• 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
  • A mindful and historical look at the hope, hype and reality of artificial consciousness

    Stuart Hameroff, co-author of Consciousness and the Universe
  • Fascinating [and] rich...interweaves sci-fi visions with explorations of the philosophy, technology and deep history of artificial super-intelligence

    Steve Cave, 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