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A Human Algorithm: How Intelligent Machines Are Redefining Who We Are

A Human Algorithm: How Intelligent Machines Are Redefining Who We Are

by Flynn Coleman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781640092365
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 10/01/2019
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

FLYNN COLEMAN is a writer, international human rights attorney, public speaker, professor, and social innovator. She has worked with the United Nations, the United States federal government, and international corporations and human rights organizations around the world. Coleman has written extensively on issues of global citizenship, the future of work and purpose, political reconciliation, war crimes, genocide, human and civil rights, humanitarian issues, innovation and design for social impact, and improving access to justice and education. A Human Algorithm is her first book. She lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Our Brave New World

Humans and Technology – Out of the Cave and Into a Spaceship (A Look Back)

The Science of Intelligence – Algorithms, Animals, and Machines that Can Learn

“A few guys in hoodies” – The Players and the Danger of Homogeny

Human Rights and Instilling Values Into Machines – The Ethics

Extinction By Machine – The Bad

Utopia By Design – The Good

The Law, the Economics, and the Politics – A Robot, a River, and a Pig

Rust – The Intelligent Machine Age

Stardust – Redefining Human