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  • emTechnopolyem
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    Technopoly

    Neil Postman, author of Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology published by Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, spoke on the theme of his book which noted the dependence of Americans on…

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  • emBuilding a Bridge to the 18th Centuryem
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    Building a Bridge to the 18th Century

    Professor Postman talked about his book, Building a Bridge to the 18th Century: How the Past Can Improve Our Future, published by Knopf. He focused on current societal problems that could…

    959 views
  • Technology and Society
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    Technology and Society

    Professor Postman talked about the impact of technology on our political, social and spiritual lives. He is the author of several books including Amusing Ourselves to Death and Technopoly.…

    714 views
  • Impact of Media on Families and Children
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    Impact of Media on Families and Children

    A ten-minute video presentation created by UCLA was shown. It consisted of clips of television shows from the past few decades illustrating both positive and negative views of family relationships.…

    312 views
  • Life and Career of Neil Postman
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    Life and Career of Neil Postman

    The author of Amusing Ourselves to Death discussed his experiences in teaching and research and his thesis that television has fundamentally altered the terms of discourse in our society.…

    3,515 views