The book was first published in Hebrew in by Dvir publishing; the English-language version was published in September in the United Kingdom and in February in the United States. As with its predecessor, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind , Harari recounts the course of history while describing events and the individual human experience, along with ethical issues in relation to his historical survey. However, Homo Deus from Latin "Homo" meaning man or human and "Deus" meaning God deals more with the abilities acquired by humans Homo sapiens throughout their existence, and their evolution as the dominant species in the world. The book describes mankind's current abilities and achievements and attempts to paint an image of the future. Many philosophical issues are discussed, such as humanism , individualism , transhumanism , and mortality. The book sets out to examine possibilities of the future of Homo sapiens.
Reboot for the AI revolution
Reboot for the AI revolution : Nature News & Comment
The ongoing artificial-intelligence revolution will change almost every line of work, creating enormous social and economic opportunities — and challenges. Some believe that intelligent computers will push humans out of the job market and create a new 'useless class'; others maintain that automation will generate a wide range of new human jobs and greater prosperity for all. Almost everybody agrees that we should take action to prevent the worst-case scenarios. The automation revolution is emerging from the confluence of two scientific tidal waves.
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The author of global bestseller Sapiens is back, with a self-help guide for a bewildering age — and its sweeping statements are peppered with truly mind-expanding observations. An obscure Israeli academic writes a Hebrew-language history of humanity. Translated into English in , the book sells more than a million copies. Ridley Scott wants to turn it into a TV series. Its sales spike when it is mentioned on Love Island.
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