Miracle or monster: mankind’s leap into the future of tech | Curio

Miracle or monster: mankind’s leap into the future of tech

13 mins | May 10, 2018

Should we fear a takeover by AI or robots? Or are humans and human stupidity going to be the main causes of harm over the next 50 years? John Thornhill reviews three books to find out – “The Digital Ape: How to live (in peace) with smart machines” by Nigel Shadbolt and Roger Hampson, “Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now” by Jaron Lanier and “The People Vs Tech: How the Internet is Killing Democracy (And How We Save It)” by Jamie Bartlett.

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From Financial Times