Letters and Politics

Artificial Intelligence: Savior or Destroyer?

With George Zarkadakis, Phd in Artificial Intelligence. He is the author of several novels and the forthcoming book In Own Image: Savior or Destroyer, The History and Future of Artificial Intelligence. 

About the book:

in-our-own-image-6x9In In Our Own Image,  Zarkadakis traces AI’s origins in ancient myth, through literary classics such as Frankenstein, to today’s sci-fi blockbusters, and argues that a fascination with AI is hardwired into the human psyche. He explains AI’s history, technology and potential; its manifestations in intelligent machines; its connections to neurology and consciousness, as well as — perhaps most tellingly — what AI reveals about us as human beings.     

In Our Own Image argues that we are on the brink of a fourth industrial revolution — poised to enter the age of Artificial Intelligence as science fiction becomes science fact. Ultimately, Zarkadakis observes, the fate of AI has profound implications for the future of science and humanity itself.

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