The advent of the internet has been one of the most significant technological developments in history. In this thought-provoking and groundbreaking work David Eagleman, author of international bestseller SUM, presents six ways in which the net saves us from major existential threats: epidemics, poor information flow, natural disasters, political corruption, resource depletion and economic meltdown.
Praise for Why the Net Matters:
‘Clever, informative, intriguing and fresh’ Observer
‘An impressive and intriguing work’ Sunday Telegraph
A New York Times ‘SuperBook’
Why the Net Matters