Why computers don't belong in the classroom -- A literate Luddite? -- Makes learning fun -- The hidden price of computers -- Loony for laptops -- Multimedia comics -- CRTs for tots -- A question of balance -- Calculating against calculators -- Education by e-mail -- Cyberschool -- The compter contrarian -- Arrogance of the techies -- Software guinea pigs -- The tyranny of the ugly computer -- "Information is power" -- Help! I'm stuck at a help desk! -- The connected library -- Planned obsolescence -- New uses for your old computer -- The plague of PowerPoint -- Junk food and the Internet: the economics of information -- Rule number two -- Isolated by the Internet -- All truth.
Library Journal Prepub Alert 06/01/99.
One of the pioneers of the Internet and the computer industry takes a provocative look at how computers have encroached on our lives.