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Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information

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Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information

Vlatko Vedral

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Computer science

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In this engaging and mind-stretching book, Vlatko Vedral explores the nature of information and looks at quantum computing,... [more]

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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death

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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists...

Mark O'Connell

Mathematics & Sciences; Biotechnology; Artificial intelligence; Human-computer interaction

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A globe-spanning investigation into the Transhumanist movement, considering the tech billionaires, scientific luminaries,... [more]

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Machines that Think: Everything you need to know about the coming age of artificial intelligence

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Machines that Think: Everything you need to know about the coming age of...

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

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Machines That Think explores how artificial intelligence helps us understand human intelligence, machines that compose music... [more]

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Experience on Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, and What It Can Do

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Experience on Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, and What It...

Jeremy Bailenson

Society & Social Sciences; Virtual reality

Hardback

An in-depth look at virtual reality and how it can be harnessed to improve our everyday lives. [more]

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Changing Jobs: The Fair go in the New Machine Age

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Changing Jobs: The Fair go in the New Machine Age

Jim Chalmers , Mike Quigley

History; Cultural studies; Sociology: work & labour; Artificial intelligence

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An essential guide to the future of work in Australia. [more]

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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

Amir Husain

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

Explores universal questions about humanity's capacity for living and thriving in the coming age of sentient machines and... [more]

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Max Tegmark

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf. [more]

$45.00

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Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins

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Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins...

Garry Kasparov

Memoirs; Social forecasting, future studies; Artificial intelligence; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Chess

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Garry Kasparov gives his first public account of his landmark 1997 chess match with the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue, and explains... [more]

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The Great Formal Machinery Works: Theories of Deduction and Computation at the Origins of the Digital Age

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The Great Formal Machinery Works: Theories of Deduction and Computation...

Jan von Plato

Philosophy: logic; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; History of science; Mathematical theory of computation

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The information age owes its existence to a little-known but crucial development, the theoretical study of logic and the foundations... [more]

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The Digital Mind: How Science Is Redefining Humanity

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The Digital Mind: How Science Is Redefining Humanity

Arlindo L. Oliveira

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Machine learning

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What do computers, cells, and brains have in common? Computers are electronic devices designed by humans; cells are biological... [more]

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Machine Learning: The New AI

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Machine Learning: The New AI

Ethem Alpaydin (Bogazici University)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Machine learning

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A concise overview of machine learning -- computer programs that learn from data -- which underlies applications that include... [more]

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i-Minds: How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing Our Brains, Our Behavior, and the Evolution of Our Species

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i-Minds: How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing...

Mari Swingle

Society & Social Sciences; Child & developmental psychology; Abnormal psychology; Health & safety aspects of computing; Human-computer interaction

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Constant connectivity is rewiring our brains -- this is your survival guide for the digital era [more]

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The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics

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The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics...

Roger Penrose (University of Oxford)

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

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In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating tour through the basic principles... [more]

$27.95

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Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

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Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Nick Bostrom (Professor in the Faculty of Philosophy & Oxford Martin School and Director, Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford)

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Artificial intelligence; Human-computer interaction

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The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack.... [more]

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Turing's Vision: The Birth of Computer Science

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Turing's Vision: The Birth of Computer Science

Chris Bernhardt

Mathematics & Sciences; Computing: general; Computer science

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Turing's fascinating and remarkable theory, which now forms the basis of computer science, explained for the general reader.In... [more]

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Virtually Human: The Promise - And the Peril - of Digital Immortality

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Virtually Human: The Promise - And the Peril - of Digital Immortality

Martine Rothblatt

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Human-computer interaction

Paperback

Martine Rothblatt has been at the forefront of AI research, and is a clearheaded thinker when it comes to understanding the... [more]

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A Dictionary of Computer Science

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A Dictionary of Computer Science

Andrew Butterfield (Trinity College, Dublin), Gerard Ekembe Ngondi (University of York), Anne Kerr

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Mathematical theory of computation

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This bestselling dictionary has been fully revised, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative reference of its kind.... [more]

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Choice

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Choice

Richard Harper, Dave Randall, Wes Sharrock

Sociology; Psychology; Human-computer interaction

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This new book introduces readers to the contributions of different sciences from economics to psychology that seek to shed... [more]

$39.95

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Computation and its Limits

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Computation and its Limits

Paul Cockshott (Reader, Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow), Lewis M. Mackenzie (Senior Lecturer, Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow), Gregory Michaelson (Professor of Computing Science, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics; Computer science; Mathematical theory of computation

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Although we are entirely unaware of it, computation is central to all aspects of our existences. Every day we solve, or try... [more]

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Computability: Turing, Goedel, Church, and Beyond

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Computability: Turing, Goedel, Church, and Beyond

B. J. Copeland, Carl J. Posy, Oron Shagrir

Mathematics & Sciences; Computing: general; Computer science

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Computer scientists, mathematicians, and philosophers discuss the conceptual foundations of the notion of computability as... [more]

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Metareasoning: Thinking about Thinking

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Metareasoning: Thinking about Thinking

Eric Horvitz

Philosophy; Artificial intelligence

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Experts report on the latest artificial intelligence research concerning reasoning about reasoning itself. [more]

$63.00

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Networks: An Introduction

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Networks: An Introduction

Mark Newman

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Science: general issues; Physics; Statistical physics; Mathematical theory of computation

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This book brings together advances in mathematics, physics, computer science, biology and social network analysis to present... [more]

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Computational Complexity: A Modern Approach

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Computational Complexity: A Modern Approach

Sanjeev Arora (Princeton University, New Jersey), Boaz Barak (Princeton University, New Jersey)

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical theory of computation

Hardback

New and classical results in computational complexity, including interactive proofs, PCP, derandomization, and quantum computation.... [more]

$94.95

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Finding Out About: A Cognitive Perspective on Search Engine Technology and the WWW

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Finding Out About: A Cognitive Perspective on Search Engine Technology and...

Richard K. Belew (University of California, San Diego)

Computing & IT; Internet guides & online services; Human-computer interaction

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Explains how to build useful tools for searching collections of text and other media. [more]

$85.00

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Numerical Recipes 3rd Edition: The Art of Scientific Computing

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Numerical Recipes 3rd Edition: The Art of Scientific Computing

William H. Press, Saul A. Teukolsky, William T. Vetterling (Exxon Research and Engineering Company), Brian P. Flannery

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Mathematical theory of computation

Hardback

The essential text and reference for modern scientific computing now also covers computational geometry, classification and... [more]

$160.00

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