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Took a break yesterday and relaxed in local Barnes & Noble and stumbled upon this fantastic book.
The Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of AI by Marcus du Sautoy
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I read the first 40 pages while sitting in the book store, because his retelling of the events of AlphaGo (AI-powered Go algorithm which beat the World Champion).

I've read numerous things about AI and it is often hype. But if you read this account of what AlphaGo did, you will see, as the world Go players did, that the AI actually created a new way of playing Go and that is fascinating.
It's a really great book if you're interested in creativity and what it means to create and what creation means in relation to machines.

Very well written too: a fast read. I've been looking for a book like this to become more interested in AI.

Author's bio
Marcus Peter Francis du Sautoy is a British mathematician, author, and populariser of science and mathematics. In 2008, he was appointed to the Simonyi Professorship for the Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford where he is also a Professor of Mathematics

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