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Implosion: How the Internet Affects Culture & Communication

Implosion: How the Internet Affects Culture & Communication

Implosion: How the Internet Affects Culture & Communication

Implosion: How the Internet Affects Culture & Communication

  • By: Andy Law

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ISBN: 9789386105226

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2017

Pages: 148

Size: 140 x 216 mm

Publisher: LID Publishing

Published in India by: Viva Books

Exclusive Distributors: Viva Books

Sales Territory: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka


Reviews:

“Strong brands increasingly reflect strong cultures that are enriched and empowered by the stories they tell.This is a unique and bite-size collection of some of the best stories told by a great storyteller”.
Stephen Meade, CEO, McCann Enterprise.

“Andy Law never goes for the obvious but he often comes up (scarily in real time) with a new thought that pulls your idea together and connects it to the context of today. He is truly one of the great creative thinkers of our time.”
Geraldine Laybourne, Media Entrepreneur (Nickelodeon, Oxygen and Kandu)

Description:

THE “IMPLOSIVE” NATURE OF THE INTERNET AND THE CONSEQUENCES FOR SOCIETY AND COMMUNICATIONS


The lnternet is behaving in a way that is affecting everything we do. And it is making us think about things in a way we never previously thought.The lnternet is contrary and the opposite of previous inventions. It has, oddly, a reverse polarity of discovery in which seeking to know more about what and who we already know (think Facebook,Twitter, Google) is more valid than learning new things. This is the “implosion” that this book examines. It then goes on to assess the great impact this reverse polarity will have on society and business. The creation of the Internet, the most significant invention for many generations, is driving culture inwards instead of outwards (unlike many of history's other prestigious cultural innovations). It is an implosive force, annihilating and creating simultaneously. And it will change forever the way society and business communicates. This book offers a controversial insight into where we are heading and predicts an exciting future that is just a few clicks away.

Target Audience:

General audience and people interested in internet effecting business and society.

Contents:

Chapter 1: What Happened?
Chapter 2: First, Let's Eat
Chapter 3: Now it's Time for a Coffee
Chapter 4: The Medium is the Mess
Chapter 5: Streaming Screenagers
Chapter 6: Socialism, Socializing and Being Social
Chapter 7: Being Present
Chapter 8: New Order

About the Author:

Andy Law is widely recognized as one of the world's foremost practitioners of breakthrough business thinking. He is currently Chairman of Fearlessly Frank and was previously CEO of Chiat Day London and founder of St. Lukes’ worldwide group of advertising agencies. He is the author of Open Minds (Creative Company in the USA) and Experiment at Work and a regular blogger for The Hufington Post.

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