The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527804
Size: 45.47 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: 29.79 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.

Paradox

Author: Margaret Cuonzo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262525496
Size: 23.55 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 ...

Metadata

Author: Jeffrey Pomerantz
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262528517
Size: 51.57 MB
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Introduction -- Definitions -- Descriptive metadata -- Administrative metadata -- Use metadata -- Enabling technologies for metadata -- The Semantic Web -- The future of metadata

Cloud Computing

Author: Nayan B. Ruparelia
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529092
Size: 66.20 MB
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An "overview of the implications of the cloud phenomenon and the opportunities and risks associated with it"--

The Internet Of Things

Author: Samuel Greengard
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527731
Size: 24.26 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.

Crowdsourcing

Author: Daren C. Brabham
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262518473
Size: 23.65 MB
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Explains what the online phenomenon of crowdsourcing is, what it is not and how it works. Original.

The Self Tracking

Author: Gina Neff
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529122
Size: 20.61 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.

The Conscious Mind

Author: Zoltan Torey
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527103
Size: 71.30 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.

Neuroplasticity

Author: Moheb Costandi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529335
Size: 51.34 MB
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A concise and engaging overview of neuroplasticity for the general reader, describing how our brains change continuously in response to our actions and experiences. --Cover.