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List updated to Sept. 30, 2023

Techtonic Reading List

"Conversations with creators and thinkers who are charting the way forward in a tech-saturated society. Tech, community, video games, and whatever else is next."

Techtonic with Mark Hurst: Playlists and Archives List of books featured in past shows.

  1. Rules of Play by ,

    No rating

    An impassioned look at games and game design that offers the most ambitious framework for understanding them to date.

    As …

  2. Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by 

    5 stars

    How do successful companies create products people can’t put down?

    Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? …

  3. Move Fast and Break Things by 

    4 stars

    Google. Amazon. Facebook. The modern world is defined by vast digital monopolies turning ever-larger profits.

    Those of us who consume …

  4. How to Break up with Your Phone by 

    5 stars

    Is your phone the first thing you reach for when you wake up? And the last thing you see before …

  5. The Art of Screen Time by 

    5 stars

    "Today's babies often make their debut on social media with the very first sonogram. They begin interacting with screens at …

  6. The Revenge of Analog by 

    4 stars

    "By now, we all know the mythology of the digital revolution: it improved efficiency, eliminated waste, and fostered a boom …

  7. How to fix the future by 

    3 stars

    A leading Internet commentator showcases global solutions for preserving the fundamentals of humanity and civilized society in an increasingly perilous …

  8. Antisocial media by 

    3 stars

    "If you wanted to build a machine that would distribute propaganda to millions of people, distract them from important issues, …

  9. New Dark Age by 

    4 stars

    As the world around us increases in technological complexity, our understanding of it diminishes. Underlying this trend is a single …

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