By Frederick Reiken
"If you glance tough adequate into the heritage of whatever, you'll find issues that appear to be hooked up yet are not." So claims a personality in Frederick Reiken's amazing, amazing novel, which turns out in truth to be made up our minds to turn out simply the other. How else to give an explanation for the threads that hyperlink a middle-aged girl on holiday in Florida with a rock and roll singer traveling her comatose brother in Utah, the place he's been transported after a motorbike damage in Israel, the place he works with a guy whose long-lost mom, in a retirement group in New Jersey, acknowledges him in a televised document approximately an Israeli-Palestinian skirmish? And that's no longer the 1/2 it.
In DAY FOR evening, seriously acclaimed author Frederick Reiken spins an not going and but completely convincing tale approximately humans misplaced and located. they're all refugees from their very own lives or history's cruelties, and but they finish up associated with one another in compelling and unpredictable ways in which will hold you guessing till the very finish.
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In the medium term robotic applications will tend to assist or replace blue collar workers, while cognitive application will work at a white collar level. Different artificial intelligence technologies have different ways of representing the world. There are communication technologies called “postal service”, “telephones”, and “face to face meetings”, and likewise for machine learning based on the underlying representations. Part II will discuss these technologies in more detail to help clarify these issues.
This analysis applies equally to the intermediate period of basic human level intelligence and to any later period of recursive hyper intelligence. We have a very clear concept of self. An AGI can adapt and absorb other intelligent software components. Is there now one wizard or two wizards? That is the type of alien world the AGI would inhabit. It certainly would not need children and it may not need to cooperate with other intelligences. It is tempting to use the same technique when trying to understand an AGI’s behaviour, despite the fact that it is radically different from us at multiple levels.
After many thousands of miles driven Google’s only reported accident was when another car crashed into an automated car from behind. The Caterpillar company has already deployed huge trucks that drive themselves around open cut mines, greatly reducing the number of drivers required at some mines. But we have very solid evidence that it is indeed possible because it is already being done. A brick laying robot need not have human-like arms and legs any more than a truck driving robot has arms and legs.
Day for Night: A Novel by Frederick Reiken