The best 78 Artificial Intelligence books

Artificial Intelligence is a pivotal topic shaping our world, with implications across industries and daily life. Our list provides diverse perspectives and insights to grasp the complexities of AI effortlessly.

Immerse yourself in our collection to gain a well-rounded understanding. Ready to delve into the realm of Artificial Intelligence? Start exploring these enlightening reads now!

The best 78 Artificial Intelligence books
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Artificial Intelligence Books: Big Data by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier

Big Data

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier
A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think
4.4 (121 ratings)
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What's Big Data about?

Big Data provides an insightful look at why a change to “big data” is a major shift in how we collect, use and think about the data around us. It provides great explanations and examples of how individuals and companies already ahead of the curve are using the tools of big data to create value and profit. Casting an eye forward, the book also outlines the future implications for a big-data society in terms of the risks, opportunities and legal implications.

Who should read Big Data?

  • Anyone who is interested in learning more about what “big data” is and what it means for society
  • Anyone who is looking to make a career using big data
  • Anyone from a company who is looking for opportunities to use the data the company collects

Artificial Intelligence Books: Physics of the Future by Michio Kaku

Physics of the Future

Michio Kaku
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
4.1 (253 ratings)
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What's Physics of the Future about?

Physics of the Future (2011) lays out predictions of future technology based on the works and opinions of experts on the cutting edge of physics, genetics, biology and computer science. The author explores some of the hurdles we will have to overcome in order to develop these future technologies, and what fundamental changes we can expect their presence to make on our society.

Who should read Physics of the Future?

  • Anyone interested in cutting-edge science
  • Anyone interested in future technologies
  • Anyone interested in the future of humanity
  • Anyone with a great imagination

Artificial Intelligence Books: Out of Control by Kevin Kelly

Out of Control

Kevin Kelly
The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World
4.2 (40 ratings)
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What's Out of Control about?

Though written from the perspective of 1994, these blinks paint a startlingly current and still futuristic image of how technological developments like the internet and artificial intelligence could affect society and humanity.

Who should read Out of Control?

  • Fans of science fiction
  • People interested in the long-term impact of the internet on society
  • Futurists and visionaries

Artificial Intelligence Books: On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins and Sandra Blakeslee

On Intelligence

Jeff Hawkins and Sandra Blakeslee
How a New Understanding of the Brain Will Lead to the Creation of Truly Intelligent Machines
3.9 (77 ratings)
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What's On Intelligence about?

These blinks provide an overview of the human brain’s capacity for thinking and for comparing new experiences to old memories. They also explain why today’s machines still aren’t able to emulate this capability, but why we may soon be able to build ones that can.

Who should read On Intelligence?

  • Anyone interested in how the brain works or what makes us intelligent and conscious beings
  • Anyone who wants to know whether we’ll ever build machines that are truly intelligent
  • Anyone wondering whether such intelligent machines would be good or bad for humanity

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku

The Future of the Mind

Michio Kaku
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
4.4 (158 ratings)
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What's The Future of the Mind about?

The Future of the Mind looks at our current understanding of the human brain, as well as the varied research that is currently being conducted to expand the potential of the mind to areas which sound like science fiction, but could soon be reality.

Who should read The Future of the Mind?

  • Anyone interested in the human brain and how we’ve gained our current understanding of it
  • Anyone interested in future applications of the brain, like sharing memories and emotions with each other telepathically

Artificial Intelligence Books: Breakpoint by Jeff Stibel


Jeff Stibel
Why the Web will Implode, Search will be Obsolete, and Everything Else you Need to Know about Technology is in Your Brain
4.0 (21 ratings)
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What's Breakpoint about?

This book deals with the structure, function and development of networks. Drawing on specific aspects of biological, technical and virtual networks, such as the brain and the internet, the author suggests that these networks, however different they may appear, actually have a lot in common. He believes that if we learn how the organic network of the brain works, we can apply those findings to the internet and make it intelligent.

Who should read Breakpoint?

  • Students of biology and computer science
  • Anyone who wants to know where the internet is heading
  • Anyone interested in how the brain works

Artificial Intelligence Books: Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom


Nick Bostrom
Paths, Dangers, Strategies
4.1 (669 ratings)
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What's Superintelligence about?

Superintelligence (2014) investigates how creating a machine more intelligent than a human would change humanity. These blinks are full of facts, figures and studies from a variety of disciplines, resulting in a complex picture of the superintelligent future and how we might arrive there.

Who should read Superintelligence?

  • Anyone working in computer science, neuroscience, robotics or mathematics
  • Fans of science fiction or theories about the human apocalypse
  • People interested in the moral questions surrounding the creation of artificial life forms

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Singularity Is Near by Ray Kurzweil

The Singularity Is Near

Ray Kurzweil
When Humans Transcend Biology
4.4 (219 ratings)
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What's The Singularity Is Near about?

The Singularity Is Near (2005) shows how evolution is drawing ever closer to a dramatic new phase, in that by 2029, computers will be smarter than humans, and not just in terms of logic and math. This event will not only profoundly change how we live but also pose serious questions about humanity’s future.

Who should read The Singularity Is Near?

  • People curious about the intersection of people and technology
  • Programmers, inventors or anyone fascinated by artificial intelligence
  • Science fiction fans

Artificial Intelligence Books: Humans are Underrated by Geoff Colvin

Humans are Underrated

Geoff Colvin
What High Achievers Know that Brilliant Machines Never Will
4.3 (14 ratings)
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What's Humans are Underrated about?

How is the rapidly developing world of computers going to affect our jobs in the future? In Humans Are Underrated (2015), Geoff Colvin explores the ways in which computers will surpass us, and the ways they won’t. He reveals which skills you should build to remain economically viable, and how you can turn the monster of technology to your advantage.

Who should read Humans are Underrated?

  • Anyone interested in the future of technology
  • Employees afraid of being replaced by a computer
  • People who want to cultivate skills that will ensure their future employability

Artificial Intelligence Books: How to Create a Mind by Ray Kurzweil

How to Create a Mind

Ray Kurzweil
The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
4.4 (166 ratings)
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What's How to Create a Mind about?

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.

Who should read How to Create a Mind?

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

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly

The Inevitable

Kevin Kelly
Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
4.2 (172 ratings)
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What's The Inevitable about?

The Inevitable (2016) is your guide to understanding the technology trends that are gaining momentum today and will undoubtedly shape the future. These blinks delve into the ideas and motivations that are driving technology and what it all means for the world of tomorrow.

