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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
Genre
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
MMI
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 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humanism
  • Medical technology
  • Technological innovations
  • Prosthesis
  • COMPUTERS / Intelligence (AI) & Semantics
  • SCIENCE / Biotechnology
  • COMPUTERS / Social Aspects / Human-Computer Interaction
  • Technological innovations
Label
To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death, Mark O'Connell
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [239]-241)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385540421
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn973878620
  • (MnSpTMCL)mvn8889
Label
To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death, Mark O'Connell
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [239]-241)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385540421
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn973878620
  • (MnSpTMCL)mvn8889

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