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An AI Reading List By “The Verge”

In order to help people better understand Artificial Intelligence, The Verge has assembled an AI reading list, with books, blogs, and materials chosen by leading figures in AI.

Artificial intelligence will shape our future more powerfully than any other innovation this century. The rapid progress in the past decade, and a couple of survived AI “winters”, made Artificial Intelligence one of the hottest topics at the moment.

There is no doubt that in one way or another Artificial Intelligence will change the lives of many people. Every day, more and more people start to gain interest in Artificial Intelligence and its applications.

The list of AI readings was created to give people the context and help them dive into Artificial Intelligence. You can find the list of readings below, and the full recommendations can be read in the original post.

 

1. Profiles of the Future, by Arthur C. Clarke

Recommended by Greg Brockman and Ilya Sutskever, co-founders of OpenAI

 

2. The Book of Why, by Judea Pearl and Dana Mackenzie

Recommended by Rumman Chowdhury, Responsible AI lead at Accenture

 

3 “Franchise”, by Isaac Asimov

Recommended by Tim Hwang, director of the Harvard-MIT Ethics and Governance of AI Initiative

 

4. Weapons of Math Destruction, by Cathy O’Neil

Recommended by Kate Darling, Research Specialist at the MIT Media Lab

 

5. The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer, by Neal Stephenson

Recommended by Jeremy Howard, co-founder of fast.ai

 

6. Machine Learning for Humans, by Vishal Maini and Samer Sabri

Recommended by Demis Hassabis, co-founder and CEO of DeepMind

 

7. Sorting Things Out: Classification and its Consequences, by Geoffrey C. Bowker and Susan Leigh Star

Recommended by Meredith Whittaker, co-founder and co-director of the AI Now Institute at NYU

 

8. The Master Algorithm, by Pedro Domingos

Recommended by James Vincent, AI and robotics reporter at The Verge