The Surprising Power of People and Computers Thinking Together

Thomas W. Malone, Cedar Mill Lib., 006.3 2018

A few engaging chapters followed by 200+ pages of tendentious editorializing.

The important points:

The book AIQ makes many of the same points in a more enjoyable way. Superminds does have some unique material.

The focus of the book is on "designed" experiments rather than "discovery".

Early in the book, a description of a group generated proof of the Density Hales Jewett Theorem Neuromorphic Computing - analog circuits that emulate neurons. Carver Mead suggested this. But chips don't physically rewire themselves, and NxN switch arrays are power-hungry and slow.

Superminds (last edited 2019-01-13 05:14:33 by KeithLofstrom)