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Author Allenby, Braden R.

Title The techno-human condition / Braden R. Allenby, Daniel Sarewitz
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 222 pages) : illustrations
Contents Prologue: what a long, transhuman trip it has already been -- In the cause-and-effect zone -- Level I and II technology : effectiveness, progress, and complexity -- Level III technology : radical contingency in earth systems -- Individuality and incomprehensibility -- Complexity, coherence, contingency -- Killer apps -- In front of our nose
Summary A provocative analysis of what it means to be human in an era of incomprehensible technological complexity and change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-216) and index
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Subject Biotechnology.
Human evolution.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Artificial Intelligence.
Attitude to Computers.
User-Computer Interface.
Form Electronic book
Author Sarewitz, Daniel R.
LC no. 2010039568
ISBN 0262295660 (electronic bk.)
9780262295666 (electronic bk.)