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You Are Not A Gadget
« on: August 10, 2012, 11:28:54 am »
http://www.amazon.co.uk/You-Are-Not-Gadget-Manifesto/dp/1846143411

Just finished reading this book, and kinda figured that everyone using the net should probably read this book.
Lemme know what you think!
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Re: You Are Not A Gadget
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2012, 03:43:21 pm »
We already have a 'great books' thread, don't we?

Anyway, this looks interesting... I'll probably look into it ;)

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Re: You Are Not A Gadget
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2012, 09:40:08 pm »
Seems interesting. I haven't seen it in stores here but I might take a look. I kinda agree about the music part in the description, although in some cases that can be good IMHO, such as when Metallica decided to return to their old '80s thrash metal style instead of sticking to the commercial, mainstream rock they played in the '90s and early 2000s. I would also love, for example, if italo disco and '90s eurodance were revived rather than just mainstream disco and electro stuff.
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Re: You Are Not A Gadget
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2012, 01:47:42 pm »
Yeah he has a whole chapter on music, the challenges facing the industry and how a lot of old stuff gets recycled nowadays, which is a bit disappointing really when you think about it.
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Re: You Are Not A Gadget
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2012, 09:12:58 pm »
Looks like a good read. I'll see if my local books-a-million has it when I get home. :)