When online experiences dominate our lives, what gets lost?
Only one generation in history (ours) will experience life both with and without
the Internet. For everyone who follows us, online life will simply be the air
they breathe. Today, we revel in ubiquitous information and constant connection,
rarely stopping to consider the implications for our logged-on lives. Michael
Harris chronicles this massive shift, exploring what we've gained?and lost?in
In this eloquent and thought-provoking book, Harris argues that our greatest
loss has been that of absence itself?of silence, wonder, and solitude. It's a
surprisingly precious commodity, and one we have less of every year.