Are we engineering our own end? In Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era, out now from Thomas Dunne, James A. Barrat makes the case that we are well on our way to losing out to Artifical Intelligence in the ultimate battle for survival. From our smartphones to our stock trades, AI already controls much of our world, and is posed to match and then surpass human intelligence in as little as a decade.
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