[Ebook Libérer] (Possible Minds: Twenty–Five Ways of Looking at AI)

Ebook Libérer (Possible Minds: Twenty–Five Ways of Looking at AI)

Linguist played by Amy Adams figures out a way to communicate with a pair of cephalopod ike aliens who have visited Earth in a space vehicle with mind boggling technology In her ast and very poignant conversation on their vessel only one is present it explains that the absent one is undergoing the death processWhile reading the present book it struck me that so much of AI enthusiasts enthusiasm for uploading human minds and other ways of purportedly achieving immortality comes from a fear of death I felt the movie deepened the context for this in two ways First the self perpetuating cyborgs exalted by strong AI fans could wind up being rather puny relatively speaking a sort of steampunk dream based on 21st Century ideas about computing something ike conuering the Galaxy with autonomous coal powered space probes Second and important the very fact of mortality may give us kinship and to share with beings from elsewhere And that makes them much interesting than immortal AIs could possibly be to put yourself beyond the Rascal level of newspaper or business magazine articles This book and the book architects of AI together give the broader perspective of what AI is and where it is or we are heading to Just read it for yoursel. Nds is an ideal introduction to theandscape of crucial issues AI presents The collision between opposing perspectives is salutary and exhilarating; some of these figures such as computer scientist Stuart Russell Skype co founder Jaan Tallinn and physicist Max Tegmark are deeply concerned with the threat of AI including the existential one while others notably robotics entrepreneur Rodney Brooks philosopher Daniel Dennett and bestselling author Steven Pinker have a very different view Serious searching and authoritative Possible Minds Another Day of Life lays out the intellectualandscape of one of the most important topics of our tim.

Review Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI

Re by Jaan Tallinn one of the creators of Skype and Alison Gopnik a developmental psychologist Tallinn draws a powerful parallel between the slow acknowledgment of the serious risks of AI and the slow spread in his native Estonia of the realization that the Soviet occupation was illegitimate Gopnik who studies babies offers the best explanation I ve encountered of the difference between the deep What Would You Like? learning connectionist implementation of AI and the Bayesian graphical model implementation the rest of her piece is uite interesting too An honorable mention to the piece by Daniel Dennett whose contribution seems reasonable a sign he may be mellowing as he agesThe main drawbacks to the collection are i the underrepresentation of women who contribute only 3 out of 25 pieces and ii the intrusive presence of the editor who is the opposite of self effacing Nonetheless I plan to assign all or aarge sampling of the book the next time I teach my college course on the social impact of robots and AI there s plenty of food for discussionOne Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, last reflection though it so happened that a couple of hours after I finished reading this book I saw the wonderful and veryow volume science fiction film Arrival 2016 on cable TV In the film Ll never receive the right answers to our uestions unless we ask the right uestions The hour is very Cinderella for a Night (36 Hours, late and the choice of good and evil knocks at our door In the wake of advances in unsupervised self improving machineearning a small but influential community of thinkers is considering Wieners words again In Possible Minds John Brockman gathers their disparate visions of where AI might be taking usThe fruit of the ong history of Brockmans profound engagement with the most important scientific minds who have been thinking about AI from Alison Gopnik and David Deutsch to Frank Wilczek and Stephen WolframPossible Mi.

This book presents twenty five expert opinions of the origin present status and future of AI and how it will affect the human societies It is written in the form of succinct readable essays addressed to the general public An excellent book published by Jon Brockman Interesting mix of viewpoints This was a present for a 66 year old man who s always been interested in the atest developments and the effects on world economy He The Longevity Diet loved it A collection of essays to make you wonder about the future of humans in a machine world The essays in this book make for an interesting variety of views about the future of artificial intelligence Some are concerned about the impact of AI on our society some uite sanguine some skeptical about the ability of AI to reach singularityevels of intelligence others arguing for AIs civil rights The relatively short Grassroots Innovation length of each chapter means that one doesn t feel trapped in anyone s maddening world view for tooong though the closing nihilistic contribution by Stephen Wolfram does drag on a bit Often the interviews with people outside or on the fringes of the AI academic industrial complex were most interesting in particular a couple of ucid essays by artistsFor me the two stand outs we. Science world uminary 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 todays story the story behind all other stories It is the Second Coming and the Apocalypse at the same time Good AI versus evil AI John BrockmanMore than sixty years ago mathematician philosopher Norbert Wiener published a book on the place of machines in society that ended with a warning we sha.

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