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    • World Without Mind

    • The Existential Threat of Big Tech
    • By: Franklin Foer
    • Narrated by: Marc Cashman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 156

    Elegantly tracing the intellectual history of computer science - from Descartes and the Enlightenment to Alan Turing to Stuart Brand and the hippie origins of today's Silicon Valley - Foer exposes the dark underpinnings of our most idealistic dreams for technology. The corporate ambitions of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon, he argues, are trampling longstanding liberal values, especially intellectual property and privacy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A critical message in an era of conformism.

    • By Christopher B Valentine on 11-02-17

    Regular price: $24.50