Are you bored sitting idle on the ongoing lockdown? Then why not utilize this time to learn something new. Since technology is developing at a rapid pace, we thought it would be best for our readers to read technology-related books. One can get novel ideas, acquire new information and analyze where the world is moving by reading technology books. Now, let’s check out the best new technology books to read in 2021.
1. The Future Is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives
By Peter Diamandis, Steven Kotler
Written by the New York Times best-selling authors, this is a practical playbook for how technology is converging to radically change our future. Technology is accelerating far more quickly than anyone could have imagined. We will experience more upheaval during the next decade and create more wealth than we have in the past hundred years. How all this is going to happen is explained beautifully in the book. In this gripping and insightful road map to our near future, futurist Peter H. Diamandis and science writer Steven Kotler investigate how wave after wave of exponentially accelerating technologies will impact our daily lives and society as a whole. The Future is Faster Than You Think is a must-read book in 2021 if you’re a future-centric person.
2. Sex Robots and Vegan Meat
By Jenny Kleeman
Sex Robots and Vegan Meat is a well-investigated book regarding four core aspects of our lives: birth, food, sex, and death. If any of these human experiences intrigue you, this book would be the perfect choice for you. In this book, award-winning journalist and documentary-maker, Jenny Kleeman takes us on a journey into the world of the people who are changing what it means to be human. Kleeman also examines the people who are driving some truly amazing (and sometimes weird) innovations.
3. Civilization Overdrive: Conversations at the Edge of the Human Future
By Konrad Stachnio
This book is the perfect summary and astonishing tour of how the world’s future looks to those likely to know the most about it. While writing this book, Journalist Konrad Stachnio engages 17 experts, global opinion leaders in their respective fields, in discussions on artificial intelligence, finance, the economy, technology, world order, the military, cultural change, and more. His well-researched and probing questions draw out striking revelations from his guests on where the 21st-century civilization is leading us. Furthermore, this book raises further questions as to whether we want to go there, and if that could be prevented.
4. Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything
By Kelly Weinersmith and Zach Weinersmith
Coming from a top scientist, Soonish is a book that analyzes how the world will look like tomorrow. Not only it discourse on the possibility of lunar colony but also how progress happens. In this witty and entertaining book, Zach and Kelly Weinersmith give us a snapshot of the transformative technologies that are coming next – from robot swarms to nuclear fusion powered-toasters. By weaving together their own research and interviews with pioneering scientists , the Weinersmiths discuss why these innovations are needed, how they would work, and what is standing in their way.
5. Breaking The Social Media Prism: How to make our platforms less polarizing
By Chris Bail
In an era of increasing social isolation, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are among the most important tools we have to understand each other. We use social media as a mirror to decipher our place in society. But, Chris Gail explains in this book how these social media functions more like a prism that distorts our identities, empowers status-seeking extremists and makes moderates invisible. Breaking the social media prism is a revealing look at how user behavior is powering deep social divisions online. So, make sure you read this book to understand how social media platforms are affecting you.