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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 This constant interaction with the 1’s and 0’s of the digital world is starting to have an effect on our own lives as we are drawn into a world of constant connection information at your fingertips and 24 hour communication

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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 internet and social media and the ability to constantly communicate across almost al

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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 tec

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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 verbose similes and references but then he'll turn around and slap you with beautiful insights It's such a pleasure to read about our modern connected lives without it sounding like your grand m

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    I came across 'The Four Dimensional Human' while browsing a relatively unfamiliar branch library I'm easily convinced to read non fiction dissecting our digital world and its effects In this instance Scott examines various different dimensions of the experience of pervasive digital connectedness It's worth noting that he is a lecturer in English and creative writing so the references are largely drawn from lite

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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 fina

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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 dimension We're somewhere else when we're really here Or vice versa or something “Social

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    As a piece of philosophical and critical writing this book has its flaws As a piece of entertaining commentary on daily digital interaction it is hugely effective Scott adopts a fairly systematic approach early on He reminisces about some piece of pop culture trivia or literary moment and then finds a way to u

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    Scott deeply understands the internet and wastes few words on empty ideas and covers vast ground accessible from his Compara

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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 asp

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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. You are no doubt reading this on a screen most likely some sort of tablet or phone but it could be on a computer This constant interaction with the 1 s and 0 s of the digital world is starting to have an effect on our own lives as we are drawn into a world of constant connection information at your fingertips and 24 hour communication Scott calls this new persona the four dimensional human and in this book considers the ways that this influx of digital consciousness will affect us Some of his subjects include the private and public faces that we show online how the digital sphere is affecting us and our thought processes and the perils on our sanity with a constant stream of newsIt was an interesting book in lots of ways almost everything we do these days has some sort of interaction with a computer or screen and Scoot has made a good attempt to try and see what sort of human being we will become with the constant digital feeds in our lives The first part of the book dragged a little but thankfully picked up in the last half where he gave a number of examples on social media and his own experiences on it as well as illustrations from the film and fiction worlds Overall good and it would be a subject worth re visiting again in five years or so with my children s generation who have only know this world

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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

DOWNLOAD Ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ã Laurence Scott

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. Talk about waxy This Scott dude can certainly stretch an idea He argues semi convincingly that digital devices and social media are the 4th dimension We re somewhere else when we re really here Or vice versa or something Social mediamakes a moment four dimensional by scaffolding it with simultaneity such that it exists in multiple places at once xv But he also gives an example of writing a postcard doing the same thing so isn t it any distraction removing you from the presentThe text is devoid of non self reference I ve not read an author so entirely consumed by himself and his own thoughts since maybe Henry David Thoreau Scott seems to only make comparisons to his own experiences It s a great book if you re in his family DNF dThough this isn t one of them you can find reviews of books for men at Books for Dudes Books for Dudes the online reader s advisory column for men from Library Journal

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