Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence Author Jerry Kaplan
ISBN-10 0300223579
ISBN-13 9780300223576
Year 2016-11-22
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Yale University Press
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An insightful engaging tour by a noted Silicon Valley insider of how accelerating developments in Artificial Intelligence will transform the way we live and workSelected as one of the 10 best science and technology books of 2015 by The Economist After billions of dollars and fifty years of effort researchers are finally cracking the code on artificial intelligence As society stands on the cusp of unprecedented change Jerry Kaplan unpacks the latest advances in robotics machine learning and perception powering systems that rival or exceed human capabilities Driverless cars robotic helpers and intelligent agents that promote our interests have the potential to usher in a new age of affluence and leisure but as Kaplan warns the transition may be protracted and brutal unless we address the two great scourges of the modern developed world volatile labor markets and income inequality He proposes innovative free market adjustments to our economic system and social policies to avoid an extended period of social turmoil His timely and accessible analysis of the promise and perils of artificial intelligence is a must read for business leaders and policy makers on both sides of the aisle

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