The most human human : what talking with computers teaches us about what it means to be alive / Brian Christian
Book | Doubleday | 2011 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
ix, 303 pages ; 25 cm
Summary
"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."
Contents
Introduction: The most human human -- Authenticating -- The migratory soul -- Site-specificity vs. pure technique -- Getting gut 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.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Subject
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What talking with computers teaches us about what it means to be alive
ISBN
9780385533065
0385533063
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