Bored, lonely, angry, stupid : changing feelings about technology, from the telegraph to Twitter
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Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019.
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464 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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English
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9780674983700, 067498370X

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Do our digital habits kill our attention span or alter the nature of focus? Is social media driving us apart or changing the meaning of social relationships? How we answer these questions will hinge on what we value. This wide-ranging account of our emotional responses to new technologies, from the telegraph to the smart phone, argues that we are profoundly changed by them. Today, for example, we are increasingly distrustful of social media, yet we have a hard time separating ourselves from the technologies we don't trust. It turns out this is not new: Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid reveals how past technological innovations aroused intense feelings and altered our sense of self.--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Fernandez, L., & Matt, S. J. 1. (2019). Bored, lonely, angry, stupid: changing feelings about technology, from the telegraph to Twitter . Harvard University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fernandez, Luke and Susan J. 1967- Matt. 2019. Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings About Technology, From the Telegraph to Twitter. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fernandez, Luke and Susan J. 1967- Matt. Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings About Technology, From the Telegraph to Twitter Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Fernandez, Luke,, and Susan J. 1967- Matt. Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings About Technology, From the Telegraph to Twitter Harvard University Press, 2019.

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