Book ‘The Loop’ by Jacob Ward

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How Technology Is Creating a World Without Choices and How to Fight Back
This eye-opening narrative journey into the rapidly changing world of artificial intelligence reveals the dangerous ways AI is exploiting the unconscious habits of our minds—and the real threat it poses to humanity. "The best book I have ever read about AI." -Roger McNamee, New York Times bestselling author of Zucked Artificial intelligence is going to change the world as we know it. But the real danger isn't some robot that's going to enslave us: It's our own brain. Our brains are constantly making decisions using shortcuts, biases, and hidden processes—and we're using those same techniques to create technology that makes choices for us. In The Loop, award-winning science journalist Jacob Ward reveals...
Publisher: Hachette Books (January 25, 2022)  Pages: 320 pages  ISBN-10: 0316487201  ISBN-13: 978-0316487207  ASIN:‎ B09436DMMR

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Jacob Ward is technology correspondent for NBC News, and previously worked as a science and technology correspondent for CNN, Al Jazeera, and PBS. The former editor-in-chief of Popular Science magazine, Ward writes for The New Yorker, Wired, and Men’s Health. His ten-episode Audible podcast series, Complicated, discusses humanity’s most difficult problems, and he’s the host of an upcoming four-hour PBS documentary series, Hacking Your Mind, that introduces a television audience to the fundamental scientific discoveries in human decision making and irrationality