From: Giulio Prisco (2nd email) (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Mar 14 2010 - 01:24:54 MST
Book Review - Apocalyptic AI: Visions of Heaven in Robotics,
Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality:
A very interesting book on transhumanism as a scientific religion.
Some list members will like it, but it may be very hard to swallow for
>From the publishers' site: "Description: Apocalyptic AI, the hope that
we might one day upload our minds into machines or cyberspace and live
forever, is a surprisingly wide-spread and influential idea, affecting
everything from the world view of online gamers to government research
funding and philosophical thought. In Apocalyptic AI, Robert Geraci
offers the first serious account of this "cyber-theology" and the
people who promote it..."
-- Giulio Prisco http://cosmeng.org/index.php/Giulio_Prisco aka Eschatoon Magic http://cosmeng.org/index.php/Eschatoon
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