techUK's Christmas Reading List

techUK, with the help from our Twitter community, has created a Christmas AI Reading List full of thought-provoking books on Digital Ethics to read over the Christmas period.

We hope you find the list below as useful food for thought and perhaps as inspiration to help with your Christmas shopping - happy reading!   

AI

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Promises and Implications for Teaching 

Wayne Holmes, Maya Bialik, Charles Fadel, 2019

 

Culture and Human-Robot Interaction in Militarized Spaces 

Julie Carpenter, 2016 

 

Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again 

Eric Topol, 2019 

 

The AI book: The Artificial Intelligence Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Fintech Visionaries  

Janos Barberis, Douglas W. Arner, Ross P. Buckley, 2019 

 

The Economic Singularity: Artificial Intelligence and the Death of Capitalism 

Calum Chace, 2016 

 

The Humachine: Humankind, Machines, and the Future of Enterprise 

Nada R. Sanders and John D. Wood, 2019 

 

Responsible Artificial Intelligence: How to Develop and Use AI in a Responsible Way 

Virginia Dignum, 2019 

 

Automation

Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World without Work 

John Danaher, 2019 

 

The Robots are Coming! The Future of Jobs in the Age of Automation 

Andres Oppenheimer, 2019 

 

Data

Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power 

Shoshana Zuboff, 2019 

 

EU Personal Data Protection in Policy and Practice 

Bart Custers, et al., 2019 

 

Hello Word: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine 

Hannah Fry, 2019 

 

We Are Data: Algorithms and the Making of Our Digital Selves 

John Cheney-Lippold, 2017 

 

Ethics

A Human Algorithm: How Artificial Intelligence Is Redefining Who We Are 

Flynn Coleman, 2019 

 

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism 

Safiya Noble, 2018 

 

Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare and the Law: Regulating Automation in Personal Healthcare 

Eduard Fosch-Villaronga, 2019 

 

Artificial Unitelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World 

Meredith Broussard, 2018 

 

Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor 

Virginia Eubanks, 2018 

 

Behind the Screen: Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media 

Sarah T. Roberts, 2019 

 

Coming to Terms with Chance: Engaging Rational Discrimination and Cumulative Disadvantage 

Oscar H. Gandy, 2009 

 

Hippo: The Human Focused Digital Book 

Pete Trainor, 2016

 

How Democracy Ends 

David Runciman, 2018 

 

Humility is the New Smart: REthinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age 

Edward D. Hess, Katherine Ludwig, 2017 

 

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men 

Caroline Criado Perez, 2019 

 

Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up 

Philip N. Howard, 2015 

 

Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social Life 

Helen Nissenbaum, 2009 

 

Proactive Engagement with Ethics and Privacy in AI and Big Data 

Bernd Carsten Stahl and David Wright, 2018 

 

Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost Its Edge in Computing 

Mar Hicks, 2017

 

Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code 

Ruha Benjamin, 2019 

 

Rage Inside the Machine: The Prejudice of Algorithms, and How to Stop the Internet Making Bigots of Us All 

Robert Elliott Smith, 2019 

 

Robot Rights 

David Gunkel, 2018 

 

Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots 

Kate Devlin, 2018 

 

Technology and the Virtue: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting 

Shannon Vallor, 2016

 

Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech 

Sara Wachter-Boettcher, 2017 

 

The Elements of Power: Gadgets, Robotics and the Future of Work 

David Abraham, 2016 

 

The Ethics of Information 

 Professor Luciano Floridi, 2015 

 

The Death of Gods: The New Global Power Grab 

Carl Miller, 2018 

 

The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work 

Richard Baldwin, 2019 

 

Weapons of Maths Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy  

Cathy O’Neil, 2016 

 

Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future 

Joi Ito, Jeff Howe, 2016

 

Women Invent the Future 

Rachel Coldicutt and Sam Brown, 2018

 

Tech industry

Don’t Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed ITs Founding Principles – and All of Us 

Rana Foroohar, 2019 

 

Innovation and its enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies 

Calestous Juma, 2016 

 

Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing the Digital Revolution 

Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, 2017 

 

The Intelligent Organisation: Realising the Value of Information 

John Beckford, 2015

 

Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age 

Bradd Smith and Carol Ann Browne, 2019

 

Fiction

2001: A Space Odyssey  

Arthur C. Clarke, 1968 

 

Utopia Five (Panopticon Book 1) 

A.E. Currie, 2019 

 

Podcast

The Missing Cryptoqueen 

Jamie Bartlett, 2019 

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    Katherine Mayes

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