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"Google Chrome" became one of the most popular search terms on AbeBooks following the launch of Google′s open source Internet browser, Google Chrome, in September 2008. Along with the browser launch, Google released a comic book. The comic was created by Scott McCloud, a leading American cartoonist famous for his science fiction series Zot!, and it effectively served as the press release for Chrome. McCloud′s work is much loved and can be collectable.
In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it - with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and truth.
The World Is Flat 3.0 is an essential update on globalization, its opportunities for individual empowerment, its achievements at lifting millions out of poverty, and its drawbacks - environmental, social, and political, powerfully illuminated by the Pulitzer Prize - winning author of The Lexus and the Olive Tree.