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    You are no doubt reading this on a screen most likely some sort of tablet or phone but it could be on a computer T

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    This is a difficult book to write about and very hard to describe It's basically a study of how 'networked life' ie 247 connection to the inte

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    The Four Dimensional Human invites us to think about how digitization has changed our lives It's not a book about dooms day warnings of how technology will ruin us but rather gently nudges us to think about what it means to be connected to the cloud at all times What does it mean for our sense of a body when we are constantly bodil

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    The introduction alone is worth the price of admission I feel like sometimes he gets a little carried away in his grand and super v

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    I came across 'The Four Dimensional Human' while browsing a relatively unfamiliar branch library I'm easily convinced to

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    I recieved a free copy of this book in return for an honest review It's been a few months I've made many attempts to reach the end but have finally had to admit defeat this book really isn't for meA non fiction book written in highly styled prose is an interesting concept but such a book needs to retain the essential elements of expertise or insight I just didn't find that hereGreat read for style but sadly the content w

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    Talk about 'waxy' This Scott dude can certainly stretch an idea He argues semi convincingly that digital devices and social media are the 4th

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    As a piece of philosophical and critical wri

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    Scott deeply understands the internet and wastes few words on empty ideas and covers vast ground accessible from his Comparative Literature PhD and broad artistic interests Carefully choose descriptive words and obscure yet appropriate metaphors and examples this book often sent me to google for erudition and never wasted my curiosityBest moments are countless including Duschamps’ Toilet Timescales as Porn Proust Dorian Grey

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    A sort of phenomenology of the networked self Digressive literary clever Scott does a better job than almost any other book I've read and I've read a few recently on capturing the uncanny elements of our social media world the experience of being online This isn't a screed or a pep rally Scott's tone as he discusses the various strange aspects of our lives online is perhaps best described as bemused ambivalence He ref

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The Four Dimensional Human Ways of Being in the Digital World

A constellation of everyday digital phenomena is rewiring our inner lives argues Laurence Scott We are increasingly coaxed from the third dimensional containment of our pre digital selves into a wonderful and eerie fourth dimension a world of ceaseless communication instant information and global connectionOur portals to this new world have been wedged open and. This is a difficult book to write about and very hard to describe It s basically a study of how networked life ie 247 connection to the internet and social media and the ability to constantly communicate across almost all physical borders has transformed the human experience and what that means for us But it s a sprawling sort of book that goes in loads of different directions rather than presenting a single argument If this sounds a bit incoherent it sometimes can be yet Scott s writing is so beautiful it barely matters It s an academic thesis written like a novel Pop culture references are woven in very naturally and nothing about it feels gimmicky I m not a big non fiction reader but this really grabbed mePossibly to be continuedexpanded later Mating Flight everyday digital phenomena is rewiring our inner lives argues Laurence Scott We are increasingly coaxed from the third dimensional containment of our pre digital selves into a wonderful and Road-map to the Indians Treasure eerie fourth dimension a world of ceaseless communication instant information and global connectionOur portals to this new world have been wedged open and. This is a difficult book to write about and very hard to describe It s basically a study of how networked life ie 247 connection to the internet and social media and the ability to constantly communicate across almost all physical borders has transformed the human Green dog trumpet and other stories experience and what that means for us But it s a sprawling sort of book that goes in loads of different directions rather than presenting a single argument If this sounds a bit incoherent it sometimes can be yet Scott s writing is so beautiful it barely matters It s an academic thesis written like a novel Pop culture references are woven in very naturally and nothing about it feels gimmicky I m not a big non fiction reader but this really grabbed mePossibly to be continuedexpanded later

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C with these recoded private livesTackling ideas of time space isolation silence and threat – how our modern day anxieties manifest online – and moving from Hamlet to the ghosts of social media from Seinfeld to the fall of Gaddafi from Twitter art to Oedipus The Four Dimensional Human is a highly original and pioneering portrait of life in a digital landscap. Scott deeply understands the internet and wastes few words on empty ideas and covers vast ground accessible from his Comparative Literature PhD and broad artistic interests Carefully choose descriptive words and obscure yet appropriate metaphors and examples this book often sent me to google for erudition and never wasted my curiosityBest moments are countless including Duschamps Toilet Timescales as Porn Proust Dorian Grey Flatland and several personal brushes with deathI couldn t read this book without a 4D world because so much context I didn t know Also it s better on an ereader so many uotes and comments and ideas to keep track of Exhibit A on why academic study of English is valuable is Intensely challenging read and I am unable to Justice to it in any short review Through making parallels in our shared deep knowledge of things Internet Scott taught me our rich heritage of literary and artistic gold This book may be timeless a precious time capsule of this literary century and the generation that came of age just as the internet and mobile were born

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The silhouette of a figure is slowly taking shape But what does it feel like to be four dimensional How do digital technologies influence the rhythms of our thoughts the style and tilt of our consciousness What new sensitivities and sensibilities are emerging with our exposure to the delights sorrows and anxieties of a networked world And how do we live in publi. I recieved a free copy of this book in return for an honest review It s been a few months I ve made many attempts to reach the end but have finally had to admit defeat this book really isn t for meA non fiction book written in highly styled prose is an interesting concept but such a book needs to retain the essential elements of expertise or insight I just didn t find that hereGreat read for style but sadly the content was just not to my taste

  • Paperback
  • 248
  • The Four Dimensional Human Ways of Being in the Digital World
  • Laurence Scott
  • English
  • 05 May 2019
  • 9780393353075