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Published: 17 July 2017

208 Pages

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ISBN: 9780190600990


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Interpersonal Divide in the Age of the Machine

Second Edition

Michael J. Bugeja

  • An emphasis on media history helps readers understand how techonlogical innovation changes society.
  • A focus on the ethics of techno-culture illustrates how technological values are distinct from media and cultural values.
  • An examination of big data shows how machines correlate for profit.
  • An exploration of artificial intelligence considers how technology using big data and robotics is changing the world as we know it.

New to this Edition:

  • An examination of big data shows how machines correlate for profit.
  • An exploration of artificial intelligence considers how technology using big data and robotics is changing the world as we know it.
  • Focuses more on the intimate or personal relationships found in community rather than just the more public contexts of marketing, advertising, and mass mediated messaging.
  • Presents more opposing viewpoints to give students a broader and more nuanced perspective of technology and its influence on society.
  • Includes student reactions as well as more concrete narratives, anecdotes, humanizing examples, and real-world solutions to current crises.
  • Reads more easily for undergraduate students to understand and enjoy.
  • Features added visuals like charts for students that draw heavily on visual information to make sense of information.
  • Provides more applicable journal exercises and projects that current students can better relate to.
  • Suggests additional resource such as books, web sites, blogs, and more where students might engage questions in more depth related to a research project.
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