Here are the Amazon.com Editorial Reviews -
“Many books are fun and interesting, but Singularity Rising is fun and interesting while focusing on some of the most important pieces of humanity’s most important problem.”
—Luke Muehlhauser, Executive Director, Singularity Institute
“The arrow of progress may kick upwards into a booming curve or it may terminate in an existential zero. What it will not do is carry on as before. With great insight and forethought, Miller’s Singularity Rising prepares us for the forking paths ahead by teasing out the consequences of an artificial intelligence explosion and by staking red flags on the important technological problems of the next three decades.”
—Peter Thiel, self-made technology billionaire and co-founder of the Singularity Summit
“We’ve waited too long for a thorough, articulate, general-audience account of modern thinking on exponentially increasing machine intelligence and its risks and rewards for humanity. Miller provides exactly that, and I hope and expect that his book will greatly raise the quality of debate and research in this critical area.”
—Aubrey de Grey, leading biomedical gerontologist and former AI researcher
“How can we be intelligent about superintelligence? Its finessed agility steers its course through the terrain of analytics and into the salty basin of awareness. It is wise. It is a nonpartisan player. It flirts freely with friendliness. Miller understands this, even if his approach is at times jolting. Singularity Rising, by default, turns the reader to question the true value of intelligence and hopefully realize that it must be found in the bosom of its wisdom.”
—Natasha Vita-More, Chairman, Humanity+; editor, The Transhumanist Reader
“There are things in this book that could mess with your head.”
—Vernor Vinge, computer scientist, Hugo Award-winning author of A Fire Upon the Deep, essayist of “The Coming Technological Singularity”
Singularity Rising: Surviving and Thriving in a Smarter, Richer, and More Dangerous World is the name of the new book.
Click here to see where I first learned about it in an article titled “An Economic Rationale for Resurrecting Neanderthals” found in H+ Magazine.
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