'A gem of a book' Carlo Rovelli, author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
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Could there be a civilization on a mote of dust? How much of your fate have you made? Who cleans the universe?
Through more than fifty Koans - pleasingly paradoxical vignettes following the ancient Zen tradition - leading physicist Anthony Aguirre takes us across the world from Japan to Italy, and through ideas spanning the age, breadth and ..
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Humans dream of super-intelligent machines. But what happens if we actually succeed?
Creating superior intelligence would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, according to the world's pre-eminent AI expert, it could also be the last.
In this groundbreaking book, Stuart Russell sets out wh..
'This is the most important conversation of our time, and Tegmark's thought-provoking book will help you join it' Stephen Hawking
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AI is the future - but what will that future look like? Will superhuman intelligence be our slave, or become our god?
Taking us to the heart of the latest thinking about AI, Max Tegmark, the MIT professor whose work has helped mainstream research on how to keep AI beneficial, separa..
'The Precipice is a powerful book . . . Ord's love for humanity and hope for its future is infectious' Spectator
'Ord's analysis of the science is exemplary . . . Thrillingly written' Sunday Times
We live during the most important era of human history. In the twentieth century, we developed the means to destroy ourselves - without developing the moral framework to ensure we won't. This is the Precipice, and how we respond to it will be the most crucial decision of our time.
Oxford moral philo..