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​The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life When Robots Rule the Earth by Robin Hanson

April, 2016: What will happen to us humans when robots are here for good? When robots have become smart enough to have reached "em"––brain emulation. In The Age of Em, Hanson surveys experts across a range of disciplines to learn about if (and how) man and machine can live in harmony.

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