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Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies



The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position. Other animals have stronger muscles or sharper claws, but we have cleverer brains. If machine brains one day come to surpass human brains in general intelligence, then this new superintelligence could become very powerful. As the fate of the gorillas now depends more on us humans than on the gorillas themselves, so the fate of our…

Superintelligence

ISBN 10 : 9780199678112
ISBN 13 : 0199678111

Human beings occupy a dominant position on our planet, not because we have stronger muscles or sharper teeth than other species, but because we have smarter brains. Our brains deve..


Superintelligence

ISBN 10 : 9780191666827
ISBN 13 : 0191666823

The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position. Other animals have..


Superintelligence

ISBN 10 : 9780191666834
ISBN 13 : 0191666831

The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position. Other animals have..


Global Catastrophic Risks

ISBN 10 : 9780199606504
ISBN 13 : 0199606501

A Global Catastrophic Risk is one that has the potential to inflict serious damage to human well-being on a global scale. This book focuses on such risks arising from natural catas..


Human Enhancement

ISBN 10 : 0199594961
ISBN 13 : 9780199594962

To what extent should we use technological advances to try to make better human beings? Leading philosophers debate the possibility of enhancing human cognition, mood, personality,..


Our Final Invention

ISBN 10 : 9781250032263
ISBN 13 : 1250032261

A Huffington Post Definitive Tech Book of 2013 Artificial Intelligence helps choose what books you buy, what movies you see, and even who you date. It puts the "smart" in your smar..


A Rough Ride To The Future

ISBN 10 : 9781468311600
ISBN 13 : 1468311603

Bestselling author of The Revenge of Gaia James Lovelock—the great scientific visionary of our age—presents a radical vision of humanity’s future Now in his 95th year, James ..