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Detonation By Erik A. Otto Detonation NAMED TO KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOKS OF Fire splitting the atom synthetic biology There s a dark side to every invention one which we have been fortunate to contain for most of history But are w

  • Title: Detonation
  • Author: Erik A. Otto
  • ISBN: 139780692061190604268281397979313979793115233960443979793120039797931072112018397979313979793115233960443979793139797931339797931882713443779277693516239797931339797931
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  • Detonation By Erik A. Otto NAMED TO KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOKS OF 2018 Fire, splitting the atom, synthetic biology There s a dark side to every invention, one which we have been fortunate to contain for most of history But are we hurtling into the future too fast Detonation is an epic, action packed narrative that is a cautionary reflection on our own innovation obsessed culture It follows NAMED TO KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOKS OF 2018 Fire, splitting the atom, synthetic biology There s a dark side to every invention, one which we have been fortunate to contain for most of history But are we hurtling into the future too fast Detonation is an epic, action packed narrative that is a cautionary reflection on our own innovation obsessed culture It follows two societies that are connected, but centuries apart, and their struggle against a superintelligent machine Amid ideological clashes and political plotting, a diverse cast discovers this insidious threat, one which few can fathom, and fewer can challenge, and they are forced into an escalating conflict against a tireless enemy.Selected to be in the top 100 Indie books of 2018 by Kirkus Reviews More than 5,000 indie books reviewed In the top 8 Science Fiction and Fantasy A highly entertaining and absorbing combination of philosophy and action featuring robustly individualized characters Kirkus Reviews starred review Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 2nd Edition, 632 pages Published February 28th 2018 by Sagis Press More Details Original Title Detonation ISBN13 9780692061190 Edition Language English Other Editions 1 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see
    Detonation By Erik A. Otto

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    1. Kathleen on said:

      Detonation speaks to our fears about a world destroyed by human pride and ignorance There is a lot to this tale A great part of the premise is that superintelligent machines would possibly override humans to obtain their flawed objectives This is indeed plausible I won t spoil the story by telling you if that is the case or how it plays out The characters are well fleshed out You learn about them slowly as their past failings and strengths are added to the backstory There are several fact Detona [...]

    2. Paul M. on said:

      A wonderful fantastic story and a very enlightening introduction to AGIIt s late, I m tired, and I m not much on writing reviews so how about, if you only intend to read one book for the rest of your life read this one.

    3. marilyn on said:

      This is a story of two societies, one that is pre Detonation and one that is post Detonation, centuries later In the pre Detonation society, Alex is the last person to know what is going on concerning measures to prevent a super intelligent machine from wiping out humanity, in it s quest to complete it s mission, assigned to it with insufficient safeguards In the post Detonation society, war is waged between those who never want the use of automation again and those who are trying to bring bac T [...]

    4. Jim on said:

      If you like sic fi, you ll love this book Mankind run amok utilizing AI, artificial intelligence, think HAL, and the perils this brings Well thought out and thought provoking Highly recommended.

    5. Lukasz on said:

      AGI terrifies me I hope it likes pets and treats them well Maybe it ll allow its pet humans to read books and enjoy themselves That sounds nicer than wiping out all human race in a spray of blood and nanobots I try to remain optimistic, but the existential risk of superintelligence is imminent and severe Let s face it, a computer with the same pattern of algorithms as our brains could think much faster than us because silicon based transistors fire faster and communicate faster than biologi AGI [...]

    6. Lady M on said:

      Received an ARC I had mixed feelings about this book I liked all the characters for the most part which made the ending really intense because I had so much concern for the characters wellbeing However, there are a lot of characters in this book and most of them ended up being crucial to the story With so many characters there were a lot of various interlocking plots to form the main plot, and it was a bit hard to keep track of everything Someone would pop up and I wouldn t be entirel R [...]

    7. Wendy on said:

      Are we advancing beyond our ability to control what we create What happens when Strong AI surpasses our ability to control it These are the questions brought up in Detonation I was taken in by the before and after of this book We get to see what happened before the Apocalypse Then we get to see what happened after We see what leads up to it and how humanity survives after and how they try to not repeat the same mistakes I did not like all the characters, but I loved the overall story I f Are we [...]

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