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Here are the tech-resources I am currently using to write Technology and Spiritual Formation. (A few of my colleagues have expressed interest in this project.)
For the spiritual formation part I am writing Transformation: How God Changes the Human Heart. I'm drawing on this book to inform my Technology book. I intend to show how technology is now and will in the future affect and inform, for good or bad, what I see as needed to be growing and transforming into greater Christlikeness.
So, God willing, my next book is - How God changes the human heart.
Then, a follow-up - How technology affects this.
Adam Alter, Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked.
Aiken, Mary, The Cyber Effect: An Expert in Cyberpsychology Explains How Technology is Shaping Our Children, Our Behavior, and Our Valuers, and What We Can Do About It.
Mark Bauerlein, ed. The Digital Divide: Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking
Bauerlein, The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupifies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future
Albert Borgmann, Power Failure: Christianity in the Culture of Technology
John Brockman, ed. Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI
John Brockman, ed. What to Think About Machines that Think
Alan Burdick, Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation
Heidi Campbell, Networked Theology: Negotiating Faith in Digital Culture
Nicholas Carr, The Glass Cage: How Our Computers are Changing Us
Carr, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
John Cheney-Lippold, We Are Data: Algorithms and the Making of Our Digital Selves.
William Davies, The Happiness Industry
Craig Detweiler, iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives
Jacques Ellul, Presence in the Modern World: A New Translation
Ellul, The Technological Society
Franklin Foer, World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech
Donna Freitas, The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost
Howard Gardner and Katie Davis, The App Generation
Martin Heidegger, The Question Concerning Technology and Other Essays
Don Ihde, Philosophy and Technology: An Introduction
David Kaplan, ed. Readings in the Philosophy of Technology
Carl Mitcham, Philosophy and Technology: Readings in the Philosophical Problems of Technology
Moreland, J.P., Scientism and Secularism: Learning to Respond to a Dangerous Ideology.
Richard Muller, Now: The Physics of Time
H. Richard Neibuhr, Christ and Culture.
Newport, Cal, Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life In a Noisy World.
Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
Powers, William, Hamlet's Blackberry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age
Tony Reinke, 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You
Jacob Shatzer, Transhumanism and the Image of God: Today's Technology and the Future of Christian Discipleship
Roger Scruton, On Human Nature
Christian Smith, What Is a Person? Rethinking Humanity, Social Life, and the Moral Good from the Person Up
Charles Taylor, The Ethics of Authenticity
Taylor, The Secular Age
Sherry Turkle, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
Jean Twenge, iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy - and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood - and What That Means for the Rest of Us
Twenge, The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement
Jose van Dyck, The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media
My two books are: