Permanent Record

By: Edward Snowden Published: 2019 Read: 2020 Summary: Over the past twenty years or so, the US intelligence community switched from targeted surveillance of individuals to the mass surveillance of populations and collected much of global digital communications, made possible

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The Sentient Machine

The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence By: Amir Husain Published: 2017 Read: 2018 Summary: A practical scan of the current state of AI written by a serial entrepreneur. The book provides a bird’s eye view of applications in a number

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On Intelligence

How a New Understanding of the Brain Will Lead to the Creation of Truly Intelligent Machines By: Jeff Hawkins Published: 2004 Read: 2017 Summary: How does the brain work, specifically the (neo)cortex, and what is intelligence. Its central theorem is

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