James Martin, one of the world's most widely respected authorities on the impact of technology on society, argues that we are living at a turning point in human history. 'We are travelling at breakneck speed into an era of extremes - extremes of wealth and poverty, extremes in technology, extremes in globalization.
Every year, Mensa hosts the Brain of Mensa event - a gruelling knockout competition to root out the smartest quizzers - many enter, but only one remains standing to claim the title. Finally find out if you have what it takes to go up against the best of them - and maybe next year you will be competing to become the next 'Brain of Mensa'.
Left to his own devices, the author would be happy with his life just as it is. But now he's hit forty, everyone keeps asking him why he's so reluctant to marry his girlfriend and why he doesn't want to have kids. It's time for him to face up to the biggest question of the lot - what does it all mean? This book tells his story.
Hard-hitting and uplifting true stories of the women around the world facing extreme gender inequality who, when the wider community supports them to challenge the status quo, improve life for the whole of society.
AI is on the brink of a new dawn. And so are we... Telling the difference between humans and computers used to be easy. But artificial intelligence is now so advanced that it is capable of behaving, and even thinking, in ways that have long been considered exclusive to humankind. The time has come to rethink what being human actually means...