Author: Newton Lee
Pub Date: 2016
Size: 13 Mb
From Google search to self-driving cars to human longevity, is Alphabet creating a neoteric Garden of Eden or Bentham’s Panopticon? Will King Solomon’s challenge supersede the Turing test for artificial intelligence? Can transhumanism mitigate existential threats to humankind? These are some of the overarching questions in this book, which explores the impact of information awareness on humanity starting from the Book of Genesis to the Royal Library of Alexandria in the 3rd century BC to the modern day of Google Search, IBM Watson, and Wolfram|Alpha.
The book also covers Search Engine Optimization, Google AdWords, Google Maps, Google Local Search, and what every business leader must know about digital transformation. “Search is curiosity, and that will never be done,” said Google’s first female engineer and Yahoo’s sixth CEO Marissa Mayer.
The truth is out there; we just need to know how to Google it!
Table of Contents
1 To Google or Not to Google
2 Google My Religion: Unraveling the Gordian Knot of Religious, Moral, and Political Entanglement
3 Google Versus Death; To Be, Or Not to Be?
4 SEO in the Age of Digital Transformation: What Every Business Leader Must Know
5 Search Engine Optimization: Getting to Google’s First Page
6 4 Tips for Writing Outstanding SEO Boosting Content
7 Internet Advertising and Google AdWords
8 Google Maps and Google Local Search
9 Subtle New Forms of Internet Influence Are Putting Democracy at Risk Worldwide
10 Social Media as a Tool for Information Warfare
11 Wolfram|Alpha: A Computational Knowledge “Search” Engine
12 Toward Seamless Access: Libraries from Alexandria Through the Digital Age
13 Privileged Information: The Corporatization of Information
14 Communication and Language in the Age of Digital Transformation
15 “How”—The Key to Knowledge-Building Pedagogy Success in Supporting Paradigm Shifts for Student Growth and the 4Cs of Future Education
16 Educational Ergonomics and the Future of the Mind
17 An Answer to the Math Problem
18 XQ Super Schools—Bolder Super School Project
19 Transfigurism: Glimpse into a Future of Religion as Exemplified by Religious Transhumanists
20 Gene Editing: A New Hope!
21 The Future of Driverless Cars
22 Continuous Penetration Testing
23 Autonomous Vulnerability Scanning and Patching of Binaries
24 Self-Motivating Computational System Cognitive Architecture: An Introduction
25 Modeling Emotions in a Computational System
26 Artificial General Intelligence Subjective Experience
27 Transhumanism: The Growing Worldview
28 Why I Am a Transhumanist
29 The Splintering and Controversy of Transhumanism
30 Our Hopes and Expectations for the Next President
31 The Transhumanist Platform and Interview with 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidate Zoltan Istvan