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How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we...
Cultural Anthropology, History, Politics & Government Yuval Noah Harari
In this thought-provoking book, Lee argues powerfully that because of the unprecedented developments in AI, dramatic changes will be happening much sooner than many of us expected. Indeed, as the...
Artificial Intelligence, Politics & Government, Robotics Kai-Fu Lee
Consent of the Networked
The Internet was going to liberate us, but in truth it has not. For every story about the web’s empowering role in events such as the Arab Spring, there are...
Media & Internet, Politics & Government, Technology & Engineering Rebecca MacKinnon
Covid-19: The Great Reset
"COVID-19: The Great Reset" is a guide for anyone who wants to understand how COVID-19 disrupted our social and economic systems, and what changes will be needed to create a...
Business & Economics, Education, Politics & Government, Public Policy Klaus Schwab, Thierry Malleret
Disunited Nations
In Disunited Nations, geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan presents a series of counterintuitive arguments about the future of a world where trade is coming apart and international institutions are losing their power. Germany...
Globalization, History, International, Politics & Government Peter Zeihan
Americans once had a coherent and clear understanding of political tyranny, one crafted by Thomas Jefferson and updated for the industrial age by Louis Brandeis. A concentration of power, whether...
Antitrust, Politics & Government, Public Policy Matt Stoller
When commentators and politicians discuss misinformation, they often repeat five words: "fire in a crowded theater." Though governments can, if they choose, attempt to ban harmful lies, propaganda, misinformation, and...
Consitutional Law, Democracy, Political Science, Politics & Government, Propaganda Jeff Kosseff
Is social media destroying democracy? Are Russian propaganda or "Fake news" entrepreneurs on Facebook undermining our sense of a shared reality? A conventional wisdom has emerged since the election of...
Communication, Politics & Government, Social Media Yochai Benkler
Three of the most internationally respected and experienced thinkers of our time, these friends found their pandemic Zooms increasingly focused on a cascade of crises: sputtering growth, surging inflation, poor...
Political Science, Politics & Government Gordon Brown, Mohamed El-Erian, Michael Spence, Reid Lidow
Post Corona
The COVID-19 outbreak has turned bedrooms into offices, pitted young against old, and widened the gaps between rich and poor, red and blue, the mask wearers and the mask haters....
Business & Economics, Politics & Government Scott Galloway
Not long ago, the tech industry was widely admired, and the internet was regarded as a tonic for freedom and democracy. Not anymore. Every day, the headlines blaze with reports...
Democracy, Politics & Government, Public Policy, Social Aspects of Technology Jamie Susskind
Is this era of unprecedented, low-level distrust―in our tech companies and our peers, our democracy and our justice system―we never know who's watching us, what they know, and how they'll...
Civil Liberties, Literary Collections, Politics & Government, Privacy, Surveillance Dave Eggers (Editor), Julia Angwin (Contributor), Madeline Ashby (Contributor), Alvaro M. Bedoya (Contributor)
The Exponential Age
We are living in the first exponential age. High-tech innovations are created at dazzling speeds; technological forces we barely understand remake our homes and workplaces; centuries-old tenets of politics and...
Business & Economics, Politics & Government, Public Policy, Social Aspects of Technology, Social Media Azeem Azhar
William Strauss and Neil Howe will change the way you see the world—and your place in it. With blazing originality, The Fourth Turning illuminates the past, explains the present, and reimagines the future....
History, Politics & Government, Social Sciences William Strauss, Neil Howe
Leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what's next for the world, mapping out the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years—for businesses, governments, and the...
Business & Economics, Globalization, Politics & Government, Social Aspects of Technology Alec Ross
The Industrial Revolution, powered by oil and other fossil fuels, is spiraling into a dangerous endgame. The price of gas and food are climbing, unemployment remains high, the housing market...
Energy, Globalization, Politics & Government Jeremy Rifkin
The Uninhabitable Earth
It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors...
Climate, Politics & Government, Public Policy, Science, Sustainability David Wallace-Wells
In The Zero Marginal Cost Society,New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and...
Business & Economics, Globalization, Politics & Government Jeremy Rifkin
In the very near future, “smart” technologies and “big data” will allow us to make large-scale and sophisticated interventions in politics, culture, and everyday life. Technology will allow us to...
Computers, Digital Transformation, Politics & Government, Social Aspects of Technology Evgeny Morozov
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