The proponents of artificial intelligence want to prove that it is only a matter of time before computers will be doing everything that a human mind can do. The author reacts against this view, by saying there is some facet of human thinking that can never be emulated by a machine.
Roger Penrose is the Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. He has received a number of prizes and awards, including the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics which he shared with Stephen Hawking for their joint contribution to our understanding of the universe.
Winner of Science Book Award 1990.
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