The Singularity Is Near

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co
ISBN: 0715640151
Size: 69.31 MB
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The Singularity is Near offers a view of the coming age that is both a dramatic culmination of centuries of technological ingenuity and a genuinely inspiring vision of our ultimate destiny.

The Singularity Is Near

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9780670033843
Size: 20.30 MB
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A controversial scientific vision predicts a time in which humans and machines will merge and create a new form of non-biological intelligence, explaining how the occurrence will solve such issues as pollution, hunger, and aging.

Transcend

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1605292079
Size: 59.36 MB
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In Transcend, famed futurist Ray Kurzweil and his coauthor Terry Grossman, MD, present a cutting edge, accessible program based on the vanguard in nutrition and science.

Fantastic Voyage

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781579549541
Size: 17.49 MB
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Presents information about aging and illness, offers a program of diet and lifestyle choices allowing people to live longer and avoid sickness, and examines current and future roles for biotechnology and nanotechnology in health.

The Age Of Intelligent Machines

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262610797
Size: 20.58 MB
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Comparing the human brain with so-called artificial intelligence, the author probes past, present, and future attempts to create machine intelligence

Our Final Invention

Author: James Barrat
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250032261
Size: 75.25 MB
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Through profiles of tech visionaries, industry watchdogs, and groundbreaking AI systems, Our Final Invention explores the perils of the heedless pursuit of advanced AI. Until now, human intelligence has had no rival.

The Madame Curie Complex

Author: Des Julie
Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 9781558616554
Size: 10.67 MB
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The real-life stories behind the gendering of science.

The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527804
Size: 24.28 MB
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Murray Shanahan offers an introduction to the idea of the singularity and considers the ramifications of such a potentially seismic event. Shanahan's aim is not to make predictions but rather to investigate a range of scenarios.