The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527804
Size: 77.37 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: 45.18 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: 42.79 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: 45.96 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: 56.66 MB
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Everything we need to know about metadata, the usually invisible infrastructure for information with which we interact every day.

Memes In Digital Culture

Author: Limor Shifman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262525437
Size: 50.80 MB
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Taking "Gangnam Style" seriously: what Internet memes can tell us about digital culture.

Understanding Beliefs

Author: Nils J. Nilsson
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262321130
Size: 53.27 MB
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In this book, Nils Nilsson examines beliefs: what they do for us, how we come to hold them, and how to evaluate them. We should evaluate our beliefs carefully, Nilsson points out, because they influence so many of our actions and decisions.

Information And Society

Author: Michael Buckland
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262533383
Size: 65.68 MB
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A short, informal account of our ever-increasing dependence on a complex multiplicity of messages, records, documents, and data.

Paradox

Author: Margaret Cuonzo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262525496
Size: 39.25 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 Mind Body Problem

Author: Jonathan Westphal
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529564
Size: 53.96 MB
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An introduction to the mind--body problem, covering all the proposed solutions and offering a powerful new one.