The purpose of Tech: at the school of...

The purpose of Tech: at the school of Blaise Pascal

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Publication date: November 7, 2023.

The author questions the meaning and purpose of AI.


Paperback edition

12 cm x 19 cm

Publication date: November 7, 2023

ISBN : 978-2-490081-578

What is the book The purpose of Tech: at the school of Blaise Pascal about?

How far will AI go? Will ChatGPT and consorts hinder our freedom to think and decide? How to find meaning in the age of quantum computing? At the heart of our contemporary anxieties, Etienne de Rocquigny summons the four-hundred-year-old genius. Blaise Pascal. Huge philosopher. Unknown serial engineer-entrepreneur. Inventor of probability and the mental machine: the ancestor of tech. By posing a dialogue between the master of wisdom and the current entrepreneur, this book questions the meaning of the technological adventure, the virtues and limits of AI, ethics, the heart and free will for a burst of purpose.

Who is the author Étienne de Rocquigny?

Etienne de Rocquigny is mathematician and entrepreneur, Full Professor and Expert for European research organizations. After having been Deputy Dean of Research at the École Centrale Paris, he co-founded and supported around twenty algorithmic companies. He runs Blaise Pascal Advisors, a leadership consultancy for technology companies and cofounder of the International Blaise Pascal quantum prize. He chairs a think-tank of entrepreneurs, scientists and philosophers to put AI at the service of the common good.

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