The age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present download free [PDF and Ebook] by Hans Ulrich Obrist

The age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present download free [PDF and Ebook] by Hans Ulrich Obrist year 2015
  • Book name: The age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present
  • Author: Hans Ulrich Obrist
  • Release date: 2015/6/4
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9780141979564
  • Rating: 9.14 of 10
  • Votes: 347
  • Review by: Solomon Whaley
  • Review rating: 9.74 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/8
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Planet Earth needs a self-help book, and this is itThe future is happening to us far faster than we thought it would and this book explains whyFifty years after Marshall McLuhan's ground breaking book on the influence of technology on culture The Medium is the Massage, Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist extend the analysis to today, touring the world that's redefined by the Internet, decoding and explaining what they call the 'extreme present'.The Age of Earthquakes is a quick-fire paperback, harnessing the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives. The authors invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and 'mindsource' images and illustrations from over 30 contemporary artists. Wayne Daly's striking graphic design imports the surreal, juxtaposed, mashed mannerisms of screen to page. It's like a culturally prescient, all-knowing email to the reader: possibly the best email they will ever read.Welcome to The Age of Earthquakes, a paper portrait of Now, where the Internet hasn't just changed the structure of our brains these past few years, it's also changing the structure of the planet. This is a new history of the world that fits perfectly in your back pocket.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H44M15S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Impact Of Science & Technology On Society, Philosophy Of Science, Literary Essays, Art History
  • Available formats: PPTX, EPUB, WORD, TXT, PDB, TCR, DOC, PDF. Compressed in TBZ2, TAR.XZ, Z, ZIP, RAR, DEB
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.96 USD
  • Dimensions: 120x178x19mm
  • Weight: 200g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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