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7/5/06: Future Hype

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – Perhaps there is a tendency for a generation to see its own time as a golden age - the pinnacle of human achievement. But despite the technological advances of the last 20 years, former Microsoft programmer Bob Seidensticker is convinced that the PC and the Internet are no more important than any major invention of the past. In his book Future Hype: The Myths of Technology Change, Seidensticker explores the high and often hidden costs of technology, and argues that only by seeing technology correctly can we hope to use it correctly.

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