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Andrew Smart is the author of Autopilot: The Art and Science of Doing Nothing and Beyond Zero and One. A scientist and engineer interested in consciousness, brains and technology, his work traverses the boundaries of neuroscience, philosophy, culture, radical politics and metaphysics. He was raised in the U.S., educated and married in Sweden, lived in New York and Minneapolis and now lives in Switzerland.
BEYOND ZERO AND ONE
Machines, Psychedelics, and Consciousness
Can we build a robot that trips on acid? Is the human brain based on computation? In Beyond Zero and One, Andrew Smart challenges fundamental assumptions underlying artificial intelligence and convincingly makes the case that the answer lies beyond the computational. More
The Art & Science of Doing Nothing
A survivor of corporate-mandated “Six Sigma” training to improve efficiency, Smart has channeled his “loathing” of the time-management industry into a witty, informative and wide-ranging book that draws on the most recent research into brain power. Use it to explain to bosses, family, and friends why you need to relax – right now. More