´´Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about mind, thinking, intelligence and what it means to be human´´--
Provides you with just enough background in perceptual and cognitive psychology that user interface (UI) design guidelines make intuitive sense rather than being just a list or rules to follow. This book equips readers with the knowledge to make educated tradeoffs between competing rules, project deadlines, and budget pressures.
This cross-disciplinary book is meant for a wide range of readers in artificial intelligence, cognitive science, psychometrics, comparative psychology, and philosophy. It provides a unified framework for evaluating behavioral features of both natural and artificial intelligence, and critically analyzes what the future of intelligence may look like.
Während jeder Projektmanager Planung, Budgetierung und Qualitätsmanagement beherrscht, betritt er bei der Gestaltung der Soft Skills wie Kommunikation und Wissensaustausch häufig Neuland. Wie diese Soft Skills mit Methoden zur Nachvollzieh- und Messbarkeit des Collective Mind beherrschbar werden, vermitteln die Autoren in diesem Band. Bildung und Umsetzung des Collective Mind in zielorientiertes Handeln trägt dabei entscheidend zum Projekterfolg bei. Projektszenarien, ein Test und Best Practices erhöhen den Praxisbezug des Buches.
Hofstadter´s bestselling collection of brilliant and quirky essays has been reissued to coincide with the paperback release of Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies. ´´Reading Metamagical Themas is perhaps the closest thing imaginable to taking a voyage through a mind´´.--San Francisco Chronicle. 124 line drawings.
Together we'll journey together through bits of cognitive and neuroscience, learning and behavioral theory. You'll discover some surprising aspects of how our brains work, and see how you can beat the system to improve your own learning and thinking skills.In this book you'll learn how to: Use the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition to become more expert Leverage the architecture of the brain to strengthen different thinking modes Avoid common ´´known bugs´´ in your mind Learn more deliberately and more effectively Manage knowledge more efficientlySoftware development happens in your head. Not in an editor, IDE, or design tool. It's time to take a pragmatic approach to thinking and learning,and start to refactor-and redesign-your brain.
Weighing in from the cutting-edge frontiers of science, today´s most forward-thinking minds explore the rise of ´´machines that think.´´ Stephen Hawking recently made headlines by noting, ´´The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.´´ Others, conversely, have trumpeted a new age of ´´superintelligence´´ in which smart devices will exponentially extend human capacities. No longer just a matter of science-fiction fantasy (2001, Blade Runner, The Terminator, Her, etc.), it is time to seriously consider the reality of intelligent technology, many forms of which are already being integrated into our daily lives. In that spirit, John Brockman, publisher of Edge. org (´´the world´s smartest website´´ - The Guardian), asked the world´s most influential scientists, philosophers, and artists one of today´s most consequential questions: What do you think about machines that think?
The main aim of this book is to teach D to readers who are new to computer programming. Although having experience in other programming languages is certainly helpful, this book starts from the basics. D is a multi-paradigm system programming language that combines a wide range of powerful programming concepts from the lowest to the highest levels. It has C-like syntax and static typing. It pragmatically combines efficiency, control, and modeling power, with safety and programmer productivity in mind. Each chapter is based on the contents of the previous ones, introducing as few new concepts as possible. It is recommended that the book is read in linear fashion, without skipping chapters if possible. Although this book was written with beginners in mind, it covers almost all features of D. More experienced programmers can use the book as a D language reference by starting from the index section. Blurbs from the back cover: ´´D is pristine, clean, immensely powerful, and arguably the actual state-of-the-art programming language. Ali´s book is a gem. Clear, concise, and complete.´´ - Olivier Henley ´´I have been using Ali´s online D book to teach D at the university level. It is up-to-date, complete, and most importantly, extremely readable. Having a print version is even better! This is now the ´go-to´ book for learning D programming.´´ - Chuck Allison, Professor and Chair, Computer Science Department, Utah Valley University ´´Ali´s explanations are succinct and on target. I like that he provides rationale for why D was designed in a particular way and how I can use it most effectively. This is the best computer language book I´ve read.´´ - Robbin Carlson, Luthier and Enterprise Architect ´´I taught a CS2 Data Structures class in D with more success and student appreciation than when using either C++ or Java as it´s an ideal language to express the relevant concepts at all scales, from detailed to big picture, without needless complexity. Ali Çehreli´s tutorial played a central role supporting students especially during the first half of the course - without it the course simply would not have worked, so ´´many thanks Ali´´ - and an important part of that is its linearity - it can be read with only backward dependencies. This meant that with hard work even students of little experience and only moderate current abilities could get up to speed, and we saw just that. It is hard to overstate this factor. I unreservedly recommend this book to all.´´ - Dr. Carl Sturtivant, University of Minnesota Department of Computer Science & Engineering ´´This book is one of the best guides through the language that I´ve seen.´´ - Andrew Wray, D Enthusiast ´´I encourage anyone considering D to read this book. Not exactly ´D for Dummies´ but it´s easy to follow even if you don´t have much experience with compiled languages.´´ - bachmeier, Reddit user ´´Having worked through the book, I have to say this is one of the easiest to follow and distraction free read there is and the fact that it made learning a new language a total breeze really impressed me.´´ - Imran Khan, Student