Why is AI so scary?

Anderson, Dr. Michael (2005) Why is AI so scary? [Preprint]

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This article is a review of the following three books, and explores the question of why artificial intelligence is viewed with fear by many people. Thomas M. Georges <i> Digital Soul: Intelligent Machines and Human Values</i> (Boulder, CO: Westview Press), 2004. Stefan Helmreich <i>Silicon Second Nature: Culturing Artificial Life in a Digital World</i> (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press), 2000. Anne Foerst <i>God in the Machine: What Robots Teach Us About Humanity and God</i> (New York: Dutton), 2004.

Item Type:Preprint
Additional Information:To appear in <i>Artificial Intelligence</i>.
Keywords:artificial intelligence, religion, values, culture
Subjects:Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
ID Code:4577
Deposited By: Anderson, Dr. Michael
Deposited On:20 Oct 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56


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