An eye-opening look at the new computer revolution and the coming transformation of our economy, society, and culture.
“Magisterial…Draws an elegant and illuminating parallel between the late-19th-century electrification of America and today’s computing world.” —Salon
Finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction: “Nicholas Carr has written a Silent Spring for the literary mind.”—Michael Agger, Slate
The story of Oscar Wilde's 1882 American tour explains how this quotable literary eminence became famous for being famous.
From the former president of MIT, the story of the next technology revolution, and how it will change our lives.