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Here Be Dragons
Science, Technology and the Future of Humanity
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New Scientist Here Be Dragons deserves to be read by all scientists and engineers, and especially by ambitious postdocs considering cutting-edge research. His sense of caution is profound, heartfelt and free of Luddite polemic: its a stimulating attempt to balance the pursuit of breakthroughs with old-fashioned humility.... [this book] is an essential provocation.
Stephen Cave, Financial Times a thoughtful and lucid overview.
A. C. Love, CHOICE This is an engaging tour through the hinterlands of techno-possibility. Highly recommended.
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Olle Haggstrom is a professor of mathematical statistics at Chalmers University of Technology and a member of the Nobel Prize awarding Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. His most noted research achievements are in probability theory, but his cross-disciplinary research interests are wide-ranging and include climate science, artificial intelligence, and philosophy. He has more than 80 publications in scientific journals, and is a prolific science blogger.
1. Science for good and science for bad ; 2. Our planet and its biosphere ; 3. Engineering better humans? ; 4. Computer revolution ; 5. Going nano ; 6. What is science? ; 7. The fallacious Doomsday Argument ; 8. Doomsday nevertheless? ; 9. Space colonization and the Fermi Paradox ; 10. What do we want and what should we do?