Digital Humanism

I used to be critical at the failure / slowness of sociology to develop critical accounts of the impact of digitalisation and the rise of the internet, This seems to be fast changing, especially in the growing critiques of the use of technology for learning. I just received an email about a new book by Christian Fuchs entitled ‘Digital Humanism. A Philosophy for 21st Century Digital Society.’ Christian says: Our contemporary global digital society is not always a good place to live. Authoritarianism, hatred, false news, post-truth culture, the COVID-19 anti-vaccination movement, COVID-19 conspiracy theories, and political polarisation are organised […]

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