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Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid

Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter

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$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674244726

Publication Date: 07/07/2020

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480 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

21 photos, 4 illus.

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Luke Fernandez is Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and codirector of the Tech Outreach Center at Weber State University. His essays on the effects of the internet on higher education have appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education. An NEH Digital Humanities Fellowship funded his course “Are Machines Making Us Stupid?” which generated media interest across Utah. He blogs at http://itintheuniversity.blogspot.com/.

Susan J. Matt is Presidential Distinguished Professor of History at Weber State University and the author of Keeping Up with the Joneses: Envy in American Consumer Society and Homesickness: An American History. She has appeared on many radio programs, including Wisconsin Public Radio’s To the Best of Our Knowledge and CBC Radio’s Tapestry, and her work has been recognized in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Slate, New York Magazine, and the Washington Post, among others.

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