Technology

From the first use of tools, controlling of fire, inventing the wheel and using electricity, to manipulations of the genetic code and the development of robots – technologies change the ways in which humans live on planet Earth and beyond.

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Tools and Weapons

The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age
Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne
Penguin Press, 2019
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Too Smart

How Digital Capitalism is Extracting Data, Controlling Our Lives, and Taking Over the World
Jathan Sadowski
MIT Press, 2020
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The Tech That Comes Next

How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World
Afua Bruce and Amy Sample Ward
Wiley, 2022
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Lessons from 19 Years in the Metaverse

A conversation with one of the few people who have real historical perspective on digital communities
Charlie Warzel
The Atlantic, 2022
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Top 10 Emerging Technologies for 2021

Innovations to help tackle societal challenges – especially climate change
Mariette DiChristina et al.
Scientific American, 2021
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Putting a Disability Lens on Tech Work

Talks at Google with Judith Heumann
Judith Heumann
Talks at Google, 2020
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2020 Tech Trends Report

Strategic trends that will influence business, government, education, media and society in the coming year (13th Edition)
Amy Webb
Future Today Institute, 2020
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The Automation Advantage

Embrace the Future of Productivity and Improve Speed, Quality, and Customer Experience Through AI
Bhaskar Ghosh et al.
McGraw-Hill, 2021
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The Future Is Faster Than You Think

How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives
Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Simon & Schuster, 2020
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Benjamin Peters et al.
MIT Press, 2021