Who should read The Inevitable?

  • Futurists or students curious about technological development
  • People who fear technology
  • Entrepreneurs interested in tech prognostications

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Economic Singularity by Calum Chace

The Economic Singularity

Calum Chace
Artificial Intelligence and the Death of Capitalism
3.8 (172 ratings)
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What's The Economic Singularity about?

The Economic Singularity (2016) takes a long, hard look at what the future has in store for us based on the technological progress we’ve made so far. It’s clear that we’re moving toward the kind of artificial intelligence that will automate most of our jobs – but how do we plan to deal with this scenario? Find out the challenges we’ll face and what we need to do to prepare ourselves for the inevitable.

Who should read The Economic Singularity?

  • Readers who feel threatened by the rapid progress of technology
  • Tech freaks and geeks
  • Economists concerned about the future

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Age of Spiritual Machines by Ray Kurzweil

The Age of Spiritual Machines

Ray Kurzweil
When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence
4.3 (104 ratings)
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What's The Age of Spiritual Machines about?

The Age of Spiritual Machines (1999) is your guide to the future. These blinks explain the new age of machines and what robotic intelligence will mean for life as we know it.

Who should read The Age of Spiritual Machines?

  • Anyone freaking out about artificial intelligence
  • Computer and social scientists
  • Futurists and inventors

Artificial Intelligence Books: What To Do When Machines Do Everything by Malcolm Frank, Paul Roehrig and Ben Pring

What To Do When Machines Do Everything

Malcolm Frank, Paul Roehrig and Ben Pring
How To Get Ahead In A World Of AI, Algorithms, Bots and Big Data
4.1 (155 ratings)
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What To Do When Machines Do Everything (2017) takes a realistic look at what lies ahead for traditional jobs when industries adopt the next wave of automation: How can automation be incorporated into current business models? What should workers and managers expect? And what will happen to the economy as a whole?

Who should read What To Do When Machines Do Everything?

  • Readers interested in artificial intelligence or new digital technologies
  • Entrepreneurs interested in automating their workforce
  • Students of business strategy

Artificial Intelligence Books: Predictive Analytics by Eric Siegel

Predictive Analytics

Eric Siegel
The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, Or Die
4.0 (84 ratings)
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What's Predictive Analytics about?

Predictive Analytics (2016) provides a helpful introduction to a complex and fascinating field. Learn how data gets crunched so that people can make more informed decisions, a practice that has drastically altered the way the world conducts its research and runs its businesses. Siegel offers an enlightening glimpse at the wide-ranging areas that have been forever changed, from marketing to health care, banking to artificial intelligence.

Who should read Predictive Analytics?

  • Business students interested in applied analytics
  • Readers interested in economics
  • Tech geeks curious about artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Books: Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark

Life 3.0

Max Tegmark
Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
4.3 (572 ratings)
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What's Life 3.0 about?

Life 3.0 (2017) is a tour through the current questions, ideas and research involved in the emerging field of artificial intelligence. Author Max Tegmark provides us a glimpse into the future, sketching out the possible scenarios that might transpire on earth. Humans might fuse with machines; we might bend machines to our will or, terrifyingly, intelligent machines could take over.

Who should read Life 3.0?

  • Artificial intelligence enthusiasts and physicists
  • Future gazers and philosophers
  • Nerds, geeks and science fiction fans

Artificial Intelligence Books: Deep Thinking by Garry Kasparov

Deep Thinking

Garry Kasparov
Where Artificial Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins
3.9 (203 ratings)
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What's Deep Thinking about?

Deep Thinking (2017) looks at the relationship between human intelligence, chess, and artificial intelligence. Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov gives readers a look into his favorite game and explains how computers have already surpassed human intelligence, at least when it comes to playing chess.

Who should read Deep Thinking?

  • Chess players
  • Computer enthusiasts
  • Workers worried about the rise of the machines

Artificial Intelligence Books: WTF? by Tim O’Reilly


Tim O’Reilly
What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us
3.9 (50 ratings)
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What's WTF? about?

WTF? (2017) documents the recent history and developments of modern digital technologies, and explains why, far from being harmful in and of themselves, these technologies only do damage to business and society when misunderstood by humans. Instead of fearing for the future, we should embrace it and use the attendant technological developments in ways that bring society up rather than push costs down.

Who should read WTF??

  • Business leaders seeking to understand and implement digital technologies
  • Technophobes who want their fears pacified
  • People interested in the recent history of technology

Artificial Intelligence Books: Where Will Man Take Us? by Atul Jalan

Where Will Man Take Us?

Atul Jalan
The Bold Story of the Man Technology is Creating
4.3 (55 ratings)
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What's Where Will Man Take Us? about?

Where Will Man Take Us? (2019) explores how, thanks to rapid technological advances, humanity has come to stand on the cusp of a great leap forward. In just decades, our economy, health and perhaps even our biology will be transformed; these blinks explore these developments and the difficult ethical and societal questions they pose.

Who should read Where Will Man Take Us??

  • Mortals who hope one day to achieve immortality
  • People who’d like to get to grips with the latest tech developments
  • Big thinkers interested in the future of humanity and human society

Artificial Intelligence Books: AI Superpowers by Kai-Fu Lee

AI Superpowers

Kai-Fu Lee
China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order
4.3 (419 ratings)
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What's AI Superpowers about?

AI Superpowers (2018) takes a revealing look at the US and China as the world stands at the precipice of the AI economy, a multi-trillion dollar industry of algorithms and automation. As a tech expert and venture capitalist with experience in both China and the US, author Kai-Fu Lee guides us through the past to discover how we got to where we are and what to expect in the future.

Who should read AI Superpowers?

  • Anyone curious about artificial intelligence
  • Executives interested in emerging markets
  • Futurists and technocrats

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Future of Work by Darrell M. West

The Future of Work

Darrell M. West
Robots, AI, and Automation
3.9 (218 ratings)
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What's The Future of Work about?

The Future of Work (2018) offers keen insights about what to expect when automation and artificial intelligence change the face of the global workforce. Author Darrell M. West gathers a wealth of expert opinions to provide a thorough look at the challenges we’ll face when the industrial economy is replaced by a digital one.

Who should read The Future of Work?

  • Students of politics and social sciences
  • Workers concerned about future employment
  • Readers interested in economics

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Big Nine by Amy Webb

The Big Nine

Amy Webb
How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity
4.4 (131 ratings)
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What's The Big Nine about?

