Better off: Flipping the Switch on Technology download free [PDF and Ebook] by Eric Brende

Better off: Flipping the Switch on Technology download free [PDF and Ebook] by Eric Brende year 2005
  • Book name: Better off: Flipping the Switch on Technology
  • Author: Eric Brende
  • Release date: 2005/6/6
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780060570057
  • Rating: 9.53 of 10
  • Votes: 291
  • Review by: Mauricio Bruner
  • Review rating: 9.9 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/5
  • Total pages: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: What is the least we need to achieve the most? With this question in mind, MIT graduate Eric Brende flipped the switch on technology. He and his wife, Mary, ditched their car, electric stove, refrigerator, running water, and everything else motorized or 'hooked to the grid,' and spent eighteen months living in a remote community so primitive in its technology that even the Amish consider it antiquated.Better Off is the story of their real-life experiment to see whether our cell phones, wide-screen TVs, and SUVs have made life easier - or whether life would be preferable without them. This smart, funny, and enlightening book mingles scientific analysis with the human story to demonstrate how a world free of technological excess can shrink stress - and waistlines - and expand happiness, health, and leisure.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H37M4S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Society & Culture: General, Biography: Science, Technology & Engineering, Technology: General Issues
  • Available formats: TXT, HTMLZ, WORD, PDF, PML, DOC, EPUB, DOCX. Compressed in ACE, RAR, ZIP, TAR.BZ, TBZ, DEB, AZW4
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.47 USD
  • Dimensions: 160x204x15mm
  • Weight: 244g
  • Printed by: HarperCollins
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States
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