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Inhuman Power: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Capitalism
 
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Author : Nick Dyer-Witheford (Author), Atle Mikkola Kjøsen (Author), James Steinhoff (Author)
Publisher : Pluto Press
ISBN# : 9780745338606
Pages : 209
Price:INR 1826
 
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Book Description

 Artificial Intelligence (AI) has seen major advances in recent years. While machines were always central to the Marxist analysis of capitalism, AI is a new kind of machine that Marx could not have anticipated. Contemporary machine-learning AI allows machines to increasingly approach human capacities for perception and reasoning in narrow domains.*BR**BR*This book explores the relationship between Marxist theory and AI through the lenses of different theoretical concepts, including surplus-value, labour, the general conditions of production, class composition and surplus population. It argues against left accelerationism and post-Operaismo thinkers, asserting that a deeper analysis of AI produces a more complex and disturbing picture of capitalism’s future than has previously been identified.*BR**BR*Inhuman Power argues that on its current trajectory, AI represents an ultimate weapon for capital. It will render humanity obsolete or turn it into a species of transhumans working for a wage until the heat death of the universe; a fate that is only avoidable by communist revolution.

 
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