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Allen Lane

The topsoil and the soil

George Monbiot: Regenesis – Feeding the World Without Devouring the Planet


The value of man in the unemployed society

Daniel Susskind: A World Without Work: Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond

LIFE: How are we going to be able to live a meaningful life in a world without work, where everything is automated and education no longer leads to work?

Man is like the flower

James Lovelock: Novacene – The Coming of Age of Hyperintelligence

THE FUTURE: We live in a new age where artificial intelligence develops on its own and becomes our salvation, not our death. It only happens a little later.

Economic motives can ruin artificial intelligence

Stuart Russell: Human Compatible Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control

KI: What happens if we create something more intelligent than ourselves, a machine that might do something completely different than we want?

iGeneration and the new hypersensitivity

Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt / Jean M. Twenge: The Coddling of the American Mind / iGen – Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy – and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood – and What That Means for the Rest of Us

: Students live in a bubble and should go into therapy to cope with the real world, say two authors about the condition of American universities.

The memories of a radical parliamentary woman

Harriet Harman: A Woman's Work

: In the shadow of Labor's leadership struggles, Harriet Harman has made life easier for British women.