The Big Nine (2019) provides a sobering look at the past, present and future of artificial intelligence, both as a field and a form of technology. After recounting some of the most recent and startling developments, the author goes on to identify the key factors and individuals currently shaping it, the directions in which it appears to be heading and the troubling impacts it could have on the future of humanity. She also suggests some intriguing ways in which those impacts could be avoided.

Who should read The Big Nine?

  • Fans of sci-fi movies and TV shows like Westworld, Black Mirror and The Matrix
  • Citizens concerned about the societal ramifications of digital technology
  • Tech mavens wanting to keep abreast of AI research and development

Artificial Intelligence Books: The AI Economy by Roger Bootle

The AI Economy

Roger Bootle
Work, Wealth and Welfare in the Robot Age
4.0 (233 ratings)
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What's The AI Economy about?

The AI Economy tackles the most pressing economic questions surrounding the rise of Artificial Intelligence. How will the development and spread of smart machines’ age affect our jobs, wages and work hours? How will it impact investment, interest rates and inequality? Acclaimed economist Roger Bootle applies his knowledge of history, technology and macroeconomics to investigate how the fourth industrial revolution will transform the global economy. 

Who should read The AI Economy?

  • Business owners and investors who want to make the most of the new economy
  • Government officials and policymakers who want to help people thrive in the robot age
  • Individuals who wish to prepare themselves for the AI revolution

Artificial Intelligence Books: To Be A Machine by Mark O’Connell

To Be A Machine

Mark O’Connell
Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death
4.4 (50 ratings)
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What's To Be A Machine about?

To Be a Machine (2017) charts the strange, emerging world of transhumanism, taking an honest look at the men and women working on undreamed-of new technologies. In this book, Mark O'Connell describes the people who are attempting to evade death, create hyper-intelligent machines, and even hack their own bodies.

Who should read To Be A Machine?

  • Science buffs interested in the next big thing
  • Futurists anxious about the fate of humankind
  • Fans of science fiction looking to realize their dreams

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Creativity Code by Marcus du Sautoy

The Creativity Code

Marcus du Sautoy
How AI is learning to write, paint and think
4.4 (155 ratings)
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What's The Creativity Code about?

The Creativity Code (2019) explores the growing capabilities of artificial intelligence and its recent venture into creative fields such as art, music and literature – previously thought to be exclusively human territory. Author Marcus du Sautoy takes us on a journey from the origins of our own creativity to a future of art-making algorithms in a quest to answer the existential question: Can machines be creative? 

Who should read The Creativity Code?

  • Anyone interested in artificial intelligence 
  • Lovers of art, math and music
  • Futurists who like to speculate about the coming union of human and machine

Artificial Intelligence Books: Novacene by James Lovelock


James Lovelock
The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence
4.3 (126 ratings)
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What's Novacene about?

Novacene (2019) presents a startling vision of a near-future Earth in which climate change is threatening our existence and artificial intelligence technology has acquired life. The emergence of this new life-form, which will vastly surpass humanity in its intelligence, will mark the beginning of a new age in the history of Earth – an epoch the author calls the Novacene. Extremely ambitious in scope, Novacene shines a spotlight on our particular moment in history and articulates an extraordinary theory about the purpose of the Cosmos and our place in it.

Who should read Novacene?

  • Environmentalists who fear for the future of the planet
  • Luddites who want to put the brakes on technological innovation
  • Curious minds ready for a theory about humanity’s purpose in the cosmos

Artificial Intelligence Books: Tools and Weapons by Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne

Tools and Weapons

Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne
The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age
4.1 (93 ratings)
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What's Tools and Weapons about?

Tools and Weapons (2019) outlines the many different ways in which digital technology can both empower and endanger us. As Microsoft insiders, Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne offer unique insight into the digital present and the future we face, from advanced AI to devastating cyberwarfare. Here they argue for a world where big tech firms and governments collaborate to ensure that the future is better for all of us.

Who should read Tools and Weapons?

  • Anyone interested in how technology shapes our lives
  • Tech-heads and nerds
  • Businesspeople getting to grips with a digital future

Artificial Intelligence Books: Superhuman Innovation by Chris Duffey

Superhuman Innovation

Chris Duffey
Transforming Business with Artificial Intelligence
4.2 (186 ratings)
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What's Superhuman Innovation about?

Superhuman Innovation (2019) explores the impressive breadth of possibilities that artificial intelligence (AI) offers to all fields of business, from healthcare to fashion. Rather than cause a robotic takeover, it argues, human-machine collaboration will empower businesses and consumers alike to set and achieve greater goals than ever before. 

Who should read Superhuman Innovation?

  • Business students looking for a rundown on the impact of AI across various industries
  • Entrepreneurs who want to incorporate AI into their future company 
  • Business owners seeking to better leverage the power of AI

Artificial Intelligence Books: How to Speak Machine by John Maeda

How to Speak Machine

John Maeda
Computational Thinking for the Rest of Us
4.0 (243 ratings)
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What's How to Speak Machine about?

How to Speak Machine (2019) prepares us for a future where computers will play an increasingly dominant role in business, politics, and our personal lives. It helps us understand the inner workings of the machines we use every day and how their programming can perpetuate social issues or be used to exploit our personal data. By learning how to speak machine, we can arm ourselves with the knowledge we need to ensure that the future is inclusive and safe for everyone.

Who should read How to Speak Machine?

  • Entrepreneurs interested in forming a tech start-up
  • Policymakers who need to keep regulations up to date with technological advancements
  • Anyone who wants to understand the basics behind how computers “think”

Artificial Intelligence Books: Human Compatible by Stuart Russell

Human Compatible

Stuart Russell
Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control
4.4 (649 ratings)
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What's Human Compatible about?

Human Compatible (2019) explains why the creation of a superintelligent artificial intelligence could be humanity’s final act. The blinks call to attention the potential catastrophe that humanity is heading towards, and discuss what needs to be done to avoid it. If we’re to ensure AI remains beneficial to humans in the long run, we may need to radically rethink its design.

Who should read Human Compatible?

  • AI specialists who could benefit from a new approach to AI design
  • Students of AI looking for an overview of its key problems
  • Anyone concerned about how AI is likely to transform society in the near future

Artificial Intelligence Books: Architects of Intelligence by Martin Ford

Architects of Intelligence

Martin Ford
The truth about AI from the people building it
4.3 (391 ratings)
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What's Architects of Intelligence about?

