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Noah Yuval Harari, AI and Stuff

Charles sent an interesting article from the NY Times, worth a read

Watch Out Workers, Algorithms Are Coming to Replace You — Maybe

Over the past five years, the Israeli author and historian Yuval Noah Harari has quietly emerged as a bona fide pop-intellectual. His 2014 book “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” is a sprawling account of human history from the Stone Age to the 21st century; Ridley Scott, who directed “Alien,” is co-leading its screen adaptation. Mr. Harari’s latest book, “21 Lessons for the 21st Century,” is an equally ambitious look at key issues shaping contemporary global conversations — from immigration to nationalism, climate change to artificial intelligence.

Link to the complete article on NYT

Link to PDF on Beyond Labels


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