Review by Brian Clegg
Thursday, 24 May 2007
Almost Human: Making Robots Think – Lee Gutkind ****
In my youth I was very fond of business biographies, particularly the ones about the early personal computing world – Apple, Microsoft and the like. I was really inspired by the stories of all those young people, prepared to sleep under their desk so they could get back to the code, or to get the hardware right, burning to make something exciting. I had been a programmer, and I understood this feeling.