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In Our Own Image: Will artificial intelligence save or destroy us? by [Zarkadakis, George]
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In Our Own Image: Will artificial intelligence save or destroy us? Kindle Edition

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"Zarkadakis is an exciting and original thinker in the field of Artificial Intelligence and has written a book that is timely and important." (Jim Al-Khalili PhD OBE, author of Paradox)

"A mindful and historical look at the hope, hype and reality of artificial consciousness" (Stuart Hameroff, co-author of Consciousness and the Universe)

"Fascinating [and] rich...interweaves sci-fi visions with explorations of the philosophy, technology and deep history of artificial super-intelligence" (Steve Cave Financial Times)

"Ingenious...A delightfully lucid combination of the history, philosophy, and science behind thinking machines." (Kirkus Reviews)

"fascinating...the most comprehensive history of AI for our digital age [and] highly accessible" (Publisher’s Weekly)

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A compelling account of the past and potential future of Artificial Intelligence - and the implications of its fate for science and humankind

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1737 KB
  • Print Length: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Ebury Digital (5 Mar. 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00P8K04KS
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #376,536 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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An excellent book covering a broad range of issues pertaining to AI. Very thorough and extensive on the evolutionary aspects of intelligence and the major contributors in the field of AI. The book is good on the technical aspects of AI and includes thoughtful conclusions on the future of machine intelligence..
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Finally a book that goes to the core of AI and combines literature, philosophy and neuroscience with one of the most important technologies that has ever been invented. Great piece of work.
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Very interesting read.The subject will become more relevant as the technology evolves. must read to know the shape of future things to come.
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George Zarkadakis is that rare thing, a philosopher and scientist who can communicate on a human level.
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