Architects of Intelligence (2018) is a collection of interviews with researchers, scientists, businessmen, and thinkers at the forefront of digital technology and artificial intelligence. There isn’t much agreement to be found among them about how fast the technology is developing, how soon we’ll all be driving autonomous cars, or the possibility of a breakthrough in general intelligence. But we can rest assured that AI technology is destined to shake the core of society, the economy, and life itself in unimaginable and unprecedented ways.

Who should read Architects of Intelligence?

  • Futurists who love to consider how our world may soon change
  • AI-fearers who worry that technology could be destructive to humanity
  • Anyone curious about developments in AI

Artificial Intelligence Books: Deep Medicine by Eric Topol

Deep Medicine

Eric Topol
How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again
4.4 (121 ratings)
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What's Deep Medicine about?

Deep Medicine (2019) explores how artificial intelligence could dramatically reshape the health-care industry, from how illnesses are diagnosed to the ways patients are cared for. Our current experience of care is “shallow,” as overworked clinicians rush through patients without truly empathizing, listening, or being present. Artificial intelligence has the power to change this – and, perhaps paradoxically, to bring the human side back to medicine.

Who should read Deep Medicine?

  • Health-care professionals and students
  • Futurists interested in how AI may impact the health-care industry
  • Anyone who’s ever been frustrated by flaws in the medical care they’ve received

Artificial Intelligence Books: Deepfakes and the Infocalypse by Nina Schick

Deepfakes and the Infocalypse

Nina Schick
What You Urgently Need To Know
3.9 (119 ratings)
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What's Deepfakes and the Infocalypse about?

Deepfakes and the Infocalypse (2020) is an urgent warning about the dangers posed by fake – but extremely realistic – audiovisual material called deepfakes. They are powered by artificial intelligence, and scammers and hackers are already using them to defraud businesses and harass individuals. Governments are joining in, as well; the use of deepfakes for propaganda is growing. We need to actively prepare for a time when deepfakes become commonplace. If we don’t, we’ll barrel headfirst into an information apocalypse.

Who should read Deepfakes and the Infocalypse?

  • Anyone who hasn’t heard of deepfakes
  • Citizens concerned about political polarization and the breakdown of trust in society
  • Tech-savvy individuals who feel they can’t be fooled by fake content

Artificial Intelligence Books: Leadership by Algorithm by David De Cremer

Leadership by Algorithm

David De Cremer
Who Leads and Who Follows in the AI Era?
4.1 (208 ratings)
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What's Leadership by Algorithm about?

Leadership by Algorithm (2020) examines the opportunities and challenges artificial intelligence poses for twenty-first-century companies. From dealing with disgruntled employees to the gradual rise of soft skills, this book traces the various ways AI is set to change the structure of businesses.

Who should read Leadership by Algorithm?

  • Industry leaders who never want to be out of touch
  • Tech buffs interested in the real-world uses of AI
  • Employees concerned about AI’s role in the workplace

Artificial Intelligence Books: A World Without Work by Daniel Susskind

A World Without Work

Daniel Susskind
Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond
4.2 (122 ratings)
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What's A World Without Work about?

A World Without Work (2020) is an exploration into how artificial intelligence will bring unemployment to so many industries – and why that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. The author outlines the history of technological progress and explains how new capabilities will allow for unprecedented productivity. Yes, many jobs will become irrelevant, but, as a society, we can ensure that everybody will be better off in this new world.

Who should read A World Without Work?

  • Forecasters
  • Technophiles and luddites alike
  • Anyone curious about the future of work

Artificial Intelligence Books: Stealing Fire by Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal

Stealing Fire

Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal
How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work
4.0 (184 ratings)
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What's Stealing Fire about?

Stealing Fire (2017) explores the controversial and exciting pursuit of altered states of consciousness. From tech entrepreneurs to BASE jumpers, meditators to festival-goers, it takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the revolutionary nonconformists trying to change the way they experience the world.

Who should read Stealing Fire?

  • Burning Man enthusiasts
  • Entrepreneurs curious about performance hacks
  • Psychology buffs interested in alternative therapies

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Science and Technology of Growing Young by Sergey Young

The Science and Technology of Growing Young

Sergey Young
An Insider's Guide to the Breakthroughs That Will Dramatically Extend Our Lifespan . . . and What You Can Do Right Now
4.4 (392 ratings)
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What's The Science and Technology of Growing Young about?

The Science and Technology of Growing Young (2021) reveals that the Longevity Revolution is just around the corner. Thanks to developments in AI, quantum computing, and genome sequencing, we’re able to engage in genetic engineering, manufacture new body parts, and treat diseases before they’ve even begun to affect us. These developments will soon allow us to live longer and healthier lives than we ever thought possible.

Who should read The Science and Technology of Growing Young?

  • Tech geeks curious about how AI has impacted health care
  • Middle-aged people wanting to reverse the effects of aging
  • People who want to find out how to optimize their health to live longer, fuller lives

Artificial Intelligence Books: Genius Makers by Cade Metz

Genius Makers

Cade Metz
The Mavericks Who Brought AI to Google, Facebook, and the World
4.3 (89 ratings)
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What's Genius Makers about?

Genius Makers (2021) tells the story of the current race to develop artificial intelligence. This expansive report covers the sprawling history of AI, from its early development to today’s current controversies.

Who should read Genius Makers?

  • AI skeptics critical of emerging trends
  • Techno-utopians eager for the digital singularity
  • Anyone curious about the future of computers

Artificial Intelligence Books: Career Fear (and how to beat it) by Somi Arian

Career Fear (and how to beat it)

Somi Arian
Get the Perspective, Mindset and Skills You Need to Futureproof Your Work Life
4.1 (82 ratings)
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What's Career Fear (and how to beat it) about?

Career Fear (and how to beat it) (2020) sounds the alarm on how jobs are rapidly changing due to technological advancements. Taking a historical perspective on the evolution of work cultures, it brings to light the necessary mindset and uniquely human skills to thrive in a future defined by artificial intelligence. 

Who should read Career Fear (and how to beat it)?

  • Professionals seeking a new career 
  • People interested in the future of work
  • Anyone worrying about their career path

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Emperor's New Mind by Roger Penrose

The Emperor's New Mind

Roger Penrose
Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics
4.6 (238 ratings)
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What's The Emperor's New Mind about?

The Emperor’s New Mind (1989) is a timeless argument against the computability of the human mind. Taking you on a fascinating journey through math, computer science, philosophy, and physics, famous mathematician Roger Penrose explains what makes the human mind so special – and what quantum mechanics has to do with consciousness.

Who should read The Emperor's New Mind?

