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  • Invisible Women

    Invisible Women
    av Caroline Criado Perez

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784706289

    Imagine a world where... * Your phone is too big for your hand * Your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body * In a car accident you are 47% more likely to be injured. If any of that sounds familiar, chances are you're a woman. From go…

  • Digital tsunami : revolutionen som kan rasera eller rädda världen

    Digital tsunami : revolutionen som kan rasera eller rädda världen
    av Katarina Gospic

    Inbunden - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789178871988

    Tänk dig att kunna förutse cancer innan ens tumören uppstått, förutspå en epidemi innan det blir en pandemi, se till att val blir rakt igenom demokratiska eller varför inte göra oss koldioxidneutrala? Den här boken är för dig som vill surfa på den d…

  • Homo Deus

    Homo Deus
    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784703936

    Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century and beyond - from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It asks the fundamental questions: how can we protect this fragile world from our own des…

  • Tänkande maskiner: Den artificiella intelligensens genombrott

    Tänkande maskiner: Den artificiella intelligensens genombrott
    av Olle Häggström

    Inbunden - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789189139978

    AI är på god väg att revolutionera vår värld. Utvecklingen för med sig mycket gott, men också problem och risker. Redan i dag diskuteras de polariserande filterbubblor och falska nyheter, den massövervakning, automatiserade diskriminering och spridn…

  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

    The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
    av Shoshana Zuboff

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781256855

    THE TOP 10 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S TOP BOOKS OF THE YEAR Shortlisted for The Orwell Prize 2020 Shortlisted for the FT Business Book of the Year Award 2019 'Easily the most important boo…

  • Bullshit Jobs

    Bullshit Jobs
    av David Graeber

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141983479

    Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working fifteen-hour weeks. But instead, something curious happened. Today, average working hours have not decreased, but increased. An…

  • Peter 2.0

    Peter 2.0
    av Peter Scott-Morgan

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241447093

    Dr Peter Scott-Morgan would soon die as a human; instead he will live as a cyborg. 'Peter 2.0' is an extraordinary personal account of Dr Peter Scott-Morgan, a scientist diagnosed with a terminal disease who would soon die as a human; rather than le…

  • Digital Minimalism

    Digital Minimalism

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241453575

     The urge to pick up our phones every few minutes has become a nervous twitch that shatters our time into shards too small to be present. Our addiction to tech leaves us feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. But it doesn't have to be that way.In this t…

  • Weapons of Math Destruction

    Weapons of Math Destruction
    av Cathy O'Neil

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141985411

    'A manual for the 21st-century citizen... accessible, refreshingly critical, relevant and urgent' - Financial Times 'Fascinating and deeply disturbing' - Yuval Noah Harari, Guardian Books of the Year In this New York Times bestseller, Cathy O'Neil…

  • How To Do Nothing

    How To Do Nothing
    av Jenny Odell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612198552

    Nothing is harder to do these days than nothing. But in a world where our value is determined by our 24/7 data productivity . . . doing nothing may be our most important form of resistance.So argues artist and critic Jenny Odell in this field guide…

  • The Invisible Rainbow

    The Invisible Rainbow
    av Arthur Firstenberg

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781645020097

    ‘This seminal book...will transform your understanding ...of the environmental and health effects of electricity and radio frequencies’ Paradigm Explorer ‘Firstenberg is a pioneer in the sense that Rachel Carson was a pioneer.̵…

  • Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is Changing the World

    Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is Changing the World
    av Don Tapscott, Alex Tapscott

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101980149

    The first, foundational book on blockchain technology, from the bestselling author of Wikinomics Don Tapscott and blockchain expert Alex Tapscott, now in paperback with a new preface and chapter explaining recent developments in the world of blockch…

  • Liv 3.0 : att vara människa i den artificiella intelligensens tid

    Liv 3.0 : att vara människa i den artificiella intelligensens tid
    av Max Tegmark

    Inbunden - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188123985

    Det här är en fascinerande guide till alla utmaningar och val i vår strävan efter en fantastisk framtid för liv, intelligens och medvetande på jorden och långt ut i rymden. Elon Musk, grundare av SpaceX och Tesla Motors Alla bör fråga sig vad vi nu…

