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THE AGE OF A.I.: AND OUR HUMAN FUTURE
Henry Kissinger
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Three of our most accomplished and deep thinkers come together to explore Artificial...(+)

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MRIDULA RAMESH is the founder of the Sundaram Climate Institute, which focuses on waste and water ...(+)

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"This is a novel that does indeed move swiftly."
"...there are some very well-thought through ideas on relative scale as the Lilliputians deal with items even smaller than them, and the Brobdingnagians have to face even larger creatures. Roberts also borrows tropes from other masters of the genre to test his characters."
"This is very much science fiction, not fantasy, in its approach and philosophy. It is also a strange love story, a social history and a book about the horrors of war. Roberts perhaps has the most untrammeled imagination in current British science fiction and here, in the best traditions of the picaresque novel, he lets it roam freely to unforgettable effect."
"Roberts is the king of the thought-experiment and this novel begins with a grand conceit. Both a compulsive comedy of manners and a free-wheeling metaphysical riff on the nature of religion, the universe and scale."
"Another intruiging novel from one of the UK's most important working writers of SF, and one of his best."
"Swiftly is a solid, effective work."