Techgnosis [Audiobook] download free by Erik Davis

Techgnosis Audiobook download free by Erik Davis
  • Listen audiobook: Techgnosis
  • Author: Erik Davis
  • Release date: 2015/8/31
  • Publisher: NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS,U.S.
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Computing
  • ISBN: 9781583949306
  • Rating: 7.24 of 10
  • Votes: 592
  • Review by: Grady Fishman
  • Review rating: 7.69 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/18
  • Duration: 5H52M13S in 256 kbps (92.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-12
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, WMA, FLAC, MPEG4, AU, MP3 (compression 7Z, ZIP, GZ, ACE, RAR, CPIO)
  • Total pages original book: 464
  • Includes a PDF summary of 43 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 32M32S (8.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: How does our fascination with technology intersect with the religious imagination? In TechGnosis-a cult classic now updated and reissued with a new afterword-Erik Davis argues that while the realms of the digital and the spiritual may seem worlds apart, esoteric and religious impulses have in fact always permeated (and sometimes inspired) technological communication. Davis uncovers startling connections between such seemingly disparate topics as electricity and alchemy; online roleplaying games and religious and occult practices; virtual reality and gnostic mythology; programming languages and Kabbalah. The final chapters address the apocalyptic dreams that haunt technology, providing vital historical context as well as new ways to think about a future defined by the mutant intermingling of mind and machine, nightmare and fantasy.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Cybernetics & Systems Theory, Media Studies, Mind, Body & Spirit, Gnosticism, Computing: General, Cultural Studies, Impact Of Science & Technology On Society, Mind, Body, Spirit: Thought & Practice, Ethical & Social Aspects Of Computing, Religious Groups: Social & Cultural Aspects
  • Download servers: BitShare, Google Drive, Uploaded, SendSpace, Torrent. Compressed in 7Z, ZIP, GZ, ACE, RAR, CPIO
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.24 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x226x28mm
  • Weight: 700g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Berkeley, CA, United States

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