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Kenneth Cukier

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Kenneth Neil Cukier is an American journalist and author of books on technology and society. He is best known for his work at The Economist and the book Big Data: A Revolution that Will Transform How We Work, Live and Think, coauthored with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2013.
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Metaphysics - Meta-Ethics - Psychedelics
Peter Sjostedt-H - 2015-11-10
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Philosopher Peter Sjöstedt-H’s Noumenautics traverses the mindscape of metaphysics, nihilism and psychedelic phenomenology. It navigates through subjects such as the sentience of cells, the constrictions of consciousness, the metaphysics of might, the magic of mushrooms, the narcotics of Nietzsche, and the neologism of neo-nihilism – the last of wh...
Kenneth Cukier
Catching up on reading over the holidays. First on the list: the brilliant @PeterSjostedtH on mind-blowing philosophy. If I'm still compos mentis after that, I'll turn to the fab @RyanHoliday's latest book on wisdom from the Stoics.      source
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Atlas of AI
Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence
Kate Crawford - 2021-04-06
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The hidden costs of artificial intelligence, from natural resources and labor to privacy, equality, and freedom“Eloquent, clear and profound—this volume is a classic for our times. It draws our attention away from the bright shiny objects of the new colonialism through elucidating the social, material and political dimensions of Artificial Intellig...
Kenneth Cukier
Fascinating piece. Great book.      source
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How to Change
The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
Katy Milkman - 2021-05-04
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Award-winning Wharton Professor and Choiceology podcast host Katy Milkman has devoted her career to the study of behavior change. In this ground-breaking book, Milkman reveals a proven path that can take you from where you are to where you want to be, with a foreword from psychologist Angela Duckworth, the best-selling author of Grit.Set audacious ...
Kenneth Cukier
FANTASTIC! This is the book everyone should read to recalibrate their lives following this dreary covid period.      source