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An intriguing study of men and women who have tried -- and are still trying -- to attain one of mankind's oldest goals: the creation of intelligence in something of our own design. The Brain Makers shows how artificial intelligence is being developed for both practical and more sensitive philosophical uses.
-- Traces the development of Artificial Intelligence through specif
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Hardcover, 488 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by Sams
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HP Newquist's books and articles have been published all over the world, and his writing has been translated into languages from kanji to farsi.
All told, he has written more than two dozen books and hundreds of articles, along with numerous awards and citations.

His writing spans a vast array of interests and issues. In the late 1980s and 1990s he wrote extensively about artificial intelligence (A
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