In this compelling and well written novel, Eggers explores the possible implications of the techno-social systems we live in today, taking them to some quite disturbing conclusions.
Many have argued that this outlook is overly pessimistic, but it does really make you think. Reading this book has certainly made me make some different decisions in terms of how I use and keep data online.
I’m fascinated by the power of stories to teach rather than preach at the moment. This does a great job of uncovering some of the tricky areas technology is starting to make us confront as societies.