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5 Books that Give Voice to Artificial Intelligence | #SciFiSunday
Everybody is talking about AI these days and it’s hard to know just what to think! Check out this great list from Tor.com of five books that tackle the subject in thoughtful ways.
While working on the anthology Mother of Invention, our lives and attention spans were full of knitted robots, intelligent spaceships, living computer programs and living creatures built out of sugar. Although our focus was largely on the creators of artificial intelligences and robots, several of our authors rose to the challenge of writing in the point of view of the AI itself. It’s a special challenge for writers, but so rewarding when done well.
Both of us love this theme as readers too, so here we’re sharing some of our favourites.
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