Nick Bostrom

Superintelligence | Paths, Dangers, Strategies
by Nick Bostrom (Author)

A New York Times bestseller

Superintelligence asks the question: What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? Nick Bostrom lays the foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.

The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position. If machine brains surpassed human brains in general intelligence, then this new superintelligence could become extremely powerful possibly beyond our control. As the fate of the gorillas now depends more on humans than on the species itself, so would the fate of humankind depend on the actions of the machine superintelligence.

But we have one advantage: we get to make the first move. Will it be possible to construct a seed Artificial Intelligence, to engineer initial conditions so as to make an intelligence explosion survivable? How could one achieve a controlled detonation?

This profoundly ambitious and original book breaks down a vast track of difficult intellectual terrain. After an utterly engrossing journey that takes us to the frontiers of thinking about the human condition and the future of intelligent life, we find in Nick Bostrom’s work nothing less than a reconceptualization of the essential task of our time.

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Side by Side | Science and Religion.
by Norman L Bliss (Author)

For many years science and religion have been pulling further and further apart. Human Conscience, Theology, Philosophy being the central part of bringing science and religion together.

Multiple stories will bring together a group of outstanding and intelligent men, women, and children who will conquer interstellar space travel and Artificial Intelligence.

Three 20 miles long and five miles wide Generation-Space-Ships that will take 1,000,000 passengers each to an earthlike planet thousands of light years from earth.

Side By Side. Science and Religion: The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God. Ideas about the relationship between science and religion.

Literature Fiction: Character-driven stories, social and political themes, irreverence for storytelling norms these elements set Literary Fiction apart.

Short Stories: A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a single effect or mood.

Science Fiction: Science fiction is a genre of speculative fiction that typically deals with imaginative and futuristic concepts such as advanced science and technology, space exploration, time travel, parallel universes, and extraterrestrial life.

Religious Fiction: Religious, inspirational, and spiritual encompasses a diverse collection of material that includes both fiction and nonfiction.

Artificial Intelligence Android: Artificial being designed to resemble a human.

Interstellar travel: Interstellar travel is the hypothetical travel by interstellar probes or crewed spacecraft between stars or planetary systems in a galaxy.

Alien Contact: The first contact is a common science fiction theme about the first meeting between humans and extraterrestrial life, or of any sentient species’ first encounter with another one, given they are from different planets or natural satellites.

Colonization: Colonization refers to large-scale population movements.

Homosexual Android: Homosexuality is “an enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions” to Androids of the same sex.


Characters List | Second Printing | Side By Side | Paperback April 9, 2021

First Printing | Side By Side | Paperback November 25, 2020

Chapter and Subchapter | Second Printing | Side By Side

Moral Philosophy, Philosophical, Theology. Test

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