  • Staying with the Trouble

    Staying with the Trouble
    av Donna J. Haraway

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822362241

    In the midst of spiraling ecological devastation, multispecies feminist theorist Donna J. Haraway offers provocative new ways to reconfigure our relations to the earth and all its inhabitants. She eschews referring to our current epoch as the Anthro…

  • Privacy is Power

    Privacy is Power
    av Carissa Veliz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787634046

    An Economist BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: 'galvanises an important conversation'. The first book to call for the end of the data economy. Carissa Veliz exposes how our personal data is giving too much to big tech and governments, why that matters, and wh…

  • Privacy is Power

    Privacy is Power
    av Carissa Veliz

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780552177719

    An Economist BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR As the data economy grows in power, Carissa Véliz exposes how our privacy is eroded by big tech and governments, why that matters and what we can do about it. The moment you check your phone in the morning you are…

  • Life 3.0

    Life 3.0
    av Max Tegmark

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141981802

    Al is the future - but what will that future look like? Will superhuman intelligence be our slave, or become our god? Taking us to the heart of the latest thinking about AI, Max Tegmark, the MIT professor whose work has helped mainstream research on…

  • Digital Media and Society

    Digital Media and Society
    av Simon Lindgren

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473925014

    What can flame-throwing squirrels tell us about human emotion? Can social media empower political activism? How has the internet changed the way we form our identities? Do algorithms have a social role? What is digital society? In the early 21st cen…

  • Handen i den digitala världen

    Handen i den digitala världen
    av Göran Lundborg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173319874

      I vår digitaliserade värld har handens roll förändrats. Datorer har tagit över mycket av de aktiviteter som händerna är vana att utföra. Handens komplicerade grepp och funktioner ersätts alltmer av enskilda fingrars tryck på en skärm ell…

  • Making Sense

    Making Sense
    av Sam Harris

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787630420

    "Civilization rests on a series of successful conversations." -Sam Harris Neuroscientist, philosopher, podcaster and bestselling author Sam Harris, has been exploring some of the greatest questions concerning the human mind, society, and the events…

  • Human Compatible

    Human Compatible
    av Stuart Russell

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141987507

     Creating superior intelligence would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, according to the world's pre-eminent AI expert, it could also be the last.In this groundbreaking book, Stuart Russell sets out why he has come to consider hi…

  • Superintelligence

    Superintelligence
    av Nick Bostrom

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198739838

    The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position. Other animals have stronger muscles or sharper claws, but we have cleverer brains. If m…

  • Kapitalets automatik : mänskliga robotar och systematisk dumhet

    Kapitalets automatik : mänskliga robotar och systematisk dumhet
    av Mikael Nyberg

    Inbunden - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187777868

    Med robotar och artificiell intelligens försvinner hälften av alla jobb, spår ekonomer. Men på arbetsplatserna blir det allt knappare om tid. Sjuksköterskor sitter på lunchen och matar datasystemen med data. Själva hinner de inte äta. De själsdödand…

  • Merchants of Doubt

    Merchants of Doubt
    av Erik M. Conway

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408824832

    The U.S. scientific community has long led the world in research on such areas as public health, environmental science, and issues affecting quality of life. Our scientists have produced landmark studies on the dangers of DDT, tobacco smoke, acid ra…

  • Hello World

    Hello World
    av Hannah Fry

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784163068

    An algorithm is more consistent and less prone to error of judgement. Yet a human can look you in the eye before passing sentence.Welcome to the age of the algorithm, the story of a not-too-distant future where machines rule supreme, making importan…

  • The Future Is Faster Than You Think

    The Future Is Faster Than You Think
    av Peter H. Diamandis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781982109660

    From the New York Times bestselling authors of Abundance and Bold comes a practical playbook for technological convergence in our modern era. In their book Abundance, bestselling authors and futurists Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler tackled grand…

