The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World


You are a 4-dimensional human.

Each folks exists in three-d, actual house. yet, as a constellation of daily electronic phenomena rewires our lives, we're more and more coaxed from the containment of our predigital selves right into a awesome and eerie fourth measurement, a global of ceaseless verbal exchange, speedy details, and international connection.

Our portals to this new global were wedged open, and the silhouette of a determine is slowly taking form. yet what does it think prefer to be 4-dimensional? How do electronic applied sciences effect the rhythms of our recommendations, the fashion and tilt of our realization? What new sensitivities and sensibilities are rising with our publicity to the delights, sorrows, and anxieties of a networked global? and the way can we stay in public with those recoded deepest lives?

Laurence Scott―hailed as a “New new release philosopher” by means of the humanities and arts learn Council and the BBC―shows how this 4-dimensional lifestyles is dramatically altering us by way of redefining our social lives and lengthening the bounds of our presence on this planet. mixing tech-philosophy with insights on every thing from Seinfeld to the autumn of Gaddafi, Scott stands with a emerging new release of social critics hoping to appreciate our new truth. His virtuosic debut is a revelatory and unique exploration of lifestyles within the electronic age.

Show sample text content

Download sample