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How to Create a Mind

The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

By Ray Kurzweil
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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed by Ray Kurzweil

How to Create a Mind (2012) offers an intimate examination of the nuts and bolts behind how the brain works. Once we understand exactly how people think, perceive the world and decide to take action, the creation of true artificial intelligence seems a possibility that’s just around the corner.

  • Anyone interested in artificial intelligence (AI)
  • People who’d like to learn more about neuroscience
  • Students considering a career in advanced computing

Ray Kurzweil is a pioneering technological futurist as well as a prolific inventor, including groundbreaking work in speech recognition software. His books include the bestseller The Singularity is Near and The Age of Spiritual Machines.

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