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Age of em.

Author: Robin Hanson
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Oxford Univ Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A brain emulation, or "em," results from taking a particular human brain, scanning it to record its particular cell features and connections, and then building a computer model that processes signals in the same way. Ems will probably be feasible within about a hundred years. They are psychologically quite human, and could displace humans in most jobs. If fully utilized, ems could have a monumental impact on all  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Hanson
ISBN: 0198754620 9780198754626
OCLC Number: 967867167
Contents: INTRODUCTION; BASICS; PHYSICS; ECONOMICS; ORGANIZATION; SOCIOLOGY; IMPLICATIONS

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Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled Earth like? Many think that the first truly smart robots will be brain emulations or "ems." Robin Hanson draws on decades of expertise in  Read more...

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Hanson honors the physics and the likely future economics of emulated minds. Students of AI, virtual reality, economics, and science can benefit in multiple ways from this extraordinary work of Read more...

 
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