• Title : Superintelligence

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  • ISBN: 0199678111

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 328 pages


Superintelligence Description

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 is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position If machine brains surpassed human brains in general intelligence, then this new superintelligence could become extremely powerful possibly beyond our control As the fate of the gorillas now depends on humans than on the species itself, so would the fate of humankind depend on the actions of the machine superintelligence But we have one advantage we get to make the first move Will it be possible to construct a seed Artificial Intelligence, to engineer initial conditions so as to make an intelligence explosion survivable How could one achieve a controlled detonation This profoundly ambitious and original book breaks down a vast track of difficult intellectual terrain After an utterly engrossing journey that takes us to the frontiers of thinking about the human condition and the future of intelligent life, we find in Nick Bostrom s work nothing less than a reconceptualization of the essential task of our time..



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