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Culture : leading scientists explore societies, art, power and technology / edited by John Brockman.

Contributor(s): Brockman, John, 1941-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York ; London : Harper Perennial, 2011Description: xix, 274 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062023131 (paperback) .Subject(s): Civilization, Modern -- 21st century | Culture | Popular culture | Art and society | Social networks | Reputation | Technological innovations -- Social aspects | Internet -- Social aspects | SCIENCE / GeneralDDC classification: 909.83 CUL
Contents:
1.The Evolution Of Culture /​ Daniel C. Dennett 2.Why Do Some Societies Make Disastrous Decisions? /​ Jared Diamond 3.Art And Human Reality /​ Steven Pinker 4.A Big Theory Of Culture /​ Stewart Brand 5.We Are As Gods And Have To Get Good At It /​ Stewart Brand 6.Turing's Cathedral: A Visit To Google On The Occasion Of The 60Th Anniversary Of John Von Neumann's Proposal For A Digital Computer /​ George Dyson 7.Time To Start Taking The Internet Seriously /​ David Gelernter 8.Indirect Reciprocity, Assessment Hardwiring, And Reputation /​ Karl Sigmund 9.Digital Maoism: The Hazards Of The New Online Collectivism /​ Jaron Lanier 10.On Jaron Lanier's "Digital Maoism" /​ An Edge Conversation 11.Social Networks Are Like The Eye /​ Nicholas A. Christakis 12.The Next Renaissance: Keynote Address At The Personal Democracy Forum /​ Douglas Rushkoff 13.Digital Power And Its Discontents /​ Clay Shirky Contents note continued: 14.Does Technology Evolve? /​ W. Brian Arthur 15.Aristotle: The Knowledge Web /​ W. Daniel Hillis 16.The Pancake People Vs. The Godel-To-Google Net /​ George Dyson.
Summary: "A short, cutting-edge master class covering everything you need to know about culture. Edited by John Brockman, with contributions by the world's leading thinkers"--
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1.The Evolution Of Culture /​ Daniel C. Dennett
2.Why Do Some Societies Make Disastrous Decisions? /​ Jared Diamond
3.Art And Human Reality /​ Steven Pinker
4.A Big Theory Of Culture /​ Stewart Brand
5.We Are As Gods And Have To Get Good At It /​ Stewart Brand
6.Turing's Cathedral: A Visit To Google On The Occasion Of The 60Th Anniversary Of John Von Neumann's Proposal For A Digital Computer /​ George Dyson
7.Time To Start Taking The Internet Seriously /​ David Gelernter
8.Indirect Reciprocity, Assessment Hardwiring, And Reputation /​ Karl Sigmund
9.Digital Maoism: The Hazards Of The New Online Collectivism /​ Jaron Lanier
10.On Jaron Lanier's "Digital Maoism" /​ An Edge Conversation
11.Social Networks Are Like The Eye /​ Nicholas A. Christakis
12.The Next Renaissance: Keynote Address At The Personal Democracy Forum /​ Douglas Rushkoff
13.Digital Power And Its Discontents /​ Clay Shirky
Contents note continued: 14.Does Technology Evolve? /​ W. Brian Arthur
15.Aristotle: The Knowledge Web /​ W. Daniel Hillis
16.The Pancake People Vs. The Godel-To-Google Net /​ George Dyson.

"A short, cutting-edge master class covering everything you need to know about culture. Edited by John Brockman, with contributions by the world's leading thinkers"--

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