Friday, December 29, 2006

Dreamships - Melissa Scott

A book that deals with the politics of Artificial Intelligence. The major question is whether or not Artificial Intelligences that pass the Turing Test should have the same rights as humans, or not.

A pilot and her crew basically are on an adventure mission, and her ship's computer just might qualify as an AI, so they become embroiled in the controversy.

4 out of 5

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