  • Math freaks and science geeks 
  • Hobby psychologists and armchair philosophers
  • Anyone concerned about a robot uprising

Artificial Intelligence Books: Framers by Kenneth Cukier, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Francis de Véricourt


Kenneth Cukier, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Francis de Véricourt
Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil
4.1 (65 ratings)
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What's Framers about?

Framers (2021) takes a bird’s eye view of the issues facing our world today, from pandemics to political polarization, and presents a visionary solution. That solution lies with framing –⁠ the conscious or unconscious act of viewing the world through a particular lens. By recognizing and rethinking the frames we use, we can optimize our attitudes toward the world and give ourselves a leg up in the face of major social, economic, and scientific challenges.

Who should read Framers?

  • Abstract thinkers concerned about global issues
  • Decision-makers who tend to over-rely on their gut instincts
  • Innovators struggling to bring their vision into reality

Artificial Intelligence Books: The New Breed by Kate Darling

The New Breed

Kate Darling
What Our History with Animals Reveals about Our Future with Robots
4.1 (43 ratings)
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What's The New Breed about?

The New Breed (2021) offers new insights into the ongoing debate surrounding robots and artificial intelligence. Instead of looking at robots as a human replacement or threat, the author sees a more accurate comparison in the long relationship we’ve had with autonomous animals, which have helped us feel better and get work done.

Who should read The New Breed?

  • Popular science enthusiasts
  • Panicking futurists
  • Technophobes

Artificial Intelligence Books: AI 2041 by Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Qiufan

AI 2041

Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Qiufan
Ten Visions for Our Future
4.2 (642 ratings)
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What's AI 2041 about?

AI 2041 (2021) is a provocative work of speculative fiction with analysis that explores the ways in which AI will shake up our world over the next twenty years. We’re just at the beginning of the technological revolution that AI will bring. By imagining what that future will look like, we can start preparing for the changes to come.

Who should read AI 2041?

  • Entrepreneurs wanting to learn about how AI will transform the world of work
  • Sci-fi lovers interested in exploring techno utopias and dystopias
  • People curious about how societies are affected by changing technologies

Artificial Intelligence Books: What We Owe the Future by William MacAskill

What We Owe the Future

William MacAskill
4.3 (241 ratings)
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What's What We Owe the Future about?

What We Owe the Future (2022) makes the case for longtermism –⁠ the idea that people today have an obligation to create a good future for successive generations. Using philosophical reasoning, historical anecdotes, and social science research, it argues that the current moment could decide whether future people will live happy, flourishing lives or extraordinarily miserable ones. By carefully considering our actions with respect to issues like AI safety, biotechnology, and value lock-in, we increase the chances that future people will thrive –⁠ just as many of us do, now, thanks to people from the past.

Who should read What We Owe the Future?

  • Activists and charity donors who want to maximize the good they do
  • People interested in moral philosophy and ethics 
  • Anyone concerned about the future of humanity

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Automation Advantage by Bhaskar Ghosh, Gayathri Pallail and Rajendra Prasad

The Automation Advantage

Bhaskar Ghosh, Gayathri Pallail and Rajendra Prasad
Embrace the Future of Productivity and Improve Speed, Quality, and Customer Experience Through AI
3.9 (136 ratings)
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What's The Automation Advantage about?

The Automation Advantage (2021) provides a roadmap for building automation and AI in a modern organization. From the different stages a business must go through on its automation journey to the best ways to reassure employees worried about job destruction, it shows leaders how to prosper in a future world.

Who should read The Automation Advantage?

  • Business leaders looking to automate
  • Employees at companies set to flirt with AI
  • Anyone interested in how tech will transform the world

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Adaptation Advantage by Heather E. McGowan and Chris Shipley

The Adaptation Advantage

Heather E. McGowan and Chris Shipley
Let Go, Learn Fast, and Thrive in the Future of Work
4.4 (260 ratings)
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What's The Adaptation Advantage about?

The Adaptation Advantage (2020) explores how to navigate the future of work – without worrying about the robots taking over. It provides actionable insights on how to tap into uniquely human attributes like adaptation to excel.

Who should read The Adaptation Advantage?

  • Workers worried about the rise of the machines
  • Managers and business owners seeking new perspectives
  • Futurologists fascinated by what’s coming next

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Internet Is Not What You Think It Is by Justin E.H. Smith

The Internet Is Not What You Think It Is

Justin E.H. Smith
A History, A Philosophy, A Warning
4.0 (143 ratings)
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What's The Internet Is Not What You Think It Is about?

The Internet Is Not What You Think It Is (2022) offers startlingly new ways of understanding the world wide web, and strongly challenges us to examine our long-held beliefs about the supremacy of human cognition. It confronts our most closely-held (and least examined) ideas about the internet and social media, and weaves together observations from centuries of philosophy, mathematics, science and history.

Who should read The Internet Is Not What You Think It Is?

  • Those feeling overwhelmed by the pace of life in the information age 
  • Anyone worried about the addictive side of social media 
  • The Zoom-fatigued looking for better ways to connect.

Artificial Intelligence Books: MegaThreats by Nouriel Roubini


Nouriel Roubini
Ten Dangerous Trends That Imperil Our Future, and How to Survive Them
3.9 (380 ratings)
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What's MegaThreats about?

MegaThreats (2022) delves into the ten most pressing potential threats to humanity's future. The author examines the evidence and potential consequences for each threat, questioning whether we are doing enough to prevent or prepare for them.

Who should read MegaThreats?

  • Futurists
  • Students of economics
  • Doomsday preppers

Artificial Intelligence Books: Impromptu by Reid Hoffman with GPT-4


Reid Hoffman with GPT-4
Amplifying Our Humanity Through AI
4.2 (305 ratings)
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What's Impromptu about?

Impromptu (2023) is a speculative, in-depth conversation involving GPT-4 – a Large Language Model Artificial Intelligence. By discussing real-life stories and potential applications, it paints a future in which Artificial Intelligence is a tool that can push the limits of education, creativity, business, and more. Join the conversation, and prepare for an exciting future that will unlock the true potential of humankind.

Who should read Impromptu?

  • The curious and optimistic who are eagerly following the world-changing developments of Artificial Intelligence
  • Skeptical doomsayers who would like to hear a less-dystopian outlook for the future
  • Anyone unfamiliar with AI who would like to learn what all the fuss is about.

Artificial Intelligence Books: A Thousand Brains by Jeff Hawkins

A Thousand Brains

Jeff Hawkins
A New Theory of Intelligence
4.6 (126 ratings)
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What's A Thousand Brains about?

