Library Journal | Nonfiction previews, October 2012, part 2: Applebaum, Kurzweil, & more

April 16, 2012

Source: Library Journal — April 16, 2012 | Barbara Hoffert

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Ray Kurzweil’s How To Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed. Viking. Oct. 2012. 384p. ISBN 9780670025299. $27.95. SCIENCE

New York Times best-selling author (The Singularity Is Near), National Medal of Technology winner, and former Library Journal columnist (note that he was keynote speaker at LJ’s first virtual ebook summit), Kurzweil here explains reverse engineering the brain. It’s a project to understand how the brain works, how the mind emerges from it, and what this means for our understanding of intelligence, human or machine. So that you can stay cutting edge; with a nine-city tour.