Rapture for the Geeks

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Rapture for the Geeks:
When AI Outsmarts IQ
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AuthorRichard Dooling
CountryUnited States
Publication date
September 30, 2008
Media typePrint (Hardback)

Rapture for the Geeks: When AI Outsmarts IQ (2009) is a non-fiction book by American Law Professor Richard Dooling. The book provides an alarming[1] window into a hypothetical future technological singularity, where machine intelligence outstrips human intelligence.[2] The book also provides a historical review of man's relationship with machines,[3] including dangers caused by other technologies such as nuclear weaponry.[1]

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  1. ^ a b ""Rapture for the Geeks": Hello, Hal? The past and future of technology". Seattle Times. 23 October 2008. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
  2. ^ "BOOKS: Author tells how Hitler grew into a monster who orchestrated unthinkable horrors". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved 15 June 2014. [T]his book explores the history of computers to date -- and ponders the possibilities that will emerge when they become more intelligent than humans.
  3. ^ "Rapture for the Geeks: When AI Outsmarts IQ". Publishers Weekly. 25 August 2008. Retrieved 15 June 2014.