Project Description

Buddhism and computing

HOW TO FLOURISH IN THE AGE OF ALGORITHMS

How can we flourish in an age of algorithms, as we struggle with the challenges of social media and machine learning? Does Buddhism hold a key? In this fascinating and insightful book, Paul Trafford argues that we need to make cyber-technology ethical – by design.

Contents:

1. Numbers and Computation
2. Buddhist Ethics
3. Computers and Intelligence
4. Modelling Mind and Processes
5. Sustainable Social Networks
6. Ensuring Online Safety
7. Are We Here Yet?

‘Today I am certain the most important conversation we should be having is about the future of AI. It will dominate what happens … for better or for worse.’
Jim Al-Khalili

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