The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Being Alive

By: Brian Christian

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9780241956052
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Pages
320
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129 x 198mm

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AI is on the brink of a new dawn. And so are we . . .

Telling the difference between humans and computers used to be easy. But artificial intelligence is now so advanced that it is capable of behaving, and even thinking, in ways that have long been considered exclusive to humankind. The time has come to rethink what being human actually means . . .

In The Most Human Human Brian Christian goes to talk to the world's leading artificial intelligences, battling against them in the renowned Turing Test competition, in order to find out what they're capable of - and what makes us unique. The result is a funny, shocking, inspiring, deeply humane and intelligent book that reaches into every aspect of our lives, from work to school, speed-dating to chess, to psychiatry, video games and the criminal law.

'Remarkable. A philosophical joyride. The day a machine creates work of such wit and originality, we should all be very worried.' The Times
ISBN:
9780241956052
Publication Date:
01 / 08 / 2012
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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