by Erik J. Larson
“If you want to know about AI, read this book…it shows how a supposedly futuristic reverence for Artificial Intelligence retards progress when it denigrates our most irreplaceable resource for any future progress: our own human intelligence.”―Peter Thiel
A cutting-edge AI researcher and tech entrepreneur debunks the fantasy that superintelligence is just a few clicks away―and argues that this myth is not just wrong, it’s actively blocking innovation and distorting our ability to make the crucial next leap.
Futurists insist that AI will soon eclipse the capacities of the most gifted human mind. What hope do we have against superintelligent machines? But we aren’t really on the path to developing intelligent machines. In fact, we don’t even know where that path might be.