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The notion of robots gaining consciousness is beginning to become a reality, but the future of human happiness is dependent on our ability to teach machines what we value the most today. Featuring pragmatic solutions drawing on economics, emerging technologies, and positive psychology, Heartificial Intelligence provides a road map to help listeners embrace the present and better define their future. Using fictional vignettes to help listeners relate to larger concepts, this book paints a vivid portrait of how our lives might look in either a dystopia of robot dominance or a utopia where we use technology to enhance our natural abilities and evolve into a long-lived, superintelligent, and caring species.

©2016 John C. Havens. Recorded by arrangement with Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. (P)2016 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

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A little unfocussed...

Some interesting points but really drags, bringing in edge cases and unneeded dramatizations as fill in for lacking argumentative depth.