The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the ultimate AI insider
Heartfelt and candid a serious exploration of what the future might hold for us all * Observer * Thoughtful and persuasive * Sunday Times, *Books of the Year* * Confused by the current furore about AI? This book is a good place to start The Coming Wave is a sweeping account of the latest advances in AI and synthetic biology * Financial Times, *Books of the Year* * A cogent look at the technologys potential to transform the economy and society, along with the risks of misuse and surveillance * Economist, *Books of the Year* * The rise of AI has led to a rise in books about AI, among the most insightful of which is The Coming Wave * Prospect, *Books of the Year 2023* * Unusually thoughtful, expansive, historically rooted and engagingly written * Washington Post * A genuinely mind-boggling read, setting out the ineluctable forces soon to completely transform politics, society and even the fabric of life itself over the next decade or two * Guardian * Deeply rewarding and consistently astonishing * Stephen Fry * A fascinating, well-written and important book * Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens * A stunning book by a man at the very centre of the AI revolution - realistic, tough-minded [and] charting a meaningful course between AI catastrophe and dystopia * Rory Stewart * Rich with interesting facts, arresting arguments, and compelling observations, it is essential reading * Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking Fast and Slow * An extraordinary and necessary book ... one leaves energised and thrilled to be alive right now * Alain de Botton, author and philosopher * An excellent guide for navigating unprecedented times * Bill Gates * Extraordinary ... utterly unmissable * Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google and author of The Age of AI * This vital book is inspiring and terrifying ... we need to read it and act on it * David Miliband, former UK Foreign Secretary * An erudite, clear-eyed guide both to the history of radical technological change and to the deep political challenges that lie ahead * Anne Applebaum, author of Twilight of Democracy * Read this essential book to understand the pace and scale of these technologies * Ian Bremmer, founder of Eurasia Group and author of The Power of Crisis * Honest, passionate and unafraid to confront what is clearly one of the great challenges our species will face this century * Andrew McAfee, author of the The Geek Way * A much-needed dose of specificity, realism, and clarity * Martha Minow, professor at Harvard Law School * Incredibly compelling * Bruce Schneier, author of A Hacker's Mind * Thought-provoking, urgent and written in powerful, highly accessible prose * Erik Brynjolsson, author of The Second Machine Age * Deeply researched and highly relevant * Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States * Suleyman proposes an urgent agenda of actions governments must take now * Graham Allison, professor at Harvard University * Calm, pragmatic, and deeply ethical ... enthralling reading * Angela Kane, Former UN Under Secretary General * Deeply thoughtful ... meticulously researched and packed with original insights * Jason Matheny, CEO of RAND * A fantastically clear, energetic, well-researched and readable book from the frontline of the greatest technological revolution of our times * Sir Geoff Mulgan, professor at UCL * The best analysis yet of what AI means for the future of humanity. Mustafa Suleyman [is] one of the most important voices on the coming wave of technologies that will shape our world * Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn * A practical and optimistic road map * Stuart Russell, author of Human Compatible * A brave wake-up call ... Indispensable reading * Tristan Harris, executive director of the Centre for Humane Technology * A panoramic survey and a clarion call to action ... Everyone should read it * Fei-Fei Li, professor at Stanford University *
Mustafa Suleyman (Author) Mustafa Suleyman is the co-founder and CEO of Inflection AI. Previously he co-founded DeepMind, one of the world's leading AI companies. After a decade at DeepMind, Suleyman became vice president of AI product management and AI policy at Google. When he was an undergraduate at Oxford, Suleyman dropped out to help start a non-profit telephone counselling service. He lives in Palo Alto, California. He tweets @MustafaSuleymn and can be found online at www.inflection.ai. Michael Bhaskar (Author) Michael Bhaskar is a writer and publisher based in the UK. He is the author of The Content Machine, Curation and Human Frontiers.