Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

By Jerry Kaplan

An insightful, attractive travel by means of a famous Silicon Valley insider of the way accelerating advancements in synthetic Intelligence will rework the way in which we are living and work

Selected as one of many 10 most sensible technology and expertise books of 2015 via The Economist
After billions of greenbacks and fifty years of attempt, researchers are ultimately cracking the code on man made intelligence. As society stands at the cusp of unparalleled switch, Jerry Kaplan unpacks the newest advances in robotics, desktop studying, and conception powering structures that rival or exceed human features. Driverless autos, robot helpers, and clever brokers that advertise our pursuits have the capability to bring in a brand new age of affluence and relaxation — yet as Kaplan warns, the transition could be protracted and brutal except we deal with the 2 nice scourges of the trendy constructed international: risky exertions markets and source of revenue inequality. He proposes leading edge, free-market alterations to our financial system and social guidelines to prevent a longer interval of social turmoil. His well timed and available research of the promise and perils of synthetic intelligence is a must-read for company leaders and coverage makers on either side of the aisle.

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