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  • By: Max Tegmark
  • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
  • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
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Penguin Audio presents Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark, read by Rob Shapiro.

We stand at the beginning of a new era. What was once science fiction is fast becoming reality, as AI transforms war, crime, justice, jobs and society - and even our very sense of what it means to be human. More than any other technology, AI has the potential to revolutionise our collective future - and there's nobody better situated to explore that future than Max Tegmark, an MIT professor and cofounder of the Future of Life Institute, whose work has helped mainstream research on how to keep AI beneficial.

In this deeply researched and vitally important new book, Tegmark takes us to the heart of thinking about AI and the human condition, bringing us face to face with the essential questions of our time. What sort of future do we want? Life 3.0 gives us the tools to join what may be the most important conversation of our time.

©2018 Rob Shapiro (P)2018 Penguin Audio

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Absolutely awesome.

I have listened to it 3 times. Just so much wisdom and thoughtful moments. the opening scenario alone is worth the cost of the book.

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Insightful

Very insightful book exploring the conceivable possibilities associated with future artificial intelligence and super intelligence

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Must Listen!

one of the most important and impactful books I've ever heard. really dives deep into the future of AI and the risks and possibilities associated

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A must read if you’re interested in AI

Incredibly thought provoking. A fascinating journey to a future of Gaia level AI and the ethics needed to maintain control. More philosophical than technical. Just brilliant.

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Fascinating book

Astounding... also great narration👍

this will open a door into all kinds of subjects especially physics

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inspiring book about our future

Max Tegmark prefers to focus on solutions to current and potential issues with artificial intelligence, and emphasises that may come from this. A worthwhile listen/read.

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Fascinating and very approachable

Very enjoyable as well as thought provoking, Max Tegmark explains what artificial intelligence is now and could be in the future.
A great read (listen).

Small note that when the audio book mentions chapter numbers (only a couple of times in the book) they are incorrect for the audio book, as the print book's Prologue is rendered as Chapter 1 in the audio book.

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Amazing book, very thorough and informative

Goes deep in the topocs of AI looking through the physics and philosophical lens.

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fascinating

an excellent and interesting book. I was interested in AI but haven't had not read up on the topic. now I feel I have the basic concepts to move into the areas of interest in more detail.

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This is what I wanted to know about A.I.

Accessible, but un-patronising. If you wonder about the future of artificial intelligence and it's place within the wider context of life in the universe, this is an excellent resource.

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