Machines of Loving Grace

Machines of Loving Grace

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As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society—on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health—Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines help us, or will they replace us?

In the past decade alone, Google introduced us to driverless cars, Apple debuted a personal assistant that we keep in our pockets, and an Internet… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Machines of Loving Grace gives you the idea that not only AI developers, but we as a society, most definitely should be thinking about that — and sooner rather than later.

A full discussion of this subject would involve not only interviews with researchers but also conversations with nurses, business people and regulators — only then might we be better equipped to determine whether a new machine can be made humane enough to care for us.

For all his lofty appeal to ethics, Markoff sells contemporary conversations short.

Book Details  

Publisher: Ecco (August 25, 2015)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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