Futureproof

Futureproof 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation

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Synopsis

'Kevin Roose provides a clear, compelling strategy for surviving the next wave of technology with our jobs - and souls - intact... Futureproof is the survival guide you need' Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit

In this timely, counterintuitive, and highly practical guide to the age of A.I. and automation, a New York Times technology columnist argues that the key to success is making yourself more human, not less.

The machines are here. After decades of sci-fi doomsaying and marketing hype, advanced A.I. and automation technologies have leapt out of research labs and Silicon Valley engineering departments and into the center of our lives. The world's biggest corporations are racing to automate jobs, and some experts predict that A.I could put millions of people out of work. But all is not lost. With a little effort, we can become futureproof. In Futureproof: 9 Rules for Machine-Age Humans, New York Times technology columnist Kevin Roose lays out an optimistic vision of how people can thrive in the machine age by rethinking their relationship with technology, and making themselves irreplaceably human.

Book information

ISBN: 9781529304732
Publisher: John Murray Press
Imprint: John Murray
Pub date:
DEWEY: 303.483
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xxvii, 217
Weight: 372g
Height: 145mm
Width: 224mm
Spine width: 28mm