Here Be Dragons (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
288
Utgivningsdatum
2016-01-21
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Illustrationer
illustrations
Dimensioner
241 x 165 x 25 mm
Vikt
544 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780198723547
Here Be Dragons (inbunden)

Here Be Dragons

Science, Technology and the Future of Humanity

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The 20th and 21st centuries have seen an unprecedented rate of technological development in areas including biotechnology, nanotechnology and machine intelligence. This book is an attempt at a balanced discussion of these various technologies and their potential consequences.
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    Christian Thomasson, 17 juli 2017

    Den behandlar olika öden och scenariet. Men på ett väldigt akademiskt och osammanhängande sätt. Känns oinbjudande och inbjuder inte till vidare läsning.

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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.

Innehållsförteckning

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?