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Machine Takeover : The Growing Threat to Human Freedom in a Computer-Controlled Society

By: George, Frank.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014Description: 1 online resource (208 p.).ISBN: 9781483188034.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Machine Takeover : The Growing Threat to Human Freedom in a Computer-Controlled SocietyLOC classification: QA76.9.C66 | G467 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Machine Takeover: The Growing Threat to Human Freedomin a Computer-Controlled Society; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; PREFACE; PART I: INFORMATION AND DATA PROCESSING; CHAPTER 1. QUICK STEP FROM THE ABACUS; CHAPTER 2. DATA PROCESSING IN MANY WORLDS; PART II: INFORMATION SCIENCE: HOW THE STORY STARTS; CHAPTER 3. WHERE THE ROT SETS IN; CHAPTER 4. THE EXPLOSIVE STATE; CHAPTER 5. THE POWER GAME; PART III: THE SCIENCE OF CYBERNETICS; CHAPTER 6. THE INTELLIGENCE FACTORY; CHAPTER 7. SOPHISTICATED MONSTERS; PART IV: THE CONSEQUENCES OF MODERN SCIENCE
CHAPTER 8. EMOTIONAL AND AESTHETIC MANCHAPTER 9. FINAL RITES; CHAPTER 10. THE GOLDEN ROAD; FURTHER READING; NAME INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX
Summary: Machine Takeover: The Growing Threat to Human Freedom in a Computer-Controlled Society discusses the implications of technological advancement. The title identifies the changes in society that no one is aware of, along with what this changes entails. The text first covers the information science, particularly the aspect of an automated system for information processing. Next, the selection deals with social implications of information science, such as information pollution. The text also tackles the concerns in the utilization of technology in order to manipulate the lives of people without th
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Front Cover; Machine Takeover: The Growing Threat to Human Freedomin a Computer-Controlled Society; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; PREFACE; PART I: INFORMATION AND DATA PROCESSING; CHAPTER 1. QUICK STEP FROM THE ABACUS; CHAPTER 2. DATA PROCESSING IN MANY WORLDS; PART II: INFORMATION SCIENCE: HOW THE STORY STARTS; CHAPTER 3. WHERE THE ROT SETS IN; CHAPTER 4. THE EXPLOSIVE STATE; CHAPTER 5. THE POWER GAME; PART III: THE SCIENCE OF CYBERNETICS; CHAPTER 6. THE INTELLIGENCE FACTORY; CHAPTER 7. SOPHISTICATED MONSTERS; PART IV: THE CONSEQUENCES OF MODERN SCIENCE

CHAPTER 8. EMOTIONAL AND AESTHETIC MANCHAPTER 9. FINAL RITES; CHAPTER 10. THE GOLDEN ROAD; FURTHER READING; NAME INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX

Machine Takeover: The Growing Threat to Human Freedom in a Computer-Controlled Society discusses the implications of technological advancement. The title identifies the changes in society that no one is aware of, along with what this changes entails. The text first covers the information science, particularly the aspect of an automated system for information processing. Next, the selection deals with social implications of information science, such as information pollution. The text also tackles the concerns in the utilization of technology in order to manipulate the lives of people without th

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