A Thousand Brains (2021) explores the fundamental nature of intelligence. It poses the theory that the brain is a collection of thousands of mini-brains, each generating and refining their own predictions. It also delves into the implications of this theory for artificial intelligence and our understanding of consciousness.

Who should read A Thousand Brains?

  • Fans of neuroscience who are interested in the latest research
  • Anyone curious about how humans think and learn
  • Those ready for an in-depth guide to one of life’s great mysteries

Artificial Intelligence Books: Understanding Artificial Intelligence by Nicolas Sabouret

Understanding Artificial Intelligence

Nicolas Sabouret
4.2 (547 ratings)
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What's Understanding Artificial Intelligence about?

Understanding Artificial Intelligence (2021) aims to demystify the subject of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for everyone, including those who don’t have an IT or mathematical background. It will give you a basic understanding of how AI works and why sometimes it makes mistakes or offers imperfect solutions.

Who should read Understanding Artificial Intelligence?

  • The AI-curious
  • Nonspecialists who want to deepen their knowledge about AI
  • Sci-Fi fans worried about a dystopian future ruled over by AI overlords

Artificial Intelligence Books: That Little Voice in Your Head by Mo Gawdat

That Little Voice in Your Head

Mo Gawdat
Adjust the Code That Runs Your Brain
4.5 (474 ratings)
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What's That Little Voice in Your Head about?

That Little Voice in Your Head (2022) is a guide to understanding and optimizing your brain so you can live a happier life, using concepts from computer science and neuroscience to map the mind as an operating system. It includes many simple exercises to help you take control of your brain, thoughts, and emotions to reshape your own experience and positively affect the lives of others.

Who should read That Little Voice in Your Head?

  • Anyone interested in achieving happiness
  • People who want to increase their emotional intelligence
  • Those interested in an expert computer science perspective on the human brain as AI evolves 

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Alignment Problem by Brian Christian

The Alignment Problem

Brian Christian
Machine Learning and Human Values
2.9 (70 ratings)
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What's The Alignment Problem about?

The Alignment Problem (2021) is both a history of the development of AI as well as a prophetic warning about what is to come. From the inherent bias in training data to the extreme speed of progress, Brian Christian details the potential dangers of and solutions to the AI problem.

Who should read The Alignment Problem?

  • Science and tech enthusiasts
  • Those interested in AI
  • Students of history and technology

Artificial Intelligence Books: Marketing 5.0 by Philip Kotler & Hermawan Kartajaya & Iwan Setiawan

Marketing 5.0

Philip Kotler & Hermawan Kartajaya & Iwan Setiawan
Technology for Humanity
4.2 (91 ratings)
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What's Marketing 5.0 about?

Marketing 5.0 (2021) introduces the concept of a new era in marketing focused on leveraging technology to improve human lives. It provides strategies and examples demonstrating how the synthesis of advanced data-driven capabilities with human creativity, ethics, and empathy will allow companies to deliver tailored customer experiences amidst a complex, rapidly evolving marketplace.

Who should read Marketing 5.0?

  • Marketing professionals
  • Brand managers
  • Business leaders

Artificial Intelligence Books: Rewired by Eric Lamarre & Kate Smaje & Rodney Zemmel


Eric Lamarre & Kate Smaje & Rodney Zemmel
The McKinsey Guide to Outcompeting in the Age of Digital and AI
3.8 (184 ratings)
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What's Rewired about?

Rewired (2023) presents a transformative roadmap crafted by the world's foremost management consultancy. It guides businesses on enhancing customer experiences, streamlining costs, and harnessing the immense potential of digital and AI. Dive in, and position your company for unparalleled long-term success.

Who should read Rewired?

  • Business leaders navigating digital transformation
  • Teams spearheading AI-driven enterprise initiatives
  • Consultants seeking proven digital strategy blueprints

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Coming Wave by Mustafa Suleyman

The Coming Wave

Mustafa Suleyman
Technology, Power, and the Twenty-first Century's Greatest Dilemma
4.4 (375 ratings)
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What's The Coming Wave about?

The Coming Wave (2023) is a wake-up call. Artificial intelligence and genetic engineering aren’t just technologies of the future; they’re already here, and remaking the world we live in. More than any transformative technology of the past, they have the ability to make the next decades the best in human history – or the worst. Which path our societies go down is up to us and our ability to think clearly about the risks and rewards ahead of us. 

Who should read The Coming Wave?

  • Those interested in AI ethics and impacts
  • Technologists and entrepreneurs
  • Policymakers and regulators

Artificial Intelligence Books: Future Skills by Bernard Marr

Future Skills

Bernard Marr
The 20 Skills and Competencies Everyone Needs to Succeed in a Digital World
3.9 (286 ratings)
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What's Future Skills about?

Future Skills (2022) outlines 20 core skills that will be essential for success in an increasingly digital world. From digital literacy to social media awareness, these competencies can benefit anyone regardless of career focus or life goals.

Who should read Future Skills?

  • Those worried about the AI revolution and its impact on the future of work 
  • Career optimizers seeking practical advice for the next digital age
  • Anyone looking for a competitive edge in an increasingly automated world

Artificial Intelligence Books: Prediction Machines by Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans & Avi Goldfarb

Prediction Machines

Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans & Avi Goldfarb
The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence
4.0 (365 ratings)
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What's Prediction Machines about?

Prediction Machines (2018) delves into the transformative impact of artificial intelligence on the economics of decision-making. It highlights how AI reduces the cost of predictions, reshapes business problems, and influences decision-making amid uncertainty. The work further explores the value of data in today’s AI-driven economy and the changing dynamics between human labor and automation.

Who should read Prediction Machines?

  • Entrepreneurs looking to leverage AI in their startups
  • Business students looking at the future of industries influenced by AI
  • Tech enthusiasts curious about the intersection of AI and economics

Artificial Intelligence Books: Foundation by Isaac Asimov


Isaac Asimov
4.5 (70 ratings)
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What's Foundation about?

Foundation (1951) looks at the crumbling of a galactic empire from the perspective of the planet Terminus, located on the Empire’s outer edge. Terminus is home to the Foundation, a community formed by a mathematician who could predict the future and the Empire’s inevitable demise. As the Empire crumbles, the Foundation gains increasing influence through a mixture of atomic power, religion, and economic savvy.

Who should read Foundation?

