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Future politics : living together in a world transformed by tech

Author: Jamie Susskind
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Confronts one of the most important questions of our time: how will digital technology transform politics and society? In the future, the question will be how far our lives should be directed and controlled by powerful digital systems - and on what terms? Jamie Susskind argues that rapid and relentless innovation in a range of technologies will transform the way we live together. Calling for a fundamental change in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Susskind
ISBN: 0198825617 9780198825616
OCLC Number: 1017978409
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2019 Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize.
Description: xiv, 516 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I : The digital lifeworld. Incresingly capable systems ; Increasingly integrated technology ; Increasingly quantified society ; Thniking like a theorist --
Part II : Future power. Code is power ; Force ; Scrutiny ; Perception-control ; Public and private power --
Part III : Future liberty. Freedom and the supercharged state ; Freedom and the tech firm --
Part IV : Future democracy. The dream of democracy ; Democracy in the future --
Part V : Future justice. Algorithms of distribution ; Algorithms of recognition ; Algorithmic injustice ; Technological unemployment ; The wealth cyclone --
Part VI : Future politics. Transparency and the new separation of powers ; Post-politics --
Notes --
Bibliography --
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Responsibility: Jamie Susskind.

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Only an elite can control the power of computation, dispersed in space, integrated in the cloud, and enabled to operate on ever bigger data. What are the implications for freedom, democracy, and Read more...

 
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