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Life 3.0

Max Tegmark

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Max Tegmark's 2017 New York Times bestseller tackles the biggest questions raised by the inevitable advent of artificial intelligence.


Life 3.0

Life 3.0

by Max Tegmark


Science fiction aside, what are the real, tangible ways in which artificial intelligence can change life here on Earth?

Max Tegmark, MIT professor of physics and president of the non-profit organization Future of Life Institute, takes readers on humanity's existential journey and the scientific community's role in planning for a sustainable future with AI in this nonfiction bestseller.

Life 3.0 takes an enriching look at humanity's evolution and our potential future in a world with artificial intelligence. Anyone interested in science, philosophy, or futurism can gain a broader perspective of life through this book.

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I'm optimistic that we can create a great future with AI, but it's not going to happen automatically. It's going to require that we really think things through in advance, and really have this conversation now.

- Max Tegmark

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