  • Sci-fi fans
  • Those who’ve watched the new Foundation television series and are curious about the books
  • Anyone who likes a good space opera

Artificial Intelligence Books: Human + Machine by Paul R. Daugherty & H. James Wilson

Human + Machine

Paul R. Daugherty & H. James Wilson
Reimagining Work in the Age of AI
3.7 (119 ratings)
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What's Human + Machine about?

Human + Machine (2018) explores the transformative impact of artificial intelligence on the workforce, presenting a vision where human and machine collaboration enhances innovation, efficiency, and productivity. It delves into the changing landscape of various industries due to AI integration, emphasizing the new skills and roles that will become essential.

Who should read Human + Machine?

  • Business leaders looking to integrate artificial intelligence into their operations
  • Technology enthusiasts 
  • Students and recent graduates looking to prepare for and navigate the future job market

Artificial Intelligence Books: Competing in the Age of AI by Marco Iansiti & Karim R. Lakhani

Competing in the Age of AI

Marco Iansiti & Karim R. Lakhani
Strategy and Leadership When Algorithms and Networks Run the World
3.5 (178 ratings)
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What's Competing in the Age of AI about?

Competing in the Age of AI (2020) unveils a future where AI is the cornerstone of business. It reveals how AI removes age-old business constraints, enabling a quantum leap in scale, scope, and learning. Step into a realm where strategy is reinvented and the economy is reimagined, offering both unprecedented opportunities and profound challenges for leaders in the digital epoch.

Who should read Competing in the Age of AI?

  • Tech entrepreneurs seeking to disrupt traditional business models
  • Executives exploring the impact of AI on operational and strategic decisions
  • Business strategists interested in digital transformation and innovation

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams
A Novel
4.3 (192 ratings)
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What's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy about?

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (1979) is the first book in a series of science fiction novels that follows Arthur Dent, the only human to escape the destruction of Earth. Following his rescue by an alien researcher for the eponymous guide, Arthur’s reluctant adventure across space and time leads to an array of surreal and humorous escapades across the universe.

Who should read The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?

  • Those interested in learning what the classic science fiction franchise is all about
  • First-time intergalactic travelers looking to brush up on alien etiquette
  • Anyone curious about the meaning of life, the universe, and everything

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Age of AI by Henry Kissinger, Eric Schmidt & Daniel Huttenlocher

The Age of AI

Henry Kissinger, Eric Schmidt & Daniel Huttenlocher
And Our Human Future
3.8 (282 ratings)
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What's The Age of AI about?

The Age of AI (2021) examines the evolution of artificial intelligence, how it’s increasingly integrated into all facets of life, and profound questions surrounding AI’s relationship to ethics, security, economics, and the human experience itself.

Who should read The Age of AI?

  • Technology enthusiasts and professionals
  • Business leaders and entrepreneurs
  • Policymakers and ethicists

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Geek Way by Andrew McAfee

The Geek Way

Andrew McAfee
The Radical Mindset that Drives Extraordinary Results
3.9 (68 ratings)
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What's The Geek Way about?

The Geek Way (2022) explores how modern tech giants construct organizational cultures that empower employees and accelerate results. It provides a blueprint for how leaders in any industry can transform sluggish bureaucracies into dynamic drivers of growth by implementing lessons from Silicon Valley.

Who should read The Geek Way?

  • Leaders seeking cultural revitalization within their organizations
  • Managers wanting to spark innovation
  • Directors aiming to empower teams

Artificial Intelligence Books: A City on Mars by Kelly Weinersmith & Zach Weinersmith

A City on Mars

Kelly Weinersmith & Zach Weinersmith
Can we settle space, should we settle space, and have we really thought this through?
3.5 (50 ratings)
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What's A City on Mars about?

A City on Mars (2023) explores what would really happen if humans were to settle in space. Would we live up to the great promise of starting life anew on another planet? Or would we mess it all up, as usual? This engaging and funny guide answers every question imaginable about the prospects of space life – from making babies to interplanetary legal systems.

Who should read A City on Mars?

  • Aspiring astronauts and space explorers 
  • Science fiction fans fascinated by speculative futures
  • Armchair philosophers and ethicists intrigued by thought experiments

Artificial Intelligence Books: Emotional Design by Donald A. Norman

Emotional Design

Donald A. Norman
Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things
3.4 (273 ratings)
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What's Emotional Design about?

Emotional Design (2003) delves into how emotions influence our interactions with everyday objects. It explores the three levels of design – visceral, behavioral, and reflective – and how they affect our perceptions, use, and memories of products. This book reveals the importance of these elements in creating designs that not only function well but also create emotional connections with users.

Who should read Emotional Design?

  • Design enthusiasts
  • Marketing professionals
  • Product developers

Artificial Intelligence Books: All-in On AI by Tom Davenport & Nitin Mittal

All-in On AI

Tom Davenport & Nitin Mittal
How Smart Companies Win Big with Artificial Intelligence
3.1 (78 ratings)
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What's All-in On AI about?

All-in On AI (2018) unpacks the critical interplay between human skills and artificial intelligence in driving successful business transformation. It contends that organizational culture, leadership, and talent are equally, if not more, crucial as technology.

Who should read All-in On AI?

  • Business transformation leaders 
  • AI enthusiasts 
  • People interested in organizational culture

Artificial Intelligence Books: The ChatGPT Millionaire by Neil Dagger

The ChatGPT Millionaire

Neil Dagger
Making Money Online Has Never Been this EASY
3.2 (124 ratings)
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What's The ChatGPT Millionaire about?

The ChatGPT Millionaire (2024) explores the many ways ChatGPT can help people in the working world. It first explores techniques and tips for using the platform, before detailing a range of ways the AI technology can be useful not only to small business owners, entrepreneurs, and freelancers across industries, but also to those looking to set up passive income streams and gain financial freedom. 

Who should read The ChatGPT Millionaire?

  • Anyone interested in making money using ChatGPT
  • Freelancers curious about how ChatGPT can improve productivity
  • Business owners looking to streamline their processes

Artificial Intelligence Books: The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells

The War of the Worlds

H.G. Wells
4.5 (94 ratings)
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What's The War of the Worlds about?

The War of the Worlds (1898) tells the classic story of what happened when a series of mysterious cylinders landed in rural English villages at the end of the nineteenth century. What starts as a curious anomaly becomes a horrific tale of intergalactic invasion that has thrilled readers for over a hundred years.

Who should read The War of the Worlds?

