Distracted

Author: Maggie Jackson
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ISBN: 9781591027485
Size: 63.45 MB
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Distracted is a gripping expos of this hyper-mobile, cyber-centric, attention-deficient life. Day by day, we are eroding our capacity for deep attention the building block of intimacy, wisdom, and cultural progress.

Distracted

Author: Maggie Jackson
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 36.32 MB
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Argues that advanced technology, multitasking, and the reliance on the Internet for information and social contacts has eroded the ability of people to focus on important priorities and connect with others on a personal level.

Distracted

Author: Maggie Jackson
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1615920005
Size: 25.64 MB
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This is an important book...a harrowing documentation of our modern world's descent into fragmentation, self alienation, and emptiness-brought on, to a large extent, by communication technologies that distract us, dislocate us, and destroy ...

The Distraction Addiction

Author: Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316208256
Size: 55.96 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Whether it's breathing while Facebook refreshes, or finding creative ways to take a few hours away from the digital crush, this book is about the ways to tune in without tuning out.

What S Happening To Home

Author: Maggie Jackson
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 73.14 MB
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Jackson leads us on our own path toward creating an intimate and caring 21st century home without returning to the rigid ideals of the past.

Married To Distraction

Author: Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345519310
Size: 32.58 MB
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Complete with scripts, tips, communication techniques, and a detailed 30-day reconnection plan, as well as inspiring real-life stories, Married to Distraction will set couples on a course of understanding, healing, and love.

Robot Futures

Author: Illah Reza Nourbakhsh
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262018624
Size: 42.81 MB
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In Robot Futures, the roboticist Illah Reza Nourbakhshconsiders how we will share our world with these creatures, and how our society could change as itincorporates a race of stronger, smarter beings.

Defined By Design

Author: Kathryn H. Anthony
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1633882845
Size: 50.59 MB
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This fascinating book--full of aha moments--will teach readers to recognize the hidden biases in certain products and places and to work for more intelligent and healthy design in all areas of life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Appalachian Legacy

Author: James Patrick Ziliak
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815722141
Size: 36.52 MB
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As the focal point of domestic antipoverty efforts, Appalachia took on special symbolic as well as economic importance. Nearly half a century later, what are the results? Appalachian Legacy provides the answers.

Caveman Logic

Author: Hank Davis
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 65.49 MB
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In this engagingly written book, the author encourages us to transcend the mental default settings and tribal loyalities that worked well for our ancestors back in the Pleistocene age.