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The most human human : what talking with computers teaches us about what it means to be alive

Author: Brian Christian
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Most Human Human" is a provocative exploration of the ways in which computers are reshaping our ideas of what it means to be human. Its starting point is the annual Turing Test, which pits artificial intelligence programs against people to determine if computers can "think."
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Christian
ISBN: 0385533063 9780385533065
OCLC Number: 693206091
Description: ix, 303 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : the most human human --
Authenticating --
The migratory soul --
Site-specificity vs. pure technique --
Getting out of book --
The anti-expert --
Barging in --
The world's worst deponent --
Not staying intact --
High surprisal --
Conclusion : the most human human --
Epilogue : the unsung beauty of the glassware cabinet.
Other Titles: What talking with computers teaches us about what it means to be alive
Responsibility: Brian Christian.
Local System Bib Number:
385660

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"The Most Human Human" is a provocative exploration of the ways in which computers are reshaping our ideas of what it means to be human. Its starting point is the annual Turing Test, which pits artificial intelligence programs against people to determine if computers can "think."
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