Have you seen the upcoming events for our One Book program? Over the next couple months the program will explore the expanding world of artificial intelligence. Get ahead of the robot invasion with the following books and videos from our collection.
Looking for fiction?
Machines Like Me: And People Like You
Set in an alternate 1980’s London, two people work together to create a personality for a synthetic human. A love triangle ensues and leads to questions about what makes us human.
Looking for non-fiction?
A Human’s Guide to Machine Intelligence : How Algorithms are Shaping our Lives and How We Can Stay in Control
“Kartik Hosanagar surveys the brave new world of algorithmic decision making and reveals the potentially dangerous biases to which they can give rise to as they increasingly run our lives.” (From the book jacket)
Interested in medicine?
Deep Medicine : How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again
“’Deep Medicine’ shows us how the awesome power of AI can make medicine better, and reveals the paradox that machines can make humans healthier–and more human.” (From the book jacket)
Looking for a thriller?
Ex Machina (Streaming Video)
“A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I.” (IMDb.com)
Looking for a romance?
Her (Streaming Video or DVD)
“In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.” (IMDb.com)
Want to binge watch?
Westworld: Season One (DVD)
“’Westworld’ is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin–exploring a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.” (From the publisher)