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Easy Read book about the future and a self-learning supercomputer, which controls everything. Who protects you?

In the future there is the Centre, which controls everything. It knows all about the citizens and the world around them. The supercomputer also has contacts in other countries and it can connect with the memories of the people.

Everybody at the Centre works hard to solve crises and to help anyone in need, when a storm reaches the town. But they are hindered by a secret group, who thinks the Centre controls too much and people should get back the control on their own lives.

The competition between the Centre and the group becomes tougher and the situation more critical. Who will win?

A book about humans, computers, Artificial Intelligence, possibilities and risks – for all age groups.

The book can be used as a basis for discussion in groups about the use of Artificial Intelligence, our future and technology. It is a Pedagogical Easy Read and can be used in school and at home for learning and activities.

Place: Computer centre and city in the future

Group: All age groups

Discussion: What kind of technology will we use in the future?

What information do different computer centres have about you?

How can you control the data and remove information you do not want them to have?

Do you know anybody, who has experienced something like the persons in the book?

What did they do? How did they react?

What do you know about Artificial Intelligence? How can you learn more?

Do the main characters in the book make the right decisions in the beginning of the story and at the end?

What would you do in Hector’s situation?

What would you do in Iota’s situation?

What thoughts does the story give you?

Tasks: Write a story about one of the pictures in the book.

Write a story about how humans and computers can cooperate.