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HEARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Embracing Our Humanity to Maximize Machines

by | Read by Eric Summerer

Contemporary Culture • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Formerly the purview of philosophers, human values are now being parsed by the designers of computerized machines that can make decisions regarding what's good for us. Narrator Eric Summerer wisely plays down the drama of these trends and focuses on delivering this discussion with pleasing vocal clarity and astute phrasing. The arresting material doesn't need amplification. The author says that benevolent artificial intelligence will require careful articulation of what matters to us. Though this could have been just another technology audio, the author's thoughtful writing reaches past the engineering issues and stimulates a lot of questions. Along with Summerer's understated performance, the author's use of his own experiences and thoughtful observations make his message as touching as it is relevant to our times. T.W. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2016]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • HighBridge Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 9781681680323 $29.99 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN 9781681680330 $24.99

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