The Resource To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death, Mark O'Connell, (electronic resource)

To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death, Mark O'Connell, (electronic resource)

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"--
Assigning source
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
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Label
To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death, Mark O'Connell, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=2939850
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
  • A Short Note on the Singularity
  • 70
  • Talkin' AI Existential Risk Blues
  • 77
  • A Short Note on the First Robots
  • 104
  • Mere Machines
  • 108
  • Biology and Its Discontents
  • 134
  • System Crash
  • Faith
  • 160
  • Please Solve Death
  • 173
  • Wanderlodge of Eternal Life
  • 194
  • A Short Note on Endings and Beginnings
  • 230
  • 1
  • An Encounter
  • 10
  • A Visitation
  • 22
  • Once Out of Nature
  • 42
Control code
ocn973878620
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
Stock number
1ACAFF24-05F1-4693-B70E-459D29626424
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o973878620
  • (OCoLC)973878620
Label
To be a machine : adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death, Mark O'Connell, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=2939850
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
  • A Short Note on the Singularity
  • 70
  • Talkin' AI Existential Risk Blues
  • 77
  • A Short Note on the First Robots
  • 104
  • Mere Machines
  • 108
  • Biology and Its Discontents
  • 134
  • System Crash
  • Faith
  • 160
  • Please Solve Death
  • 173
  • Wanderlodge of Eternal Life
  • 194
  • A Short Note on Endings and Beginnings
  • 230
  • 1
  • An Encounter
  • 10
  • A Visitation
  • 22
  • Once Out of Nature
  • 42
Control code
ocn973878620
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
Stock number
1ACAFF24-05F1-4693-B70E-459D29626424
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o973878620
  • (OCoLC)973878620

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