Nick Bostrom Oxford University Press (UK)

Human beings occupy a dominant position on our planet, not because we have stronger muscles or sharper teeth than other species, but because we have smarter brains. Our brains developed the technologi

ISBN10 : 0199678111 , ISBN13 : 9780199678112

Page Number : 328

Global Catastrophic Risks

Nick Bostrom Oxford University Press

A Global Catastrophic Risk is one that has the potential to inflict serious damage to human well-being on a global scale. This book focuses on such risks arising from natural catastrophes (Earth-based

ISBN10 : 0199606501 , ISBN13 : 9780199606504

Page Number : 576

Our Final Invention

James Barrat Macmillan

A documentary filmmaker, bringing together Artificial Intelligence experts from around the world, explores the terrifying possibility of catastrophic outcomes once we share the planet with intelligent

ISBN10 : 0312622376 , ISBN13 : 9780312622374

Page Number : 336

The Master Algorithm

Pedro Domingos Basic Books

Algorithms increasingly run our lives. They find books, movies, jobs, and dates for us, manage our investments, and discover new drugs. More and more, these algorithms work by learning from the trails

ISBN10 : 0465061923 , ISBN13 : 9780465061921

Page Number : 352

The Last Word

Thomas Nagel Oxford University Press, USA

"...[a] subtle, compact, and forceful book.... is a work of philosophical reflection...a significant contribution to the culture wars of our time."--New York Review of Books "...a ringing defense of t

ISBN10 : 9780195149838 , ISBN13 : 0195149831

Page Number : 147

Human Enhancement

Julian Savulescu OUP Oxford

To what extent should we use technological advances to try to make better human beings? Leading philosophers debate the possibility of enhancing human cognition, mood, personality, and physical perfor

ISBN10 : 9780199594962 , ISBN13 : 0199594961

Page Number : 432

How To Create A Mind

Ray Kurzweil Penguin

The bold futurist and bestselling author explores the limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human brain Ray Kurzweil is arguably today’s most influential—and often controversial—futuris

ISBN10 : 1101601108 , ISBN13 : 9781101601105

Page Number : 352