The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527804
Size: 13.72 MB
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Murray Shanahan offers an introduction to the idea of the singularity and considers the ramifications of such a potentially seismic event. Shanahan's aim is not to make predictions but rather to investigate a range of scenarios.

Machine Learning

Author: Ethem Alpaydin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529513
Size: 56.78 MB
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In this book, machine learning expert Ethem Alpaydin offers a concise overview of the subject for the general reader, describing its evolution, explaining important learning algorithms, and presenting example applications.


Author: Margaret Cuonzo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262525496
Size: 76.16 MB
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Paradoxes emerge not just in salons and ivory towers but in everyday life. (An Internet search for "paradox" brings forth a picture of an ashtray with a "no smoking" symbol inscribed on it.) Proposing solutions, Cuonzo writes, is a natural ...


Author: Jeffrey Pomerantz
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262528517
Size: 76.50 MB
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Introduction -- Definitions -- Descriptive metadata -- Administrative metadata -- Use metadata -- Enabling technologies for metadata -- The Semantic Web -- The future of metadata

The Internet Of Things

Author: Samuel Greengard
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527731
Size: 65.97 MB
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This is the Internet of Things -- a networked world of connected devices, objects, and people. In this book, Samuel Greengard offers a guided tour through this emerging world and how it will change the way we live and work.


Author: Daren C. Brabham
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262518473
Size: 31.78 MB
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Explains what the online phenomenon of crowdsourcing is, what it is not and how it works. Original.

The Singularity

Author: Uziel Awret
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1845409167
Size: 76.83 MB
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This volume represents the combination of two special issues of the Journal of Consciousness Studies on the topic of the technological singularity.

Cloud Computing

Author: Nayan B. Ruparelia
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529092
Size: 43.64 MB
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An "overview of the implications of the cloud phenomenon and the opportunities and risks associated with it"--

The Conscious Mind

Author: Zoltan Torey
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527103
Size: 32.89 MB
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In this volume in the Essential Knowledge series, Zoltan Torey offers an accessible and concise description of the evolutionary breakthrough that created the human mind.

The Self Tracking

Author: Gina Neff
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529122
Size: 73.64 MB
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Today, people use technology to self-track: hours slept, steps taken, calories consumed, medications administered. In this book, Gina Neff and Dawn Nafus describe what it means when people turn their everyday experience into data.