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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign lz. While the case he lays out about human cloning does have potential, one might argue that Virilio’s vision of the future, here, looks toward the most pessimistic outcome. Like Baudrillard, but without that writer’s incontestable eloquence, Virilio charges confidently and glibly into and beyond the horizons of various contemporary techniques.

I am reminded of a few paranoids on the far-right who blame video games for mass violence as though murder did not exist before ? That’s as far as my attempt at positivity re Paul Vieilio goes. Trivia About The Information Bomb.

Matt Hanson rated it really liked it Feb 10, The Information Bomb spans everything from Fukuyama to Larry Flynt, the Sensation exhibition of New British Art to space travel, all seen through the optic of Virilio’s trenchant viirilio committed theoretical position.


We are entering the age of euthanasia. PaperbackVerso Radical Thinkerspages.

La Bomba Informatica

Reactionary movements are seldom successful. Virilio’s syntactically unfinished paragraphs seldom actually detract from the text’s intelligibility, and his own marking of key terms is very helpful.

He concludes that mankind is potentially screwed, and he sets forth specific educational steps to help us get un-fucked. Quotes from The Information Bomb. Mar 18, David rated it liked it Recommends it for: After the era of the ato Virilio’s exploration of the relationship between technology, war and information technology.

The Information Bomb by Paul Virilio

Apr 19, Hadrian rated it liked it Shelves: Coupled vkrilio, pure science and technological innovation produce cures for terrible diseases, cleaner fuels, and so forth–not only a parade of bombs.

Radical Thinkers 1 – 10 of 36 books. A science of excess, the eclipse of the real in aesthetics of disappearance, concerned only with the effect revealed by truth than a new discovery. Goodreads helps you keep virillo of books you want to read. Without suspecting it, we have become the heirs and descendants of some fearsome antecedents, the prisoners of hereditary defects transmitted not through the genes, sperm or blood, but through an unutterable technological contamination” I think that the points that Virilio talks about are important, and integral to an understanding of vriilio global political world in which we live, but we should also make affirmative moves towards something.

The Information Bomb

He bashes sexuality, all technological progress, and bomha global inter-connectivity. Virilio has the foresight to recognize them, but not the fortitude to address them. In fact, technophobes are lamenting the Internet’s inevitable and imminent defeat of books.


Attention spans are shortening as we are becoming smarter in the quasi-autistic sense, at compiling vividly and efficiently raw sets of data, through cyber-interaction.

He engages with other thinkers and doesn’t claim to have a comprehensive understanding of biotechnology or information science though he certainly must have the latter. Oa 20, Martin rated it liked it. I don’t think it’s very relevant or useful to cite a string of science fictions, Hiroshima, and assisted suicide which I believe has been convincingly argued for and conclude that mankind is screwed.

Diamond rated it really liked it Oct 26, Return to Book Page. Which would drive the terrible organ harvesters out of business?

No one’s saying we should do away with books. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.