Good Sources

Always check in here before bringing new technology into the classroom:

Neil Postman’s Website

Sources that represent different views about technology in the schools and that I highly recommend:

Bernays, E. L., & Miller, M. C. (2005). Propaganda. Ig Publications.

Ellul, J., Wilkinson, J., & Ellul, J. (2011). The technological society: A penetrating analysis of our technical civilization and of the effect of an increasingly standardized culture on the future of man ([Nachdruck der Ausgabe] New York, Knopf). Vintage books.

Ellul, Jacques. (n.d.). Propaganda: The Formation of Men’s Attitudes.

Fridman, Lex. (n.d.). Lex Fridman Podcast. Lex Fridman. Retrieved November 6, 2023, from

Goodman, P. (1960). Growing up absurd: Problems of youth in the organized society. Random House.

Grossman, D. (2009). On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society (Revised edition). Back Bay Books.

Graeber, D. (2019). Bullshit jobs. Simon & Schuster Paperbacks.

McLuhan, M. (1994). Understanding media: The extensions of man (1st MIT Press ed). MIT Press.

McLuhan, M., Gordon, W. T., Lamberti, E., & Scheffel-Dunand, D. (2011). The Gutenberg galaxy: The making of typographic man (1st ed). University of Toronto Press.

McLuhan, Marshall. (n.d.). The Official Site for the Estate of Marshall McLuhan. Retrieved November 6, 2023, from

Papert, S. (1993). The children’s machine: Rethinking school in the age of the computer. BasicBooks.

Postman, N. (2006). Amusing ourselves to death: Public discourse in the age of show business (20th anniversary ed). Penguin Books.

Yudkowsky, Eliezer (Director). (2023, March 30). Eliezer Yudkowsky: Dangers of AI and the End of Human Civilization | Lex Fridman Podcast #368.
Yudowsky: Dangers of AI