Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era

Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era

James Barrat


A Huffington Post Definitive Tech e-book of 2013

In as low as a decade, synthetic intelligence may well fit after which surpass human intelligence. organisations and govt organizations around the globe are pouring billions into reaching AI's Holy Grail―human-level intelligence. as soon as AI has attained it, scientists argue, it's going to have survival drives very similar to our personal. We can be compelled to compete with a rival extra crafty, extra robust, and extra alien than we will be able to imagine.

Through profiles of tech visionaries, watchdogs, and groundbreaking AI platforms, James Barrat's Our ultimate Invention explores the perils of the heedless pursuit of complex AI. earlier, human intelligence has had no rival. will we coexist with beings whose intelligence dwarfs our personal? and should they enable us to?

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