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Code Dependent : Living in the Shadow of AI, Hardback Book

Code Dependent : Living in the Shadow of AI Hardback



SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2024What does it mean to be human in a world that is rapidly changing with the development of artificial intelligence?'Highly readable and deeply important' – The Guardian'Exposes the hidden consequences of our existing AI technologies' – The TimesThrough the voices of ordinary people in places far removed from Silicon Valley, Code Dependent explores the impact of a set of powerful, flawed, and often exploitative technologies on individuals, communities, and our wider society.

Madhumita Murgia, AI Editor at the FT, exposes how AI can strip away our collective and individual sense of agency – and shatter our illusion of free will. AI is already changing what it means to be human, in ways large and small.

In this compelling work, Murgia reveals what could happen if we fail to reclaim our humanity. 'The intimate investigation of AI that we’ve been waiting for, and it arrives not a moment too soon.' – Shoshana Zuboff, author of The Age of Surveillance Capitalism'A nuanced, thoughtful and very accessible picture of a world deeply affected by AI' – Martha Lane Fox

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