Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Book Review: The Lifecycle of Software Objects by Ted Chiang

The development of artificial intelligence has been dealt with numerous times before and often used as a fait accompli in science fiction. In The Lifecycle Of Software Objects we are taken on a journey through the process of just how this could happen – the development not just of the software and technology to make an AI a reality, but the process of teaching a piece of software instead of programming it, of allowing it to grow and develop, to nurture it like a child.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

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