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            The Loop
             

            The Loop (Paperback)

            By Oliver, Ben

            • RRP: $21.99
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            Luka Kane has been inside hi-tech prison the Loop for over two years. A death sentence is hanging over his head but his day-to-day routine is mind-numbingly repetitive. Then everything changes. Soon, Luka has to face a new reality: breaking out of the Loop might be his only chanc...e to save himself - and the world ...
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            ISBN 9781912626557
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series The Loop
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            Privacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data
             

            Privacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data (Hardback)

            By Veliz, Carissa

            • RRP: $37.00
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            The moment you check your phone in the morning you are giving away data.

            ISBN 9781787634046
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            How To Talk To Robots: A Girls' Guide to a Future Dominated by Ai
             

            How To Talk To Robots: A Girls' Guide to a Future Dominated by Ai (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Goldstaub, Tabitha

            • RRP: $32.99
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            • Pub Date
              6 Jan 21

            How To Talk to Robots is the essential guide for women designed to demystify the daunting and male-dominated world of AI. Tabitha Goldstaub brilliantly breaks down these barriers, offering a simple and straight-forward introduction into AI and the enormous benefits of understandi...ng it to navigate towards a successful future.
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            ISBN 9780008328207
            Released NZ 6 Jan 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            How We Learn: The New Science of Education and the Brain
             

            How We Learn: The New Science of Education and the Brain (Paperback)

            By Dehaene, Stanislas

            • RRP: $32.50
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            • Pub Date
              13 Apr 21

            'Absorbing, mind-enlarging, studded with insights ... This could have significant real-world results' Sunday Times Humanity's greatest feat is our incredible ability to learn. Even in their first year, infants acquire language, visual and social knowledge at a rate that surpasses... the best supercomputers. But how, exactly, do our brains learn? In How We Learn, leading neuroscientist Stanislas Dehaene delves into the psychological, neuronal, synaptic and molecular mechanisms of learning. Drawing on case studies of children who learned despite huge difficulty and trauma, he explains why youth is such a sensitive period, during which brain plasticity is maximal, but also assures us that our abilities continue into adulthood. We can all enhance our learning and memory at any age and 'learn to learn' by taking maximal advantage of the four pillars of the brain's learning algorithm: attention, active engagement, error feedback and consolidation. The human brain is an extraordinary machine. Its ability to process information and adapt to circumstances by reprogramming itself is unparalleled, and it remains the best source of inspiration for recent developments in artificial intelligence. How We Learn finds the boundary of computer science, neurobiology, cognitive psychology and education to explain how learning really works and how to make the best use of the brain's learning algorithms - and even improve them - in our schools and universities as well as in everyday life.
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            ISBN 9780141989303
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Moondust
             

            Moondust (Paperback)

            By Fowler, Gemma

            • RRP: $21.99
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            Ten years ago, Lumite, a moon-mined energy source, spelt the end of Earth's crisis - until a huge explosion at the first Lumite power station. Agatha was the sole survivor. A poster-girl for the company, she's toed the line for years ... but one of the prisoner-miners, Danny, cha...nges her mind about everything she knows about her world.
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            ISBN 9781910655429
            Released NZ 1 May 2017
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Deep Fakes and the Infocalypse: What You Urgently Need To Know

            Deep Fakes and the Infocalypse: What You Urgently Need To Know (Paperback)

            By Schick, Nina

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            The first book focusing on Deep Fakes and the Infocalypse and using the buzzwords in the title

            ISBN 9781913183523
            Released NZ 11 Aug 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Talk to Me

            Talk to Me (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Vlahos, James

            • RRP: $40.00
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            He explores how voice tech will transform every sector of society: handing untold new powers to businesses, upending traditional notions of privacy, revolutionising access to information, and fundamentally altering the way we understand human consciousness.

            ISBN 9781847948069
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2019
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Precipice: 'A book that seems made for the present moment' New Yorker

            The Precipice: 'A book that seems made for the present moment' New Yorker (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ord, Toby

            • RRP: $32.99
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            We stand at a precipice - a point where the future is at stake. Humanity has come so far: ten thousand generations, each building on the work of their ancestors to reach the heights of culture and technology we see today. If we choose, we can continue this grand project, with eno...ugh time to end disease, poverty and injustice, and to fulfil our potential. But this future is at risk: for the first time, our power has grown so great that we have the ability to destroy ourselves. The Precipice is a clear-eyed look at the risks that we face, from the familiar, such as nuclear war and climate change, to the emerging, such as biotechnology and advanced artificial intelligence. It argues that ending these risks has become one of the most important moral issues of our time. What do we owe to the generations that follow us? This is an inspiring vision of human history, the legacy we will leave behind, and the steps we must take to work towards a brighter future.
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            ISBN 9781526600226
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            How We Learn: The New Science of Education and the Brain

            How We Learn: The New Science of Education and the Brain (Hardback)

            By Dehaene, Stanislas

            • RRP: $55.00
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            In today's technological society, with an unprecedented amount of information at our fingertips, learning plays a more central role than ever. In How We Learn, Stanislas Dehaene decodes its biological mechanisms, delving into the neuronal, synaptic, and molecular processes taking... place in the brain. He explains why youth is such a sensitive period, during which brain plasticity is maximal, but also assures us that our abilities continue into adulthood, and that we can enhance our learning and memory at any age. We can all learn to learn by taking maximal advantage of the four pillars of the brain's learning algorithm- attention, active engagement, error feedback, and consolidation. The human brain is an extraordinary machine. Its ability to process information and adapt to circumstances by reprogramming itself is unparalleled, and it remains the best source of inspiration for recent developments in artificial intelligence. The exciting advancements in A.I. of the last twenty years reveal just as much about our remarkable abilities as they do about the potential of machines. How We Learn finds the boundary of computer science, neurobiology, and cognitive psychology to explain how learning really works and how to make the best use of the brain's learning algorithms, in our schools and universities as well as in everyday life.
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            ISBN 9780241366462
            Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence

            Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence (Hardback)

            By Lovelock, James

            • RRP: $37.00
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            James Lovelock, creator of the Gaia hypothesis and the greatest environmental thinker of our time, has produced an astounding new theory about future of life on Earth. He argues that the anthropocene - the age in which humans acquired planetary-scale technologies - is, after 300 ...years, coming to an end. A new age - the novacene - has already begun. New beings will emerge from existing artificial intelligence systems. They will think 10,000 times faster than we do and they will regard us as we now regard plants - as desperately slow acting and thinking creatures. But this will not be the cruel, violent machine takeover of the planet imagined by sci-fi writers and film-makers. These hyper-intelligent beings will be as dependent on the health of the planet as we are. They will need the planetary cooling system of Gaia to defend them from the increasing heat of the sun as much as we do. And Gaia depends on organic life. We will be partners in this project. It is crucial, Lovelock argues, that the intelligence of Earth survives and prospers. He does not think there are intelligent aliens, so we are the only beings capable of understanding the cosmos. Maybe, he speculates, the novacene could even be the beginning of a process that will finally lead to intelligence suffusing the entire cosmos. At the age 100, James Lovelock has produced the most important and compelling work of his life.
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            ISBN 9780241399361
            Released NZ 17 Jul 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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