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Superintelligence

Paths, Dangers, Strategies

by Nick Bostrom

A New York Times bestseller Superintelligence asks the questions: What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? Nick Bostrom lays the foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It...
Publish Date
2016
April 30
Goodreads rating
3.87
ISBN
9780198739838
Tags
sciencenonfictionphilosophysocial-sciencestechnologyartificial-intelligence
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
Aug 03, 2014
Worth reading Superintelligence by Bostrom. We need to be super careful with AI. Potentially more dangerous than nukes.     source
Jul 08, 2015
There’s another work of philosophy here. Sort of philosophy/science that I’ve been greatly influenced by of late.The philosopher, Nick Bostrom, wrote a book called “Superintelligence,” which has impressed many people for the thoroughness with which he has argued that we have a serious problem looming with respect to the birth of intelligent machines.     source
Aug 02, 2014
Incidentally, Nick Bostrom’s excellent book “Superintelligence” is the best thing I’ve seen on this topic. It is well worth a read.     source
Very important book.     source