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Hello world : how to be human in the age of the machine / Hannah Fry.

By: Fry, Hannah.
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2018Description: xi, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780857525246 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Technology -- Social aspects | Computer algorithms -- Social aspects | Technological innovations -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 006.3 Summary: We stand on the threshold of the age of the algorithm, a not-too-distant future where machines will make some of our most important decisions - in healthcare, transport, finance, security, what we watch, where we go and even who we send to prison. So how much should we rely on them? What kind of future do we want? Hannah Fry takes us on a tour of the good, the bad and the downright ugly of the algorithms that surround us.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions March-May 2019
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

We stand on the threshold of the age of the algorithm, a not-too-distant future where machines will make some of our most important decisions - in healthcare, transport, finance, security, what we watch, where we go and even who we send to prison. So how much should we rely on them? What kind of future do we want? Hannah Fry takes us on a tour of the good, the bad and the downright ugly of the algorithms that surround us.

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