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Since artificial intelligence has become one of the most important topics in our days, it can be hard— for beginners—to find the right book for their needs, especially, since there are many who theorize in this area.
Where to start? Which books, older and newer, offer the most bang for your buck?
These books are some of the best to understand how artificial intelligence is changing life, business, and the world. (According to Marketing AI Institute)
- The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World
Author: Pedro Domingos
The Master Algorithm provides a clear overview of the field of machine learning. It’s a great place to start if you want to learn about the evolution of artificial intelligence. It also explains how you can apply machine learning to various fields, including robotics and medicine.
- How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
Author: Ray Kurzweil
It explains how the brain works and how we can recreate it on a computer. Ray Kurzweil predicts that by 2029, a $1,000 computer will have the same power as the human brain.
- Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies
Author: Nick Bostrom
Nick Bostrom is a philosopher at the University of Oxford, and in Superintelligence, he explores the dangers of artificial intelligence. He argues that if AI becomes more intelligent than humans, it will be difficult to control.
- The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
Author: Erik Brynjolfsson & Andrew McAfee
The Second Machine Age describes how technology has been improving exponentially since the Industrial Revolution. It offers some insight into how AI will change business in the future.
- Deep Learning: The Revolutionary Approach to Artificial Intelligence
Author: Ian Goodfellow, Yoshua Bengio, and Aaron Courville
Deep learning is one of the most promising approaches to artificial intelligence, and this book explains the basics of the field. You’ll learn how deep learning systems work, how to design them, and how to make them work well. Deep Learning explains how to apply deep learning to various fields, including computer vision and speech recognition.
- What to Think About Machines That Think
Author: James Martin
You’ll learn about the history of AI and how it will affect business, society, and the economy. What to Think About Machines That Think explains how you can use AI to solve big global problems, from climate change to cancer.
- Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach
Authors: Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig
Widely considered a classic, this book is a comprehensive look at AI as a field and technology. The book is now on its fourth edition, and covers machine learning, deep learning, and other types of AI, as well as important concerns around AI safety and privacy.
- AI Superpowers
Author: Kai-Fu Lee
AI Superpowers is an expert look at how AI development in China and the United States is about to disrupt work and the world. In it, AI and China expert Kai-Fu Lee details which types of jobs and industries will be most effected by AI, and what to do about it.
- Genius Makers
Author: Cade Metz
Genius Makers is a highly readable account of the history of AI as a field, and how tech leaders at Facebook, Google, and a range of companies and universities turned AI from a niche technology into a world-changing reality. Artificial intelligence has been with us in one form or another for decades, but has only begun to reach its full potential in the last 10 years.