Dig­i­tal Vs Hu­man by Robert Wat­son

by Richard Wat­son

Storizen Magazine - - What's Inside - - Swapna Peri

he book, 'Dig­i­tal Vs Hu­man', talks about var­ied topics start­ing from emo­tions, health, fam­ily re­la­tion­ships, cul­ture, econ­omy, me­dia, so­ci­etal norms, and com­mu­nity stan­dards and their im­por­tance and the ef­fect of tech­nol­ogy on these ar­eas. The au­thor has man­aged well to de­scribe some sce­nar­ios of such ef­fects where a reader would sit back with as­ton­ish­ment.

The au­thor also ex­plains in the book about how the On­line So­cial Me­dia is tak­ing the role of a fel­low be­ing, a good friend and the best pal and yes some­times also don­ning the role of a life part­ner. While read­ing this chap­ter, I re­mem­bered the Os­car Nom­i­nated\Win­ning movie ' Her ', where the Op­er­at­ing Sys­tem in the Pro­tag­o­nist's com­puter de­vice be­comes his emo­tional and sex­ual part­ner. That goose bumps felt while watch­ing the movie were re­it­er­ated while read­ing some chap­ters. The imag­i­nary life of a hu­man is pre­sented due to too much on­line so­cial me­dia are

dis­cussed with in­trin­sic de­tails that will re­ally scare ev­ery reader.

The au­thor must be re­ally ap­plauded for the sim­ple yet thought-pro­vok­ing and straight to point ap­proach in the book while deal­ing the is­sues and prob­lems that are an­tic­i­pated for the fu­ture gen­er­a­tions in a very sim­ple and clear man­ner.

What I like:

1.The truth that the hu­man race is now fac­ing

2. The con­se­quences and dan­ger­ous re­sults of too much of ad­vent of tech­nol­ogy in hu­man lives

What I didn't like: These kind of books are eye open­ers and thus there is no point of dis­lik­ing re­lated to the con­tents. As the book is from an Best Sell­ing Au­thor, in­ter­na­tion­ally, an avid reader like me would def­i­nitely try to find out any er­rors, but I have found none!

Book Cover: The book cover is an im­age of a hu­man hand and the hand of a ro­bot or hu­manoid that clearly il­lus­trates the con­tents of the book.

Book Ti­tle: The book ti­tle ' Dig­i­tal Vs Hu­man' clearly ex­plains that the book is about how com­put­ers, tech­nol­ogy, and ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence have over­taken against the hu­man minds and the reper­cus­sions in the com­ing ages.

Lan­guage and Gram­mar: Per­fect writ­ing skills and great lan­guage is ob­served.

My Verdict: An in­tel­li­gent book for greater un­der­stand­ing of tech­nol­ogy and ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence re­lated ef­fects on mankind.

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