The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth

The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth

by Robin Hanson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198817826
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/05/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 567,300
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Robin Hanson is an associate professor of economics at George Mason University, and a research associate at the Future of Humanity Institute of Oxford University. Professor Hanson has master's degrees in physics and philosophy from the University of Chicago, nine years experience in artificial intelligence research at Lockheed and N.A.S.A., a doctorate in social science from California Institute of Technology, 2800 citations, and sixty academic publications, in economics, physics, computer science, philosophy, and more. He blogs at, and has pioneered the field of prediction markets since 1988.

Table of Contents

1. Start
2. Modes
3. Framing
4. Assumptions
5. Implementation
6. Scales
7. Infrastructure
8. Appearances
9. Information
10. Existence
11. Farewells
12. Labor
13. Efficiency
14. Work
15. Business
16. Growth
17. Lifecycle
18. Clumping
19. Groups
20. Conflict
21. Politics
22. Rules
23. Mating
24. Signals
25. Collaboration
26. Society
27. Minds
28. Variations
29. Choices
30. Finale

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Krishna20 More than 1 year ago
Good book!