Future Humans by Tom JacksonFuture Humans by Tom Jackson

Future Humans

byTom Jackson

Hardcover | October 15, 2019

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What is transhumanism? What is AI? Are these good developments or bad ones? How might immortality be possible? And should we even want to live forever? Get the facts and make up your own mind on these and more questions related to enhanced human potential withFuture Humans, part of the newWhat's the Issue?series.

What does it really mean to be human? In the future, might we be forced to rethink the answer? In this fascinating book, explore these questions through topics like:
  • Prosthetics and implants
  • Plastic surgery
  • Performance drugs
  • External memory
  • Genetic modifications
  • Nanotechnology
  • Smart drugs (cognitive enhancers)
  • Cyborgs
  • Bioprinting
TheWhat's the Issue? seriestackles engaging, thought-provoking subjects chosen from the headlines and public debates.What's the Issue?asks “what's all the fuss about?, presents the key facts, reviews what's at stake in each case, and weighs the pros and cons. The goal of the series is to help young people understand difficult concepts, provide them with the tools to inform their own opinions, and help them to see and influence changes within our society.
Tom Jacksonis a science writer based in Bristol, UK. Over the last 20 years, Tom has written books, magazine and newspaper articles, for online and for television on a wide range of subjects and has worked on projects with Brian May, Patrick Moore, Marcus de Sautoy and Carol Vorderman and for major international publishers, such as Dor...
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Title:Future HumansFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:96 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 15, 2019Publisher:QED PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711244553

ISBN - 13:9780711244559

Appropriate for ages: 11

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What is transhumanism? What is AI? Are these good developments or bad ones? How might immortality be possible? And should we even want to live forever? Get the facts and make up your own mind on these and more questions related to enhanced human potential withFuture Humans, part of the newWhat's the Issue?series.What does it really mean to be human? In the future, might we be forced to rethink the answer? In this fascinating book, explore these questions through topics like:Prosthetics and implantsPlastic surgeryPerformance drugsExternal memoryGenetic modificationsNanotechnologySmart drugs (cognitive enhancers)CyborgsBioprintingTheWhat's the Issue? seriestackles engaging, thought-provoking subjects chosen from the headlines and public debates.What's the Issue?asks “what's all the fuss about?, presents the key facts, reviews what's at stake in each case, and weighs the pros and cons. The goal of the series is to help young people understand difficult concepts, provide them with the tools to inform their own opinions, and help them to see and influence changes within our society.