An impressive and intriguing work’ Sunday TelegraphA New York Times ‘SuperBook’
  • Canongate Books; April 2011
  • ISBN: 9780857860538
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  • Title: Why the Net Matters
  • Author: David Eagleman
  • Imprint: Canongate Books