Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century humank

Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World

Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World From a universal basic income to a 15 hour workweek, from a world without borders to a world without poverty it s time to return to utopian thinking Rutger Bregman takes us on a journey through history, beyond the traditional left right divides, as he introduces ideas whose time has come Utopia

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position Other animals have stronger muscles or sharper claws, but we have cleverer brains.If machine brains one day come to surpass human brains i

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism An exhilarating exploration into the utopias and dystopias that could develop from present society Peter Frase argues that increasing automation and a growing scarcity of resources, thanks to climate change, will bring it all tumbling down In Four Futures, Frase imagines how this post capitalist wo

World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech Franklin Foer reveals the existential threat posed by big tech, and in his brilliant polemic gives us the toolkit to fight their pervasive influence Over the past few decades there has been a revolution in terms of who controls knowledge and information This rapid change has imperiled the way we t

Possible Minds: 25 Ways of Looking at AI

Possible Minds: 25 Ways of Looking at AI Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round table examination about mind, thinking, intelligence and what it means to be h