The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527804
Size: 33.98 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: 17.73 MB
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"A concise overview of machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence that enables computers to learn from large data sets and is the basis of numerous developments, from speech recognition to driverless cars.

Paradox

Author: Margaret Cuonzo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262525496
Size: 44.68 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 ...

Neuroplasticity

Author: Moheb Costandi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529335
Size: 79.40 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.

Metadata

Author: Jeffrey Pomerantz
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262528517
Size: 58.18 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: 76.94 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.

The Mind Body Problem

Author: Jonathan Westphal
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529564
Size: 33.92 MB
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Or so it seems. In this book the philosopher Jonathan Westphal examines the mind-body problem in detail, laying out the reasoning behind the solutions that have been offered in the past and presenting his own proposal.

Cloud Computing

Author: Nayan B. Ruparelia
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529092
Size: 78.58 MB
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An "overview of the implications of the cloud phenomenon and the opportunities and risks associated with it"--

Crowdsourcing

Author: Daren C. Brabham
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262518473
Size: 65.36 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: 20.54 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.