You’ll live a lot longer than you think, thanks to the progress that medicine will make in your lifetime. And because progress is accelerating, you’ll see a lot more new things in the next decades than in your life to date.
Pedro Domingos takes you on a whirlwind tour of the new superpowers you’ll acquire, the technologies that will underpin them, and what you’ll do with them. Fasten your seatbelt – from controlling the world with your mind to editing your own genes, the next hundred years of your life are going to be a wild ride.
Pedro Domingos is Professor at University of Washington and the author of “The Master Algorithm”. He is a winner of the SIGKDD Innovation Award, the highest honor in data science. He is a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, and has received a Fulbright Scholarship, a Sloan Fellowship, the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award, and numerous best paper awards.
His research spans a wide variety of topics in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data science, including scaling learning algorithms to big data, maximizing word of mouth in social networks, unifying logic and probability, and deep learning.
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