AI Self-Awareness: "Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World" by Christopher Steiner

Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World - Christopher Steiner

(Original Review, 2012-08-04)

There has been a long tradition of defining intelligence to be whatever machines can't do at the time. The recent book "Automate This: How Algorithms came to rule our world" by Christopher Steiner gives a good overview of many of the fields in which computers have achieved or surpassed human performance, whether in game play [2018 EDIT: (Chess (Deep Blue), Jeopardy (Watson))], medical prescriptions (diagnosis and fulfillment) or even music (judging potential, composing).




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