  • How to See the World

    How to See the World
    av Nicholas Mirzoeff

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141977409

    In recent decades, we have witnessed an explosion in the number of visual images we encounter, as our lives have become increasingly saturated with screens. From Google Images to Instagram, video games to installation art, this transformation is con…

  • A Crack in Creation

    A Crack in Creation

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784702762

    World-famous scientist Jennifer Doudna - winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for creating the revolutionary gene-editing technique CRISPR - explains her discovery, describes its power to reshape the future of all life and warns of its use. '…

  • AI och robotar på 30 sekunder : de 50 viktigaste idéerna och innovationerna inom intelligent maskinutveckling, var och en förklarad på en halv minut

    AI och robotar på 30 sekunder : de 50 viktigaste idéerna och innovationerna inom intelligent maskinutveckling, var och en förklarad på en halv minut

    Danskt band - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177837756

    Kan en intelligent maskin tänka? Hur kommer robotar att se ut i framtiden? Vad betyder ”djup maskininlärning”? Har det uppstått en klyfta mellan de människor som förstår sig på ny teknik och de som är rädda för den? Är det möjligt att mä…

  • Apparnas planet : människans roll i en digital värld

    Apparnas planet : människans roll i en digital värld
    av Arash Gilan, Jonas Hammarberg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789147131228

    Maskinen är här för att stanna. Artificiell intelligens ger superkrafter och en nästan oändlig kapacitet, men vi människor har något som maskiner saknar: visioner, känslor, värderingar och viljan att bidra. Framtidens vinnare är de som hittar brytpu…

  • The Platform Society

    The Platform Society
    av Jose van Dijck

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190889777

    Individuals all over the world can use Airbnb to rent an apartment in a foreign city, check Coursera to find a course on statistics, join PatientsLikeMe to exchange information about one's disease, hail a cab using Uber, or read the news through Fac…

  • Jobs to Be Done Playbook

    Jobs to Be Done Playbook
    av Jim Kalbach

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933820682

    These days, consumers have real power: they can research companies, compare ratings, and find alternatives with a simple tap. Focusing on customer needs isn't a nice-to-have, it's a strategic imperative. The Jobs To Be Done Playbook (JTBD) helps org…

  • The Inevitable

    The Inevitable
    av Kevin Kelly

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143110378

    From one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our lives Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by te…

  • Books do Furnish a Life

    Books do Furnish a Life
    av Richard Dawkins

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787633681

    'Richard Dawkins is a thunderously gifted science writer.' Sunday Times Including conversations with Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley and more, this is an essential guide to the most exciting ideas of our time and their proponents fr…

  • Matters of Care

    Matters of Care
    av Maria Puig de la Bellacasa

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517900656

    To care can feel good, or it can feel bad. It can do good, it can oppress. But what is care? A moral obligation? A burden? A joy? Is it only human? In Matters of Care, Maria Puig de la Bellacasa presents a powerful challenge to conventional notions…

  • Money

    Money
    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784874025

    LITTLE BOOKS. A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us humanAlso in the Vintage Minis series:Home by Salman RushdieBabies by Anne EnrightEating by Nigella LawsonDrinking by John Cheever

  • The Mechanical Mind

    The Mechanical Mind
    av Tim Crane

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138858350

    How can the human mind represent the external world? What is thought, and can it be studied scientifically? Should we think of the mind as a kind of machine? Is the mind a computer? Can a computer think? Tim Crane sets out to answer these questions…

  • The Mechanical Mind

    The Mechanical Mind
    av Tim Crane

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138858329

    How can the human mind represent the external world? What is thought, and can it be studied scientifically? Should we think of the mind as a kind of machine? Is the mind a computer? Can a computer think? Tim Crane sets out to answer these questions…

  • The World as I See it

    The World as I See it
    av Albert Einstein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789388118125

    The most advanced and celebrated mind of the 20th Century, without a doubt, is attributed to Albert Einstein. This interesting book allows us to explore his beliefs, philosophical ideas, and opinions on many subjects. Subjects include politics, reli…

