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The Glass Cage

Automation and Us

by Nicholas Carr

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Author Nicholas Carr examines, from a human perspective, the psychological and neurological impact of spending so much time at work and at play with computers and technology and discusses the effect it has on happiness and satisfaction.

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Hands-Free, Mind-Free: What We Lose Through Automation

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