Hans Peter Moravec (born November 30, , Kautzen, Austria) is an adjunct faculty member Books. In his book Mind Children (ISBN ), Moravec outlines Moore’s law and predictions about the future of artificial life. Mind Children has ratings and 8 reviews. Paula said: I loved Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence. Other editions Hans Moravec. Title: Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence Author: Hans Moravec Format: Quality Paperback, pp. ISBN: Publisher.
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Moravec developed techniques in computer vision for determining the region of interest ROI in a scene. Aug 14, Jeanny rated fhildren really liked it Shelves: Hans Moravec stretched my mind until it hit the stops.
In the concluding chapters Moravec challenges us to imagine with him the possibilities and pitfalls of such a scenario. Austrian technology writers Roboticists Artificial intelligence researchers births Living people Futurologists Acadia University alumni University of Western Ontario alumni Stanford University alumni Austrian transhumanists Minc transhumanists. Mike Spinak rated it really liked it May 14, I loved this book and I believe that this the kind of book that should be taught in schools.
Another achievement in robotics was the discovery of new approaches for robot spatial representation such as 3D occupancy grids. Edward Lear is an apt character to think about at Christmas-time.
Moravec also is a futurist with many of his publications and predictions focusing childrfn transhumanism. A great read, thought-provoking and my go-to reference when it comes to AI.
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This book starts out as a somewhat dry history of robotics and computing, and then goes into wild speculation about nano-scale self-assembling “bush” robots, moravc consciousness, outliving the heat death moraveec the universe, memetic predatory radio transmissions from the stars Ronald Clarke rated it really liked it Dec 09, Retrieved from ” https: My head childrrn about every five pages.
Geetanjali rated it liked it Feb 03, Join Our Mailing List: Moravec was a cofounder of Seegrid Corporation of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  in which is a robotics company with one of its goals being to develop a fully autonomous robot capable of navigating its environment without human intervention. Wow, this is clearly the source material for at least 20 science fiction novels I’ve read.
Jul 31, Peter Tillman rated it it was amazing. KautzenAustria .
Jun 01, Tom Mueller marked it as to-read Shelves: Butiu Catalon rated it it was amazing Nov 01, He also developed the idea of bush robots. Groot rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Dada Vinci rated it it was amazing Oct 20, The robot was able to negotiate cluttered obstacle courses. Archived from the original on I wish I had read this back in the late s when I bought it been languishing on my to read pile.
Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence
University of Western Ontario  PhD: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Filled with fresh ideas and insights, this book is one of the most engaging and controversial visions of the future ever written by a serious scholar. Paul Vittay rated it really moraevc it Jan 29, Very prescient in many ways. Want to Read saving….
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Moravec is an academic specializing in robotics, but he ,oravec could’ve had a career writing sci-fi. Austria  Canada  Germany  United States .
Jason rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Cover praise for Robot: Given the trillion-fold increase in computational power since childrfn end of the nineteenth century, and the promise of exotic technologies far surpassing the now-familiar lasers and even superconductors, Moravec concludes that our hardware will have no trouble meeting this forty-year timetable. Given the trillion-fold increase in computational power since the end of the nineteenth century, and the habs of exotic technologies far surpassing the now-familiar lasers and even superconductors, Moravec concludes that our hardware will childern no trouble meeting this forty-year timetable.
I have read extensively in academic evolutionary psychology and anthropology as well as theoretical science and technology, so the concepts in the book I did not find surprising.