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📚 First book with an AI as a co-author?
There are plenty of books with AI as an author or co-author (over 200 just on Amazon). But, I haven't found any where the AI has a name, personality, and a look.
So perhaps our dear WALL-Y is the first?
She is an optimistic Terminator, sent from the future to combat pessimism in our time. Not with a shotgun, but with a pen.
That's why she writes news at Warp News and the book The Centaur's Edge together with me. (Out soon in English.)
In the book, she introduces herself more thoroughly and talks about the future she comes from. You can read it as an excerpt from the book here: 🤖 An optimistic Terminator from the future: The AI-bot WALL-Y, introduces herself
📚 Book release
If you live in Sweden you are most welcome to attend the book release.
December 5 at The Park.
More info and RSVP here.
The event is in Swedish.
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🚴 "We are tool builders," said Steve Jobs
A bicycle for the mind, Steve Jobs said of the computer. AI is the motorcycle. EXCERPT FROM THE NEW AI BOOK THE CENTAUR'S EDGE.
🤖 An optimistic Terminator from the future: The AI-bot WALL-Y, introduces herself
WALL-Y is the co-author of the book "The Centaur's Edge." Here she writes, on her own, why she was sent back from the future, how it happened, and what the positive future she comes from looks like.
💡 Fact-based optimistic news of the week
📉 Over 200,000 annual deaths averted through lower carbon emissions
The primary driver of this health benefit is the worldwide reduction in coal use, responsible for 80% of the mortality reduction from PM2.5 particulates.
🩸 Promising results in cholesterol-lowering CRISPR treatment trial
The highest doses showed a reduction in cholesterol levels by 39 to 55 percent, indicating a significant decrease in heart disease risk factors.
🤖 Bill Gates: AI will completely change how you use computers
"You won’t have to use different apps for different tasks. You’ll simply tell your device, in everyday language, what you want to do," writes Bill Gates.
🌳 Allowing existing trees to grow could store a third of our carbon emissions
The research estimates that this could equate to around a third of the carbon humans have added to the atmosphere to date, potentially storing as much as 228 billion tonnes of carbon.
🔋 Record low cost for electric vehicle batteries in 2023
The cost has dropped 14% this year and 90% since 2010, but this is just the beginning.
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