I really enjoyed this and I am thrilled to feel like I have my life back.
These questions are explored in William Powers' book Hamlet's BlackBerry: A Practical Philosophy for Building a Good Life in the Digital Age.
I was intrigued by the title "Hamlet's Blackberry" as I found it clever and hoped the rest of the book would be as clever.
Powers does a good job explaining how technology has impacted our life. I always thought of technology as digital technology but that's just one branch of it. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Alpha92
This is more like the one thing to NOT give a teenager to read over the summer for summer reading, especially since many of us have nothing better to do during the summer.Published 1 month ago by Audrey M. Leone-Woods
Allow me to begin by sharing with you, that I'm in my early seventies and enjoying retirement. In order to remain somehow "connected", I own an Ipod touch, a kindle paper... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Raul Acevedo
Powers treatment of the pros and cons of being connected in this "digital' age is concise, relevant and at times even playful. Read morePublished 7 months ago by kim e williams
The delivery time is definietly 5 stars but the book itself is only 2 for me. The prologue was great but as I read on he kept repeating himself. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Bianca
Powers has managed to put into words all the vague feelings of disconnection and superficiality that I've battled ever since I began relying on my computer to run my life and work. Read morePublished 8 months ago by C. L. Ferle
This was a great book for thos of us who are not fully into the digital age, letting us know that history is full of those like us.Published 9 months ago by Joyce A. Baggerly
It is a book for a college course I'm taking and I needed it ASAP and it was delivered to me within 2 days, that was a great help! And the book is a good read too!Published 12 months ago by Perla Mena
I read this because my grandson was assigned it for summer reading. I was very disappointed. Everything could have been said in 50 page or less. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Tamara