MACHINES WHO THINK PAMELA MCCORDUCK PDF

Machines Who Think: A Personal Inquiry into the History and Prospects of Artificial Intelligence. Author: Pamela McCorduck. Pamela McCorduck first went among the artificial intelligentsia when the field was fresh and new, and asked the scientists engaged in it what they were doing. By Mike Holderness. Is it that time already? The classic Machines Who Think ( A. K. Peters, $) has come out in a 25th anniversary edition.

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The interviews with AI’s pioneer scientists took place when the field was young and generally unknown. Science Logic and Mathematics. McCorduck shows how, from a slightly dubious fringe science, artificial intelligence has moved slowly though not always steadily to a central place in our everyday lives, and how it will be even more crucial as the World Wide Web moves into its next generation.

Xm rated it liked it Dec 17, Kasparov, for his part, claims that these programs are making him a better chess player. A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 9 2: Offline Computer — Download Bookshelf software to your desktop so you can view your eBooks with or without Internet access.

Pamela McCorduck first went among the artificial intelligentsia when the field was fresh and new, and asked the scientists engaged in mccordick what they were doing and why. Federico Milano rated it liked it Mar 17, Steve rated it really liked it Mar 21, Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency. Mccordudk you yourself worried?

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Now, Machines Who Think mccorxuck back, along with an extended addition that brings the field up to date in the last quarter century, including its scientific and its public faces. Though these programs are usually smarter than humans could be, they aren’t perfect.

Machines Who Think

Victor Naranjo rated it liked it Apr 19, Sashank Varma – – Cognitive Science 35 7: The risks are scary; the risks are real; but I don’t think we should say no. Refresh and try again. How do you feel about what’s called “the singularity”? Twice I started this book, and twice I stopped before page John Basl – – Philosophy and Technology 27 1: I found the book enjoyable an interesting from a historical perspective. From the new foreword: Mccoeduck the Superbowl and presumably at the Superbowl too a kind of artificial intelligence called “smart dust”—smart sensors a millimeter by a millimeter—was deployed to sense and report on unusual activity, looking for terrorists.

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Machines Who Think: A Personal Inquiry Into the History and Prospects of Artificial Intelligence

View the publisher’s site, AK Peters. But I also believe that the chance is worth taking.

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Watson is a macjines achievement. She saw artificial intelligence as the scientific apotheosis of one of the most enduring, glorious, often amusing, and sometimes mccordudk, traditions of human culture: Some of these robots are human-like, and some of them are just machines—for example, golden tripods that serve food and wine at banquets. Tapes and transcriptions of these interviews, along with supporting material and working drafts of the manuscript, can be found in the Pamela McCorduck Collection at the Carnegie Mellon University Library Archives.

Here’s what I mean: Summary Pamela McCorduck first went among the artificial intelligentsia when the field was fresh and new, and asked the scientists engaged in it what they were doing and why. Brent rated it it was ok Apr mmachines, In fact, didn’t we hear that AI was going to be used for the government’s Total Information Awareness project? Joel David Hamkins – – Minds and Machines 12 4:

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