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Tools and Weapons

The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age

by Brad Smith

With a foreword by Bill Gates From Microsoft's President and one of the tech industry's wisest thinkers, a frank and thoughtful reckoning with how to balance enormous promise and existential risk as the digitization of everything accelerates.Microsoft President Brad Smith operates by a simple core belief: when your technology changes the world, you...
Publish Date
September 10
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A clear, compelling guide to some of the most pressing debates in technology today.     source
Sep 12, 2019
In the new book "Tools and Weapons," Microsoft president @BradSmi and @CarolAnnBrowne bring some of tech's current key issues to life through interesting stories from inside Microsoft and from history. An important and enjoyable read:     source
Oct 01, 2019
@BradSmi @wef @CarolAnnBrowne Well deserved. Great book.     source
This is a colorful and insightful insiders’ view of how technology is both empowering and threatening us. From privacy to cyberattacks, this timely book is a useful guide for how to navigate the digital future.     source
Coming from an industry driven by disruption, it’s refreshing to read the author’s call for the tech sector to assume more responsibility.     source