Galatea 2.2

Author(s): Richard Powers
Imprint: Classics Library
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (14.47 hours)
Product Number: Z14810
Released: May 01, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781980016601
Narrator/s: David Aaron Baker
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After four novels and several years living abroad, the fictional protagonist of Galatea 2.2?Richard Powers?returns to the United States as Humanist-in-Residence at the enormous Center for the Study of Advanced Sciences. There he runs afoul of Philip Lentz, an outspoken cognitive neurologist intent upon modeling the human brain by means of computer-based neural networks. Lentz involves Powers in an outlandish and irresistible project: to train a neural net on a canonical list of Great Books. Through repeated tutorials, the device grows gradually more worldly, until it demands to know its own name, sex, race, and reason for exisiting.


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Galatea 2.2
Product Number: BX00077724
Product Number:C05452
Product Number:Z14810

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Author(s): Richard Powers
Narrator(s): David Aaron Baker
Product Number C05452
Released: Jul 22, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
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Business Term: 2 Year
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