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Crisis of Control: How Artificial SuperIntelligences May Destroy or Save the Human Race

Human Cusp, Book 1
Narrated by: Peter J. Scott
Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
Categories: Non-fiction, Technology
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The human race is caught in the crosshairs of twin threats stemming from exponential advances in technology: easy access to weapons of mass destruction by terrorists and the development of artificial intelligences that could take over our infrastructure.

In Crisis of Control, Peter Scott lays out the stark choices and consequences facing us in clear, provocative, and sometimes humorous language. This book is for those with the courage to face unpleasant facts head-on. The stakes could not be higher. Yet there is hope, and Scott shows a path that might lead us through the crucible to a future of limitless promise.

©2017 Peter J. Scott (P)2018 Peter J. Scott

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Brilliant

Wonderful book that gives a balanced view point on AI, along with how humanity can already kill themselves quite easily without it.
Very refreshing to hear and exceedingly interesting.

I'd recommend this to anyone who has concerns, or has even the smallest sliver of interest in the subject.

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  • KE
  • 08-02-20

Incredibly Informative and Humorous

breaks down AI in a way that anyone can understand. presented clear arguments and made them accessible. and made it humorous as well. it's a must for any SCI-FI fan, but really everyone needs to read this book.

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  • Matthew
  • 11-06-18

Extremely modern & informative

I'm extremely interested in this stuff, and this book was excellent. I first heard about the book on the "Concerning AI" podcast. Like many other books like this, the shelf-life will be quite short, so I recommend you get it ASAP!