The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527804
Size: 77.76 MB
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The idea of technological singularity, and what it would mean if ordinary human intelligence were enhanced or overtaken by artificial intelligence.

Machine Learning

Author: Ethem Alpaydin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529513
Size: 65.84 MB
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A concise overview of machine learning -- computer programs that learn from data -- which underlies applications that include recommendation systems, face recognition, and driverless cars.

Robots

Author: John M. Jordan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529505
Size: 22.26 MB
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An accessible and engaging account of robots, covering the current state of the field, the fantasies of popular culture, and implications for life and work.

Neuroplasticity

Author: Moheb Costandi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529335
Size: 15.87 MB
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The real story of how our brains and nervous systems change throughout our lifetimes -- with or without "brain training."

Metadata

Author: Jeffrey Pomerantz
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262528517
Size: 65.10 MB
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Everything we need to know about metadata, the usually invisible infrastructure for information with which we interact every day.

The Mind Body Problem

Author: Jonathan Westphal
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529564
Size: 41.93 MB
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Or so it seems. In this book the philosopher Jonathan Westphal examines the mind-body problem in detail, laying out the reasoning behind the solutions that have been offered in the past and presenting his own proposal.

Paradox

Author: Margaret Cuonzo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262525496
Size: 60.93 MB
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An introduction to paradoxes showing that they are more than mere puzzles but can prompt new ways of thinking.

The Conscious Mind

Author: Zoltan Torey
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527103
Size: 31.23 MB
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An account of the emergence of the mind: how the brain acquired self-awareness, functional autonomy, the ability to think, and the power of speech.

Information And Society

Author: Michael Buckland
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262533383
Size: 17.30 MB
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This volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series offers a concise, informal account of the ways in which information and society are related and of our ever-increasing dependence on a complex multiplicity of messages, records, ...

Crowdsourcing

Author: Daren C. Brabham
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262518473
Size: 69.15 MB
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Explains what the online phenomenon of crowdsourcing is, what it is not and how it works. Original.