We Live in a Technopoly
And it is affecting our ability to process information
In chapter five of his book Technopoly (which is great but not as good as Amusing Ourselves to Death), Neil Postman explains how a “technopoly” is not only a state of culture, but also a state of mind. He tells of how it can lead to the destructive, uncontrolled pervasiveness of information.
Technopoly is a state of culture. It is also a …