Blogger Mark Manson seeks to convey a sense of ease about the rapid advancement of technology. He explains the visions held by “techno-utopiasts” and the “techno-armageddonists” before outlining his own devil-may-care perspective – even if machines outwit, destroy or replace humankind. Although his style is sensationalist, his argument is simple, frank and strangely compelling. getAbstract recommends this tongue-in-cheek exposé to those who wonder what sharing this planet with intelligent machines may mean.
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Mark Manson is an author and personal development consultant.