By Toivo Koivukoski
Koivukoski mirrors the recent hyper-realities of digital communications applied sciences through structuring the textual content in compact subchapters which are associated via an index of matters that permits readers to "find their very own philosophy" through leaping to components of curiosity. If, as he argues, background understood in a linear, lockstep type is over, then the methods of constructing thoughts may still swap respectively in order that the types of retrievals, anticipations, loops, and leaps that represent nonlinear, networked considering are consciously learned in an identification of shape and substance.
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After the Last Man: Excurses to the Limits of the Technological System by Toivo Koivukoski