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In Our Own Image Will Artificial Intelligence Save or Destroy Us?

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ISBN-10: 1846044367

ISBN-13: 9781846044366

Edition: 2015

Authors: George Zarkadakis

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In Our Own Image by Dr George Zarkadakis explores one of humankind's oldest love-hate relationships - our ties with Artificial Intelligence or AI. Zarkadakis traces AI's origins in ancient myth, through literary classics such as Frankenstein, to today's sci-fi blockbusters, arguing that a fascination with AI is hardwired into the human psyche. He explains AI's history, technology and potential; its manifestations in intelligent machines; its connections to neurology and consciousness, as well as - perhaps most tellingly - what AI reveals about us as human beings. In Our Own Image argues that we are on the brink of a fourth industrial revolution - poised to enter the age of Artificial…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publication date: 3/5/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.35" wide x 8.43" long x 1.14" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

George Zarkadakis is a well-connected science writer, playwright and novelist with a PhD in Artificial Intelligence. He has worked for organisations including the European Commission and the British Council, Silicon Graphicsand the European Bioinformatics Institute; appeared on the History Channel; written for publications such as Aeon digital magazine and the Washington Post; and been knighted by the French government for his services to science communication.