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You Look Like a Thing and I Love You - Used Like New

You Look Like a Thing and I Love You - Used Like New

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You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place


Get ready to dive into the quirky world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with "You Look Like a Thing and I Love You" by Janelle Shane. This book is a delightful and hilarious journey through the eccentricities of AI, revealing how these intelligent systems work and why they're making our world more bizarre and interesting.

Janelle Shane, a research scientist and humorist, uses her wit and wisdom to break down the complex world of AI into bite-sized, fun-to-read pieces. With hilarious anecdotes and real-life examples, she illustrates how AI is shaping our world in unexpected ways. From AI-generated pickup lines to recipes that suggest baking cookies with "3 eggshells," you'll see just how creative (and sometimes silly) these systems can be.

The book is packed with funny illustrations, charts, and laugh-out-loud moments. You'll learn about the weird and wonderful side of machine learning, neural networks, and algorithms, all without feeling like you're stuck in a boring tech lecture. Shane's engaging storytelling keeps you hooked from the first page to the last, making complex ideas accessible and entertaining.

Featured Items and Characters

  • AI and Robots: Discover the unpredictable nature of AI as Shane explores various AI systems, showcasing their unexpected outputs and hilarious failures.
  • Neural Networks: Learn about the brain-like structures that power AI and see how they mimic (or fail to mimic) human thought processes.
  • Real-Life Examples: From AI-generated recipes to silly robot names, Shane provides a plethora of examples that highlight both the brilliance and the absurdity of AI.

Positive Reader Review


"A delightful read! Janelle Shane makes the complex world of AI not only understandable but also incredibly fun. I laughed out loud at the AI-generated jokes and marveled at the insights into how these systems work. A must-read for anyone curious about technology and its impact on our lives."

Key Features and Benefits

  • Hilarious and Informative: Combines humor with education to make learning about AI fun.
  • Real-Life Examples: Uses everyday scenarios to explain complex AI concepts.
  • Engaging Illustrations: Features funny drawings and charts that enhance the storytelling.

Explore the weird and wonderful world of AI with Janelle Shane. You’ll laugh, you’ll learn, and you'll never look at technology the same way again. Get your copy today and join the adventure into the world of artificial intelligence!

Product Specifications

  • ISBN: 0316525243
  • Dimensions: 6.3 x 1.1 x 9.5 inches
  • Weight: 1.15 pounds
  • Pages: 272 pages
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