Humans vs Computers

Humans vs Computers

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Overview

Humans vs Computers is a book about ordinary people caught between wrong assumptions and computer bugs. You'll read about humans who are invisible to computers, how a default password caused a zombie apocalypse and why airlines sometimes give away free tickets. This is also a book on how to prevent, avoid and reduce the impact of such problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780993088131
Publisher: Neuri Consulting LLP
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

6 Introduction

8 Artificial but not intelligence

11 Licence to VOID

15 Get out of jail free

21 -1 books

25 Pepsi 349

31 The haunted farm in the middle of America

43 The Kennedy sisters fraud

48 The surprising facts about our world

51 Hubert Blaine Wolfe+585, Sr

57 GoVeg.com

61 They

65 The four-letter N-word

69 Facebook Jamal Ibrahim

75 TDCU 1ZZ

81 Leap year HICAPS

87 610,000 JPY

90 Algorithms as fast as food

93 Keep Calm and Go Bankrupt

97 The Making of a Fly

103 Panic aggregator

109 The MiDAS touch

115 Robo-debt

121 The Grand Rapids massacre

125 Police e-mail

129 Girls, alcohol, cocaine and whatever

134 Wild, wild tech

137 The Northumbrian coffee party

143 Rounding up the parliament

149 Unicode of Death

155 That ’70s iPhone

159 February 2038

169 Free money Saturday

173 Mr Test

179 Five blanks hit the target

183 The Inverse Monkey Rule

184 Personal names

187 Time

190 Numbers

192 Process automation

195 Addresses

198 Appendix: References and bibliography

220 Acknowledgments

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