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The Resource A deadly wandering : a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention, Matt Richtel

A deadly wandering : a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention, Matt Richtel

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A deadly wandering : a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention
Title
A deadly wandering
Title remainder
a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention
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Matt Richtel
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an exploration of technology's vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic "texting-while-driving" car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006. Matt Richtel examines the impact of technology on our lives through the story of Utah college student Reggie Shaw, who killed two scientists while texting and driving. Richtel follows Reggie through the tragedy, the police investigation, his prosecution, and ultimately, his redemption. In the wake of his experience, Reggie has become a leading advocate against "distracted driving." Richtel interweaves Reggie's story with scientific findings regarding human attention and the impact of technology on our brains, proposing solid, practical, and actionable solutions to help manage this crisis individually and as a society
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CaOTU
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Richtel, Matt
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Shaw, Reggie
  • Distracted driving
  • Technology
  • Text messaging (Cell phone systems) and traffic accidents
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A deadly wandering : a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention, Matt Richtel
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000043244111
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 403 p.
Isbn
9780062284068
Label
A deadly wandering : a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention, Matt Richtel
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000043244111
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 403 p.
Isbn
9780062284068

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