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              Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age

              Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age (Paperback)

              By Smith, Brad; Browne, Carol Ann

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              The first book by Microsoft CLO Brad Smith, exploring the biggest questions facing humanity about tech

              ISBN 9781529351583
              Released NZ 14 Sep 2021
              Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Smith, Brad; Browne, Carol Ann; Foreword by Gates, Bill

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              The instant New York Times bestseller. From Microsoft's president and one of the tech industry's broadest thinkers, a frank and thoughtful reckoning with how to balance enormous promise and existential risk as the digitization of everything accelerates. 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. --Walter Isaacson Microsoft President Brad Smith operates by a simple core belief: When your technology changes the world, you bear a responsibility to help address the world you have helped create. This might seem uncontroversial, but it flies in the face of a tech sector long obsessed with rapid growth and sometimes on disruption as an end in itself. While sweeping digital transformation holds great promise, we have reached an inflection point. The world has turned information technology into both a powerful tool and a formidable weapon, and new approaches are needed to manage an era defined by even more powerful inventions like artificial intelligence. Companies that create technology must accept greater responsibility for the future, and governments will need to regulate technology by moving faster and catching up with the pace of innovation. In Tools and Weapons, Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne bring us a captivating narrative from the cockpit of one of the world's largest and most powerful tech companies as it finds itself in the middle of some of the thorniest emerging issues of our time. These are challenges that come with no preexisting playbook, including privacy, cybercrime and cyberwar, social media, the moral conundrums of artificial intelligence, big tech's relationship to inequality, and the challenges for democracy, far and near. While in no way a self-glorifying Microsoft memoir, the book pulls back the curtain remarkably wide onto some of the company's most crucial recent decision points as it strive
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              ISBN 9781984877734
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age
               

              Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age (Hardback)

              By Smith, Brad; Browne, Carol Ann; Foreword by Gates, Bill

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              From Microsoft's president and one of the tech industry's wisest thinkers comes a frank and thoughtful reckoning with how to balance enormous promise and existential risk as the digitization of everything accelerates.

              ISBN 9781984877710
              Publisher Penguin
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