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The Resource To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death, Mark O'Connell

To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death, Mark O'Connell

Label
To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death
Title
To be a machine
Title remainder
adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death
Statement of responsibility
Mark O'Connell
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A globe-spanning investigation into the Transhumanist movement, considering the tech billionaires, scientific luminaries, and DIY body-hackers attempting to prolong, improve, and ultimately transcend the limits of human life"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Connell, Mark
Dewey number
306.4/61
Index
no index present
LC call number
B821
LC item number
.O365 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humanism
  • Medical technology
  • Technological innovations
  • Prosthesis
  • Artificial intelligence
Target audience
adult
Label
To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death, Mark O'Connell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-241)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
System crash -- An encounter -- A visitation -- Once out of nature -- A short note on the singularity -- Talkin' AI existential risk blues -- A short note on the first robots -- Mere machines -- Biology and Its discontents -- Faith -- Please solve death -- The wanderlodge of eternal life -- A short note on endings and beginnings
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780385540414
Lccn
2016021725
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn951070642
  • (OCoLC)951070642
Label
To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death, Mark O'Connell
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-241)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
System crash -- An encounter -- A visitation -- Once out of nature -- A short note on the singularity -- Talkin' AI existential risk blues -- A short note on the first robots -- Mere machines -- Biology and Its discontents -- Faith -- Please solve death -- The wanderlodge of eternal life -- A short note on endings and beginnings
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780385540414
Lccn
2016021725
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn951070642
  • (OCoLC)951070642

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