• "Zarkadakis is an exciting and original thinker in the field of Artificial Intelligence and has written a book that is timely and important."

    Jim Al-Khalili PhD OBE, author of Paradox
  • "Fascinating [and] rich...interweaves sci-fi visions with explorations of the philosophy, technology and deep history of artificial super-intelligence"

    Financial Times
  • "Ingenious...A delightfully lucid combination of the history, philosophy, and science behind thinking machines."

    Kirkus Reviews
  • "fascinating...the most comprehensive history of AI for our digital age [and] highly accessible"

    Publisher’s Weekly