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Possible minds

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about mind, thinking, intelligence and what it means to be human.'Artificial intelligence is today's story--the story behind all other stories. It is the Second Coming and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Possible minds.
New York : Penguin Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018032888
(OCoLC)1048658727
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Brockman
ISBN: 9780525558002 0525558004
OCLC Number: 1086608713
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 293 pages)
Contents: Wrong, but more relevant than ever / Seth Lloyd --
The limitations of opaque learning machines / Judea Pearl --
The purpose put into the machine / Stuart Russell --
The third law / George Dyson --
What can we do? / Daniel C. Dennett --
The inhuman mess our machines have gotten us into / Rodney Brooks --
The unity of intelligence / Frank Wilczek --
Let's aspire to more than making ourselves obsolete / Max Tegmark --
Dissident messages / Jaan Tallinn --
Tech prophecy and the underappreciated causal power of ideas / Steven Pinker --
Beyond reward and punishment / David Deutsch --
The artificial use of human beings / Tom Griffiths --
Putting the human into the AI equation / Anca Dragan --
Gradient descent / Christ Anderson --
"Information" for Wiener, for Shannon, and for us / David Kaiser --
Scaling / Neil Gershenfeld --
The first machine intelligences / W. Daniel Hillis --
Will computers become our overlords? / Venki Ramakrishnan --
The human strategy / Alex "Sandy" Pentland --
Making the invisible visible: art meets AI / Hans Ulrich Obrist --
AIs versus four-year-olds / Alison Gopnik --
Algorists dream of objectivity / Peter Galison --
The rights of machines / George M. Church --
The artistic use of cybernetic beings / Caroline A. Jones --
Artificial intelligence and the future of civilization / Stephen Wolfram.
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"Pithy essays on artificial intelligence. . . . Readers . . . will not find a better introduction than this book."--Kirkus "While the [Possible Minds] authors disagree on the answers, they agree on Read more...

 
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