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The past decade has witnessed extraordinary advances in artificial intelligence. But what precisely is it and where does its future lie? In this one-stop guide, journalist Matt Burgess explains everything you need to know about AI. He describes how it works. He looks at the ways in which it has already brought us everything from voice recognition software to self-driving cars, and explores its potential for further revolutionary change in almost every area of our daily lives. He examines the darker side of machine learning: its susceptibility to hacking; its tendency to discriminate against particular groups; and its potential misuse by governments.£8.99
This title tells the story of AI from pioneering days to current achievements to future potential. At the same time it takes the lid off what has effectively become an arms race between Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and OpenAI, in which Google may be the clear frontrunner at present, but Facebook has shown itself to be both nimble and innovative, and OpenAI, the company recently founded by Elon Musk and Sam Altman, has made itself the confident upstart of the pack.£20.00
How To Save It£6.99
How To Save It
This volume starts with facing your finances. This indispensable guide will confront the awkwardness we have with our money for the better. Packed with practical tools and tips, from how to build a budget, and stick to it. Dealing with your debt, starting the steps to investment, and breaking down money myths and tricky terminology.£6.99
The Next Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy£9.99
The Next Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy
In ‘Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy’, the revolutionary, acclaimed book, radio series and podcast, bestselling economist Tim Harford introduced us to a selection of fifty radical inventions that changed the world. Now, in this book, Harford once again brings us an array of remarkable, memorable, curious and often unexpected ‘things’ – inventions that teach us lessons by turns intimate and sweeping about the complex world economy we live in today. From the brick, blockchain and the bicycle to fire, the factory and fundraising, and from solar PV and the pencil to the postage stamp, this brilliant and enlightening collection resonates, fascinates and stimulates.£9.99
How do you remember more and forget less?
How can you earn more and become more creative just by moving house?
And how do you pack a car boot most efficiently?
This is your shortcut to the art of the shortcut.£20.00
Two Beats Ahead£14.99
Two Beats Ahead
Musicians know how to stay ahead of the beat. As Chance the Rapper said ‘Technology moves faster than business and music moves faster than technology.’ Forced to find new ways to adapt to accelerating change, musicians are masters of innovation. Demystifying their process for the first time, ‘Two Beats Ahead’ reveals what we can learn from today’s top musical minds.£14.99