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I Live in the Future & Here's How It Works - Why Your World, Work, and Brain Are Being Creatively Disrupted

Nick Bilton

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Are we driving off a digital cliff and heading for disaster, unable to focus, maintain concentration, or form the human bonds that make life worth living? Are media and business doomed and about to be replaced by amateur hour? The world, as Nick Bilton-with tongue-in-cheek-shows, has been going to hell for a long, long time, and what we are experiencing is the twenty-first-century version of the fear that always takes hold as new technology replaces the old. In fact, as Bilton shows, the digital era we are part of is, in all its creative and disruptive forms, the foundation for exciting and engaging experiences not only for business but society as well. Both visionary and practical, I Live in the Future & Here's How It Works captures the zeitgeist of an emerging age, providing the understanding of how a radically changed media world is influencing human behavior: • With a walk on the wild side-through the porn industry-we see how this business model is leading the way, adapting product to consumer needs and preferences and beating piracy. • By understanding how the Internet is creating a new type of consumer, the "consumnivore," living in a world where immediacy trumps quality and quantity, we see who is dictating the type of content being created. • Through exploring the way our brains are adapting, we gain a new understanding of the positive effect of new media narratives on thinking and action. One fascinating study, for example, shows that surgeons who play video games are more skillful than their nonplaying counterparts. • Why social networks, the openness of the Internet, and handy new gadgets are not just vehicles for telling the world what you had for breakfast but are becoming the foundation for "anchoring communities" that tame information overload and help determine what news and information to trust and consume and what to ignore. • Why the map of tomorrow is centered on "Me," and why that simple fact means a totally new approach to the way media companies shape content. • Why people pay for e

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mike Chamberlain

Length:

8h 2m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:13


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:17


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:19


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:51


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:42


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:16


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:16


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:32


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:52


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:46


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:33


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:56


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:17


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:02


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:10


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:23


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:23


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:13


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:33


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:18


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:06


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:33


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:00


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:45


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:32


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:22


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:07


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:36


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:43


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:11


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:35


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:42


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:41


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:51


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

07:09


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:58


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:02


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:29


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:02


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:57


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:56


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:00


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:52


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:25


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:00


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:20


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:37


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:42


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:24


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:59


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:35


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:55


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:44


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:41


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:05


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:29


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:51


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:50


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:48


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:32


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

07:54


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:09


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:05


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:27


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:33


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:09


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:48


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

08:13


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:15


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:34


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

07:34


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:34


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:56


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

07:40


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:11


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

00:26