Reviews

  • This book pierces through the fog of everyday life. Read and you will become aware of history you need to know, and of how the last few centuries of the human story sit within a much larger, epochal frame. An extra treat is insight into the remarkable Dyson family

    Jaron Lanier, Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
  • The most delightfully peculiar book I've ever read. It's grand and intimate, personal and cosmic, and about digital computing and archaic hunter gatherers. Every paragraph is a surprise

    Kevin Kelly, Wired