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To the precipice.

Judith Rossner

To the precipice.

by Judith Rossner

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.R834 To, PS3568.O848 To
The Physical Object
Pagination384 p.
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5993577M
LC Control Number66024961
OCLC/WorldCa1379255

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Good admonition. Or, Keep thy head on thy shoulders, and I will keepe mine. To the tune of, Merrily and cherrily, &c.

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thoughts on “ Book Review: The Precipice ” InfiniteRand Ap at am. From the AI discussion, it is worth considering if AI should be considered our offspring through a different means (probably it would be an accidental offspring mutating from algorithms written for other purposes, but that does account for a good portion of offspring).

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The Precipice is a powerful book, written with a philosopher's eye Ord's love for humanity and hope for its future is infectious' Spectator We live during the most important era of human history. In the twentieth century, we developed the means to destroy ourselves - without developing the moral framework to ensure we won't.

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A native of Maine, bestselling author PAUL DOIRON attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English. The Poacher’s Son, the first book in the Mike Bowditch series, won the Barry award, the Strand award for best first novel, and has been nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Macavity awards in the same is a /5().

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The Precipice is a landmark book that provides a new way of thinking about our time. 4 stars out of 5. Bryan Appleyard. 8 Mar "as the title of this book proclaims, we are standing on a precipice where no humans have stood before." This is a dense and often thrillingly written book.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(25). BOOK REVIEW — “The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity” by Toby Ord (Hachette Books, pages). Ord’s premise is straightforward: He believes that we are living in a unique moment in human history, and that the decisions we make in the coming decades will determine which of two fates awaits humankind.

The Precipice (Russian: Обрыв, romanized: Obryv) is the third novel by Ivan Goncharov, first published in January–May issues of Vestnik Evropy magazine.

The novel, conceived intook twenty years to be completed and has been preceded by the publication of the three extracts: "Sophja Nikolayevna Belovodova" (Sovremennik, No.2, ), "Grandmother" and Author: Ivan Goncharov. Read "The Precipice Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity" by Toby Ord available from Rakuten Kobo.

"A book that seems made for the present moment."*-New Yorker*** This urgent and eye-opening book makes the case that pro 3/5. Buy the book today from your favourite booksellers, or listen to the audiobook narrated by the author. 'The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity' is. Murder Returns to the Precipice by Penny Goetjen is the third novel in the Elizabeth Pennington series set on the shores of Maine.

Connecticut’s Penny Goetjen is a national award-winning author whose mysteries have earned acclaim for their engaging characters, ambient backdrops, and subtle use of the paranormal.

“The Precipice separates science from hype and will remain the definitive work on existential risk for a long time to come.” Max Tegmark, author of Life “This book is a wake-up call to the existential threats of nuclear and biological weapons, and the urgent need for action.

"The Precipice is a fascinating book, one that showcases both the knowledge of its author and his humanity."— Bryan Walsh, Axios "This book is a wake-up call to the existential threats of nuclear and biological weapons and the urgent need for : Toby Ord.

“The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity” was written by Toby Ord and published by Bloomsbury Publishing and Hachette Book Group. The views and opinions expressed in this commentary are those of the author and do not reflect the official position of the Daily Caller News Foundation.

Goetjen (Murder Beyond the Precipice,etc.) packs her mystery novel with myriad subplots, all of which provide the story with an unwavering tempo. Many of these are engrossing, such as the kitchen’s stubborn chef and the ex-friend/inn employee with a drinking problem whom Elizabeth considers rehiring.