Generative Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know

Advances in Generative Artificial Intelligence (GAI) have created a new class of computer systems that exhibit astonishing proficiency on a wide variety of tasks with superhuman performance, producing novel text, images, music, and software by analyzing enormous collections of digitized information. Soon, these systems will provide expert medical care; offer legal advice; draft documents; write computer programs; tutor our children; and generate music and art. These advances will accelerate progress in science, art, and human knowledge, but they will also bring new dangers. (Oxford University Press, February 2024)

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Artificial intelligence: What Everyone Needs To Know

An introduction to some of the complex social, legal, and economic issues raised by the emergence of artificially intelligent systems that are likely to impact the general public over the next few decades, in a concise, readable question-and-answer format. (Oxford University Press, 2016)

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

An insightful, engaging tour by a noted Silicon Valley insider of accelerating developments in Artificial Intelligence, how they will transform the way we live and work, and what regulatory changes will be necessary to ensure a prosperous and equitable future. (Yale University Press, 2015)

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Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure

A fast-paced non-fiction novel chronicling the rise and fall of GO Corporation, one of the Silicon Valley’s hottest ventures in the early 1990s, and its visionary yet doomed efforts to jump start the market for tablet computers. A top 10 pick by Business Week and optioned to Sony Pictures, this bestseller is also available in Japanese, Chinese, and Portuguese. (Houghton-Mifflin, 1995)