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The digital ape : how to live (in peace) with smart machines

by Shadbolt, Nigel, 1956-

Format: Print Book 2019
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Non-Fiction 006.301 Sha
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  006.301 Sha
 
 
Summary
The smart-machines revolution is reshaping our lives and our societies. Here, Sir Nigel Shadbolt, one of the world's leading authorities on artificial intelligence, and Roger Hampson dispel terror, confusion, and misconception. We are not about to be elbowed aside by a rebel army ofsuper-intelligent robots of our own creation. We were using tools before we became Homo sapiens, and will continue to build and master them, no matter how complicated they become. How we exercise that control - in our private lives, in employment, in politics - and make the best of the wonderfulopportunities, will determine our collective future well-being.Chapter by chapter, The Digital Ape outline how our choices and the use and adaptation of the tools we've created can lead to opportunities for the environment (both built and natural), health, and our security. Shadbolt and Hampson are uniquely well-suited to draw on historical precedent andtechnical know-how to offer a vision of the future that is exciting, rather than nerve-wracking, to contemplate.
Contents
Contents ; Chapter 1 : Biology and technology
Chapter 2 : Our hyper-complex habitat
3. The digital ape emerges
Chapter 4 : Social machines
Chapter 5 : Artificial and natural intelligtence
Chapter 6 : New companions
Chapter 7 : Big beasts
Chapter 8 : The challenge of data
Chapter 9 : Augmented wisdom?
Afterword
Chapter references
Bibliography
Index.

Additional Information
Subjects Artificial intelligence -- Philosophy.
Artificial intelligence -- Social aspects.
Automation -- Social aspects.
Artificial intelligence -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Publisher New York, New York :2019
Contributors Hampson, Roger, author.
Language English
Notes Originally published in Great Britain in 2018 by Scribe 2018.
Description 354 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780190932985
0190932988
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