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Artificial intelligence and the technological singularity
by Cunningham, Anne C., editor

9781534500273Anne C. Cunningham (Editor)Artificial Intelligence and the Technological SingularityWill machines take over the world one day? Will they have human emotions? Will they be our friends or foes? Will they make our lives easier or will they wipe out the human labor force? Readers will come to their own conclusions after reading articles from leading experts forecasting how robots and machines will be integrated into our world, as well as their warnings about how it could all go horribly wrong. Aside from the obvious benefits, the development of artificial intelligence brings up a host of ethical considerations, which are being debated by the world's technology leaders before it's too late. - Description from Syndetics
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Energy alternatives
by Engdahl, Sylvia, editor

9780737772586Sylvia EngdahlEnergy AlternativesFor over 25 years the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. By choosing from such diverse sources and including both popular and unpopular views the Opposing Viewpoints editorial team has adhered to its commitment to editorial objectivity. Readers are exposed to many sides of a debate which promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking. In short Opposing Viewpoints is the best research and learning tool for exploring the issues that continually shape and define our turbulent and changing world. - Description from Syndetics
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America's prisons
by Lasky, Jack, editor.

9780737775365Jack Lasky; Greenhaven Press Staff (Contribution by)America's PrisonsOpposing Viewpoints Series For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. By choosing from such diverse sources and including both popular and unpopular views, the Opposing Viewpoints editorial team has adhered to its commitment to editorial objectivity. Readers are exposed to many sides of a debate, which promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking. In short, Opposing Viewpoints is the best research and learning tool for exploring the issues that continually shape and define our turbulent and changing world. - Description from Syndetics
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