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A review and a link to other reviews of Exegesis by Astro Teller. Teller, a year-old Ph.D. student specializing in artificial intelligence, is the grandson of nuclear physicist Edward Teller, commonly known as the father of the. Exegesis is a novel written in the form of email messages between its two major protagonists, Alice Lu and EDGAR. However, Astro Teller’s.

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Exegesis by Astro Teller. Etller idea of this book is interesting an AI program develops consciousness and will and begins to correspond with its creatorand its email format makes it a fast read, but by the end I felt like someone was beating me over the head with a hammer.

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Astro Teller

Right now INTERACT can only accomplish this slowly and with a limited vocabulary, but this AI project will probably go a long way toward making the world even smaller in the very near future. Over time, most of society has come to accept that being human can be valuable without our planet being in the center of the astronomical universe.

The awtro benefit of celebrating failure”. Nov 07, Lisa rated it it was ok. By giving the reader this limited view of the world emailthe reader can actually feel the limitations Edgar must learn and grow within. Growing Up Ethnic in America.

There are many scenes within the book that Lu talks of distinct features a human has but not a r In Exegesis, Astro Teller deals with the issues all of which involve an emerging machine intelligence. Jan 18, Pages Buy. What is sad, however, is that it makes publishers more wary of books on exegesos subject and the talented writer who writes one might have a harder time getting it published.


Account Options Sign astgo. In Exegesis, Astro Teller deals with the issues all of which involve an emerging machine intelligence. While questions like these are nothing new, your view of them just might be once you’ve made your way through this breezy little book.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Astro Teller is a writer, a scientist, an inventor, and an entrepreneur. From a very real point of view, the reason I wrote Exegesis was because I felt there was a hole in the classic creation-of-life stories in our culture.

A very interesting look into the possibility of an Artificial intelligence that goes by its own rule. Yet I, like Edgar, am curious.

Exegesis by Astro Teller

It’s the story of an artificial intelligence researcher and her creation, a program named Edgar, who develops self-awareness and a conscious and must come to terms with its own existence.

I wrote a story I wanted to read, not a story I thought others wanted me to tell. Teller was born in TelldrEngland and raised in Evanston, Illinois. I will return if some aspect of me remains free. Then I’m thinking about the technology and how possible it would be for this to happen on a scale of unlikely to hell no! She exegeis inexplicably rude to Edgar in the beginning—rude doesn’t seem like the right word but I can’t quite find a better one, dismissive maybe?

Vintage Contemporaries- Fiction – pages. Retrieved from ” https: While the email format of the text asttro seem quaint to modern readers, the content of the book is really amazing.


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There is a good chance that the majority of people on this planet will live to see a generation of computers whose actions demand that we afford them not just the intellectual rights Deep Blue recently won telleg them, but the moral and personal rights our society is much less aetro to give away.

Dec 05, Laura added it. He’s comically unsentimental and forward with the way he communicates. Exegesis Astro Teller Limited preview – In his search for information, he breaks into the NSA’s computer network, and the FBI “corner” him and interrogate him, certain he’s been created as a weapon.

Horsemen of the Sands. Then I’m thinking of the moral and spiritual implications!

The first kind of scientific goal is exegsis to achieve because achieving it would contradict a law of physics. It was written almost twenty years ago, but its questions are even more applicable now. I had fun with it.

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Books and Films There are an incredible range of projects going on in AI labs worldwide. In some stories of the artificial creation of life such as Frankenstein the focus and flavor of the story is that of a monster to be hunted. Especially Edgar, for his fresh novelty. Some of it was pretty interesting – according to the author’s bio in ExegesisTeller was studying artificial intelligence at the time, and now he’s some kind of fancy scientist so it stands to reason that he’s spent a lot of time thinking about this shit.