Taming the Digital Behemoth: Rethinking the Digital - Human Divide

The article analyzes issues associated with digital challenge, ways to humanize technology and need to rethink the digital-human divide. Topics discussed include issues associated with uses and abuses of technology, commercial design of digital technologies that engenders compulsive behavior, and ho...

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Published in:Journal of interdisciplinary studies
Main Author: Gruenwald, Oskar
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Institute for Interdisciplinary Research [2020]
In: Journal of interdisciplinary studies
Year: 2020, Volume: 32, Issue: 1/2, Pages: 1-16
IxTheo Classification:ZA Social sciences
ZB Sociology
ZD Psychology
Further subjects:B Digital humanities
B Compulsive behavior
B Digital technology
B Digital divide
B Information Technology
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Summary:The article analyzes issues associated with digital challenge, ways to humanize technology and need to rethink the digital-human divide. Topics discussed include issues associated with uses and abuses of technology, commercial design of digital technologies that engenders compulsive behavior, and how digital technology can impair autonomy, hijack attention, rewire the brain, and diminish concentration, empathy, knowledge and wisdom of human being.
ISSN:2766-0508
Contains:Enthalten in: Journal of interdisciplinary studies
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.5840/jis2020321/21