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The spike : how our lives are being transformed by rapidly advancing technologies

Author: Damien Broderick
Publisher: New York : Forge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Defines a theory the author coins "the Spike," a moment in history when changes will occur so rapidly as to transform or destroy the human race, and discusses such changes as artificial intelligence, nonotechnology, and immortality.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Damien Broderick
ISBN: 0312877811 9780312877811 0765301369 9780765301369 031287782X 9780312877828
OCLC Number: 45093893
Description: 380 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Damien Broderick.
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