From Library Journal
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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excellent foresight into the issues with high tech culture and how tech itself shapes interactions in some unsavory ways. impressed that this was written in 1998.Published 23 months ago by Max Stratford
This book covers interesting ground regarding the social ramifications of too much information. However, it offers little in the way of hands-on solutions.Published on May 26, 2005 by Jeff Davidson
David Shenk's examination on the information flow is somewhat sobering. Shenk has a good grasp on the major problems resulting from too much information. Read morePublished on November 7, 2001 by josee Vincent
Mr. Shenk does a fine job of informing us of the potential pitfalls of the information explosion. He uses excellent examples of how too much information stuns some people, makes... Read morePublished on October 19, 2001 by Mark S. Hubbard
I am disappointed that I end up rating David Shenk's book so low because there are some very interesting ideas at work here. Read morePublished on February 1, 2001 by J. Michael Gallipo
Dear Mr., Shenk
After reading Data Smog, there were many things that I had never realized. The book over all was written well, but there were some agreeing and disagreeing... Read more
A linear picture at the beginning of the book caught my attention first: a lonely man climbed on his horse in front of beautiful scenery. Read morePublished on September 19, 2000 by Zhu Yongqin
"Data Smog" presents the good, the bad, and the ugly of what the Information Age is all about. David Shenk does a good job describing the problem and effects of information... Read morePublished on August 30, 2000 by A. Petrotchenkov