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Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind
The sometimes uncomfortable depth of his geekness is revealed when he explains how it doesn’t matter that robots will replace humans since they are our true progeny To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Caoqifeng rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Clarke wrote about this book: Dan rated it liked it Feb 22, He is known for his work on roboticsartificial intelligenceand writings on the impact of technology.
Machines have no souls, so cannot think. Angus rated it it was ok Oct 29, Moravec also is a futurist with many of his publications and predictions focusing on transhumanism. Moravec provides current arguments countering each item above, but central to all seems to be this: Hans Moravecone of the leaders of robotics research, was a founder of the world’s largest robotics program, at Carnegie Mellon University.
Choose your country or region Close. Ina program could beat a human chess champion, but it couldn’t see the chessboard or move the pieces. Acadia Moravvec  MSc: Return to Book Page. Neither do we understand how or from where it arises in our brains. It’s not a grim future the author envisions for humanity; it’s a comfortable even spiritual retirement.
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Books such as these provide a sense of awe and wonder equal to the very best of science fiction — perhaps the more wondrous for being, quite possibly, true. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A Study of Logics John P. But even though Moravec predicts the end of the domination by human beings, his is not a bleak vision.
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In this compelling book, Hans Moravec predicts that noravec will attain human levels of intelligence by the yearand that bythey will surpass us. Clarke and Doctor David Brin on the dust jacket, I asked myself where I, unlettered and relative to those men barely conscious, think I’m going trying to write a review.
A must read for artificial intelligence, technology, and computer enthusiasts, Moravec’s freewheeling but informed speculations present a future far different than we ever dared imagine.
Paperbackpages. Austrian technology writers Roboticists Artificial intelligence researchers births Living people Futurologists Acadia University alumni University of Western Ontario alumni Stanford University alumni Austrian transhumanists American transhumanists. Choose your country or region Close. One thing I did get loud and clear: Moravec outlines a timeline and a scenario in this regard,   in that the robots will evolve into a new series of artificial species, starting around Far from railing against a future in which machines rule the world, Moravec embraces it, taking the startling vi In this compelling book, Hans Moravec predicts that machines will attain human levels of intelligence by the yearand that bythey will surpass us.
People might opt to give up their legal personhood in order to be uploaded into a device or augmented in certain ways. I know, people with other backgrounds than me perhaps scientists, computer engineers will love those passages that were a bit boring for me.
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A must read for artificial intelligence, technology, and computer enthusiasts, Moravec’s freewheeling but informed speculations present a future far different than we ever dared imagine. Nazmul Ahmed Noyon rated it really liked it Jul 07, ronot Valerie rated it it was amazing Jan 20, Consider robots an intellectual mutation.
This sisactually one of the best books I have ever read.
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