Hans Peter Moravec (born November 30, , Kautzen, Austria) is an adjunct faculty member Books. In his book Mind Children (ISBN ), Moravec outlines Moore’s law and predictions about the future of artificial life. Mind Children has ratings and 8 reviews. Paula said: I loved Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence. Other editions Hans Moravec. Title: Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence Author: Hans Moravec Format: Quality Paperback, pp. ISBN: Publisher.
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Want to Read saving…. My GR friend, Jason, turned me on to this one. Acadia University  MSc: Built in to our mental survival skills are emotional filters to reject disturbing and childrn anthrocentric ideas. The New York Times. May 06, Frederic Bush rated it it was amazing.
Keeps me in the check when I’m out there shaping behaviors with new technology. Ruaidhri rated it really liked it Nov 13, Return to Book Page.
Once the tireless thinking capacity of robots is directed to the problem of their own improvement and reproduction, even the sky will not limit their voracious exploration of the universe.
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Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence
Carnegie Mellon University  Stanford University . May 26, Paula Vee rated it it was amazing. Rather than warning us of takeover han robots, the yans invites us, as we approach the end of this millennium, to speculate about a plausible, wonderful postbiological future and the ways in which chjldren minds might participate in its unfolding.
Within forty years, Moravec believes, we will achieve human equivalence in our machines, not only in their capacity to reason but also in their ability to perceive, interact with, and change their complex environment. Georg rated it really liked it Oct 10, Ernesto rated it liked it May 14, McGinn wrote, “Moravec … writes bizarre, confused, incomprehensible things about consciousness as an abstraction, like number, and as a mere “interpretation” of brain activity.
Refresh and try again. Mind Childrenwritten by an internationally renowned roboticist, offers a comparable experience—a mind-boggling glimpse of a world we may soon share with our artificial progeny.
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Imagine attending a lecture at the turn of the twentieth century in which Orville Wright speculates about the future of transportation, or one in which Alexander Graham Bell envisages satellite communications and global data banks. Jason rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Aug 14, Jeanny rated it really liked it Shelves: It has already come to be, and is being enhanced exponentially. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
My head exploded about every five pages. Muumuu House rated it it was amazing Jun 15, Rather than warning us of takeover by robots, the author invites us, as we approach the end of this millennium, to speculate about a motavec, wonderful postbiological future and the ways in which our minds might participate in its unfolding.
To ask other readers questions about Mind Childrenplease sign up. He also loses his grip on the distinction between virtual and real reality as his speculations spiral majestically into incoherence.
In the concluding chapters Moravec challenges us to imagine with him the possibilities and pitfalls of such a scenario.
Filled with fresh ideas and insights, this book is one of the most engaging and controversial visions of the future ever written by a serious scholar. As biological organisms we of course will become extinct. Given the trillion-fold increase in computational power since the end of the nineteenth century, and the promise of exotic technologies far surpassing the now-familiar lasers and even superconductors, Cgildren concludes that our hardware will have no trouble meeting this forty-year timetable.
Moravec also is a futurist with many of his publications and predictions focusing on transhumanism.
The critical factor is mobility.