This fascinating history of machine intelligence approaches the subject by examining the mythologies our culture has created about machines that can "think"--and traces the history of such mythology through the last hundred years. Narrator Robertson Dean's deep, gravelly voice is the perfect choice for this production. He skillfully navigates the somewhat technical prose with the right amount of inflection and speed to make the work more compelling than some readers might find it. His baritone voice and deliberate cadence create a foreboding tone that enhance Rid's critical view of these converging mythologies and the ways the technology may promise to revolutionize life for the better but may also leave society in far more precarious situations. L.E. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2016]
Trade Ed. HighBridge Audio 2016
CD ISBN 9781681681900 $39.99 Ten CDs
DD ISBN 9781681681917 $27.99
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