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Author Christian, Brian, 1984-

Title The most human human : what talking with computers teaches us about what it means to be alive / Brian Christian

Publ Info New York : Doubleday, [2011]
2011
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Prov.  BD450 .C5356 2011    AVAILABLE
 PC  BD450 .C5356 2011    DUE 09-08-14
 RWU Main Library  BD450 .C5356 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BD450 .C5356 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 303 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Introduction : the most human human -- Authenticating -- The migratory soul -- Site-specificity vs. pure technique -- Getting out 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
Note "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."
LC subject Philosophical anthropology
Human beings
Turing test
Alt Title What talking with computers teaches us about what it means to be alive
ISBN 0385533063
9780385533065