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Melanie Mitchell’s Guide To AI For Thinking Humans

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Are robots taking over the world? In her new book about artificial intelligence, Melanie Mitchell sets aside the hysterics around AI and asks us to think about it this way: What can artificial intelligence actually do well? And what can’t it do?

In the spirit of our AI-centered Radio Hour, we’re spending this episode asking ourselves the obvious question: Are robots going to take over the world? To get to the bottom of it, we turned to an AI professional. In her new book, Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans. [Indie bookstores|Amazon|Audible] Melanie Mitchell sets aside the hysterics around the pursuit of AI and asks us to think about it this way instead: What can artificial intelligence actually do well? And what can’t it do?

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