Welcome to AI: What is Artificial Intelligence and how will it change our lives? (Hardcover)

Welcome to AI: What is Artificial Intelligence and how will it change our lives? By Owen Davey (Illustrator), Matthieu Dugal Cover Image
By Owen Davey (Illustrator), Matthieu Dugal
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The most complete guide to AI for youngsters, covering everything from Ancient Greece to ChatGPT.

In this fun, simple, and vibrant non-fiction book, technoscience expert Matthieu Dugal, creator of documentary AI: To be or not to be, shares the epic history of artificial intelligence and gives answers to the biggest head-scratchers:
  • How does AI already help us, at home and at school?
  • Which robots from your favorite movies may soon be in the real world?
  • What are avatars?
  • Which inventors are creating new technologies?
  • How do algorithms work?
  • …and why can’t AI cook pasta and drain it at the right time?

We can’t see it, and yet this technology is everywhere: it’s in computers, cars, and virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa. And it’s already making decisions for us, for better, and sometimes for worse

This fascinating guide delves deep into how these decisions are made behind the scenes, putting tricky ideas into easy-to-understand terms. Keep kids’ attention with colorful illustrations and easy-to-understand, well-researched facts to prepare them for an exciting AI-centric future.

About the Author

Owen Davey is an award-winning freelance illustrator living and working in the UK. His work has been published in every continent except Antarctica.

A graduate in journalism and political science, Matthieu Dugal has been a journalist, columnist, and host for more than 20 years. He is best known for his Canadian radio and television appearances, and for writing both a documentary series about artificial intelligence and the children's non-fiction book, Welcome to A.I. 

Praise For…

“This illustrated look at AI, robotics and machine learning covers both the history and the current state of the fastest-growing area of technology.”

—The Bookseller

"Beautiful, bright illustrations ... This eye-catching treat serves as an effective supplement for STEM collections."

Product Details
ISBN: 9780711293168
ISBN-10: 0711293163
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Publication Date: June 4th, 2024
Pages: 56
Language: English