  • Fans of classic sci-fi
  • Anyone interested in literary history
  • Visitors from Mars

Artificial Intelligence Books: Power And Prediction by Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans & Avi Goldfarb

Power And Prediction

Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans & Avi Goldfarb
The Disruptive Economics of Artificial Intelligence
3.2 (67 ratings)
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What's Power And Prediction about?

Power And Prediction (2018) explores the impact of AI's advancements in prediction on decision-making processes, where AI handles the predictive elements and human judgment is important in their interpretation and application.

Who should read Power And Prediction?

  • AI enthusiasts
  • Business leaders
  • Career strategists

Artificial Intelligence Books: A History of Fake Things on the Internet by Walter Scheirer

A History of Fake Things on the Internet

Walter Scheirer
2.7 (26 ratings)
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What's A History of Fake Things on the Internet about?

A History of Fake Things on the Internet (2023) explores the origins and evolution of digitally fabricated content, from early photo manipulation to today’s AI-generated deep fakes, analyzing key technological advances that made new forms of deception possible, and tracing their real-world impact back to fundamental aspects of human behavior. It argues that problems stemming from fake online content relate more to creativity and destruction inherent in human nature, rather than the nature of the faked content itself.

Who should read A History of Fake Things on the Internet?

  • Technology historians
  • Media literacy advocates
  • Anyone interested in information security

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What's The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction about?

The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (1935) is a pioneering examination of how mechanical reproduction – particularly via photography and film – transformed the nature, value, and perception of art. It explores the concept of the "aura" of a work of art and how this aura diminishes in a reproduced work.

Who should read The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction?

  • Art history students
  • Modern artists and critics
  • Scholars interested in media theory

Artificial Intelligence Books: AI for Business Leaders by Michael Ramsay

AI for Business Leaders

Michael Ramsay
A Practical Guide to Business Growth and Success
2.8 (83 ratings)
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What's AI for Business Leaders about?

AI for Business Leaders (2023) unveils the transformative power of artificial intelligence in reshaping business strategies, operations, and competitive landscapes. It guides you through integrating AI into your business, offering strategies for overcoming implementation hurdles, enhancing customer experiences, and achieving sustainable growth. Engage with this comprehensive analysis to unlock AI’s potential in driving your business forward.

Who should read AI for Business Leaders?

  • Tech-savvy entrepreneurs seeking competitive advantages
  • Executives interested in AI-driven operational efficiency
  • Marketing professionals exploring AI for customer engagement

Artificial Intelligence Books: Marketing Artificial Intelligence by Paul Roetzer & Mike Kaput

Marketing Artificial Intelligence

Paul Roetzer & Mike Kaput
AI, Marketing, and the Future of Business
3.1 (131 ratings)
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What's Marketing Artificial Intelligence about?

Marketing Artificial Intelligence (2022) unravels the transformative journey of marketing in the AI era, inviting you to explore the seismic shifts reshaping audience engagement and the essence of marketing strategies. Dive into the world where AI’s fusion with human creativity opens new avenues for innovation, personalization, and efficiency, fundamentally altering how we connect with consumers. This guide provides insights to navigate the evolving digital landscape, making AI an indispensable ally in crafting the future of marketing.

Who should read Marketing Artificial Intelligence?

  • Marketing professionals exploring AI integration
  • Business leaders seeking competitive advantage
  • Technology enthusiasts curious about AI’s impact

Artificial Intelligence Books: Co-Intelligence by Ethan Mollick


Ethan Mollick
Living and Working with AI
4.2 (181 ratings)
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What's Co-Intelligence about?

Co-Intelligence (2024) explores the benefits of partnering with generative, language-based artificial intelligence (AI) in education, the workplace, and any area of life you wish to excel in. By harnessing the potential of new AI technology, and better understanding its limitations, you can use AI to significantly enhance your performance and potential.

Who should read Co-Intelligence?

  • Workplace professionals wanting to benefit from AI
  • AI amateurs looking to advance their user skills
  • Curious luddites wishing to learn about AI

Artificial Intelligence Books: The Technology Trap by Carl Benedikt Frey

The Technology Trap

Carl Benedikt Frey
Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation
3.8 (10 ratings)
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What's The Technology Trap about?

The Technology Trap (2019) explores the impact of technological progress on economic and political dynamics throughout history. It draws rich parallels between the Industrial Revolution and the current age of automation, highlighting the potential for both long-term progress and short-term disruption.

Who should read The Technology Trap?

  • Business leaders looking to navigate the changing landscape of work
  • Those concerned about the future of work in an automated world
  • Anyone worried about the social impact of artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Books: Atlas of AI by Kate Crawford

Atlas of AI

Kate Crawford
Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence
3.8 (39 ratings)
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What's Atlas of AI about?

Atlas of AI (2021) reveals how AI is a technology of extraction, from minerals to labor to data. It presents AI as a global network which is driving a shift toward undemocratic governance and political centralization.

Who should read Atlas of AI?

  • Entrepreneurs and policymakers seeking to inform themselves about the AI industry
  • People interested in the intersection of technology, politics, and society
  • Anyone concerned about the social and moral consequences of emerging technologies


What's Tinyml about?

TinyML by Pete Warden is a comprehensive guide that explores the exciting intersection of machine learning and embedded systems. The book delves into the techniques and tools needed to run machine learning models on low-power devices, opening up a world of possibilities for applications in areas such as healthcare, agriculture, and smart homes. With practical examples and insights, it is a must-read for anyone interested in the future of IoT and AI.

Who should read Tinyml?

  • Developers and engineers interested in implementing machine learning on embedded systems

  • Technology enthusiasts looking to understand the intersection of machine learning and IoT

  • Professionals in the fields of robotics, wearable devices, and smart sensors

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What's the best Artificial Intelligence book to read?

While choosing just one book about a topic is always tough, many people regard Big Data as the ultimate read on Artificial Intelligence.

What are the Top 10 Artificial Intelligence books?

Blinkist curators have picked the following:
  • Big Data by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier
  • Physics of the Future by Michio Kaku
  • Out of Control by Kevin Kelly
  • On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins and Sandra Blakeslee
  • The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku
  • Breakpoint by Jeff Stibel
  • Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom
  • The Singularity Is Near by Ray Kurzweil
  • Humans are Underrated by Geoff Colvin
  • How to Create a Mind by Ray Kurzweil

Who are the top Artificial Intelligence book authors?

When it comes to Artificial Intelligence, these are the authors who stand out as some of the most influential:
  • Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier
  • Michio Kaku
  • Kevin Kelly
  • Jeff Hawkins and Sandra Blakeslee
  • Michio Kaku