Beautiful Intelligence by Stephen Palmer
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
True to form, Stephen Palmer has written a fantastic book. I recommend it heartily to almost any reader.
This book is one of the more interesting explorations of AI, at a time when AI is in our collective consciousness. It explores the concepts of types of AI - centralized vs. distributed, shaped by singular influences or collective influences, and the interactions of AI entities with other AI entities (in addition to the normal, homo-centric view of how they might deal with us).
And - unlike the disappointing book I read just