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Super-Intelligent Machines combines neuroscience and computer science to analyze future intelligent machines. It describes how they will mimic the learning structures of human brains to serve billions of people via the network and the superior level of consciousness this will give them. Whereas human learning is reinforced by self-interests, this book describes the selfless and compassionate values that must drive machine learning in order to protect human society. Technology will change life much more in the twenty-first century than it has in the twentieth and Super-Intelligent Machines explains how that can be an advantage.
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Table of Contents

1 Gotterdammerung 1
Pt. I Humans Will Create Super-Intelligent Machines
2 The Basics of Machine Intelligence 7
3 Computers as Tools 15
4 Arguments Against the Possibility of Machine Intelligence 27
5 The Current State of the Art in Machine Intelligence 41
6 Neuroscience 79
7 Dawn of the Gods 99
Pt. II Super-Intelligent Machines Must Love All Humans
8 Good God, Bad God 113
9 Brain Engineering 133
10 Current Public Policy for Information Technology 145
11 Public Education and Control 155
12 Visions of Machine Intelligence 165
13 Endings 175
Pt. III Should Humans Become Super-Intelligent Machines?
14 Current Connections Between Brains and Machines 185
15 Humans Minds in Machine Brains 189
16 Humans Will Want to Become Super-Intelligent Machines 193
17 Super-Intelligent Humans Must Love All Humans 199
Pt. IV Conclusion
18 The Ultimate Engineering Challenge 205
19 Inventing God 209
20 Messages to the Future 213
Bibliography 217
Index 223
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