Growing Up with Lucy: How to Build an Android in Twenty Easy Steps

Growing Up with Lucy How to Build an Android in Twenty Easy Steps Steve Grand is a self taught scientist who has deliberately eschewed large public grants and laboratory affiliation so as to give himself the freedom required to put his revolutionary theories on arti

  • Title: Growing Up with Lucy: How to Build an Android in Twenty Easy Steps
  • Author: Steve Grand
  • ISBN: 9780753818053
  • Page: 347
  • Format: Paperback
  • Steve Grand is a self taught scientist who has deliberately eschewed large public grants and laboratory affiliation so as to give himself the freedom required to put his revolutionary theories on artificial intelligence to the test The result is Lucy, one of the most advanced research robots in existence, and it is Lucy s successes and failures which stand as indicators oSteve Grand is a self taught scientist who has deliberately eschewed large public grants and laboratory affiliation so as to give himself the freedom required to put his revolutionary theories on artificial intelligence to the test The result is Lucy, one of the most advanced research robots in existence, and it is Lucy s successes and failures which stand as indicators of the present state of robotics The compelling story of Lucy s creation, all done in Steve s own home, is a fascinating mixture of human perseverance and cutting edge scientific endeavour.

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    1. A very interesting presentation of Mr. Grand's thoughts on how thinking and consciousness may work. Which is worthwhile but not the book I was expecting. Talk about judging a book by it's cover! I was hoping for more detail on the construction of the android and the results of his experiments. That's not what this book is.But it is a good book and anyone interested in how to construct an artificial mind should give it a read. Mr. Grand has some out-of-the-box ideas (tho' perhaps not as far out a [...]

    2. This was an interesting, informative, and inspiring work documenting Grand's ideas and experiences in building an intelligent mechanical orangutan.

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