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Title Homo deus by Yuval Noah Harari : a brief history of tomorrow / Joosr
Published Clitheroe, United Kingdom : Joosr Ltd, [2016]
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Contents What's it about?; Our drive for technological advancement may soon give us "superhuman" powers; Technology has already allowed us to significantly limit the damage caused by disease, famine, and war; The next human challenge is likely to be seeking immortality; Technology could be used to make constant happiness the new human norm; Overly relying on new technology could lead to us sacrificing our individuality and autonomy to intelligent algorithms; As more tasks are performed by computers and robots, humans who are not technologically enhanced may become obsolete; Final summary
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Summary In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com. We stand on the brink of technological advancements that could change everything we know about human life. But will this make us superhuman, as many hope, or could our drive for progress actually lead to our own destruction? Yuval Noah Harari believes it could go either way: our ever-growing scientific knowledge certainly has the potential to give us incredible, even "godlike" abilities, but in striving for this, we might come close to losing the very things that make us human. Homo Deus examines both the risks and the potential rewards of this journey and offers compelling visions of humanity's possible futures. You will learn: How techn
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Subject Harari, Yuval N. Hisṭoryah shel ha-maḥar.
Civilization, Modern -- 21st century.
Human beings -- History
Science and civilization.
Technological forecasting.
Technology and civilization.
Civilization, Modern.
Human beings.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
Science and civilization.
Technological forecasting.
Technology and civilization.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Joosr Ltd.
ISBN 1785675060
9781785675065
Other Titles A Joosr guide to Homo deus by Yuval Noah Harari