  • The World as I See It

    The World as I See It
    av Albert Einstein

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789388118248

    The most advanced and celebrated mind of the 20th Century, without a doubt, is attributed to Albert Einstein. This interesting book allows us to explore his beliefs, philosophical ideas, and opinions on many subjects. Subjects include politics, reli…

  • Matchmakers

    Matchmakers
    av David S. Evans

    Klotband - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633691728

    Many of the most dynamic public companies, from Alibaba to Facebook to Visa, and the most valuable start-ups, such as Airbnb and Uber, are matchmakers that connect one group of customers with another group of customers. Economists call matchmakers m…

  • Industrial Society and Its Future

    Industrial Society and Its Future
    av Theodore John Kaczynski

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780994790149

    In 1971 Dr. Theodore Kaczynski rejected modern society and moved to a primitive cabin in the woods of Montana. There, he began building bombs, which he sent to professors and executives to express his disdain for modern society, and to work on his m…

  • The Myth of Artificial Intelligence

    The Myth of Artificial Intelligence
    av Erik J. Larson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674983519

    “If you want to know about AI, read this book…it shows how a supposedly futuristic reverence for Artificial Intelligence retards progress when it denigrates our most irreplaceable resource for any future progress: our own human intellig…

  • World Without Email

    World Without Email
    av Cal Newport

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241341414

  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution
    av Klaus Schwab

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241300756

    'In this book, Klaus Schwab and the World Economic Forum contribute significantly to one of the most important issues of our time - how to move forward in the Fourth Industrial Revolution' Jack Ma, Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group Holding, People's…

  • Shaping Technology / Building Society

    Shaping Technology / Building Society

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262521949

    Building on the influential book The Social Construction of Technological Systems, this volume carries forward the project of creating a theory of technological development and implementation that is strongly grounded in both sociology and history.…

  • To Save Everything, Click Here

    To Save Everything, Click Here
    av Evgeny Morozov

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241957707

    Our gadgets are getting smarter. Technology can log what we buy, customize what we consume and enable us to save and share every aspect of our existence. In the future, we're told, it will even make public life - from how we're governed to how we re…

  • You?re Not Listening

    You?re Not Listening
    av Kate Murphy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787300958

    *Picked by the Observer, Stylist and Waterstones as a best non-fiction book for 2020* When was the last time you listened to someone, or someone really listened to you? This life-changing book will transform your conversations forever. At work, we…

  • From Counterculture to Cyberculture

    From Counterculture to Cyberculture
    av Fred Turner

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226817422

    In "From Counterculture to Cyberculture", Fred Turner details the previously untold story of a highly influential group of San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneurs: Stewart Brand and the Whole Earth network. Between 1968 and 1998, via such familiar venu…

  • From Counterculture to Cyberculture

    From Counterculture to Cyberculture
    av Fred Turner

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226817415

    In "From Counterculture to Cyberculture", Fred Turner details the previously untold story of a highly influential group of San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneurs: Stewart Brand and the Whole Earth network. Between 1968 and 1998, via such familiar venu…

  • Bookishness

    Bookishness
    av Jessica Pressman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195133

    Twenty-first-century culture is obsessed with books. In a time when many voices have joined to predict the death of print, books continue to resurface in new and unexpected ways. From the proliferation of “shelfies” to Jane Austen–…

  • Bookishness

    Bookishness
    av Jessica Pressman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195126

    Twenty-first-century culture is obsessed with books. In a time when many voices have joined to predict the death of print, books continue to resurface in new and unexpected ways. From the proliferation of “shelfies” to Jane Austen–…

  • The Soul Fallacy

    The Soul Fallacy
    av Julien Musolino

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616149628

    Most Americans believe they possess an immaterial soul that will survive the death of the body. In sharp contrast, the current scientific consensus rejects the traditional soul, although this conclusion is rarely discussed publicly. In this book, a…

  • Making Sense

    Making Sense
    av Sam Harris

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787633797

  • Living in Information

    Living in Information
    av Jorge Arango

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933820651

    Websites and apps are places where critical parts of our lives happen. We shop, bank, learn, gossip, and select our leaders there. But many of these places weren't intended to support these activities. Instead, they're designed to capture your atten…