- Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, by Nick Bostrom.
- The Unfolding of Language: An Evolutionary Tour of Mankind’s Greatest Invention, by Guy Deutscher.
- They’re made out of meat, by Terry Bisson.
- The Sentinel, by Arthur C. Clarke.
- On Exactitude in Science, by Jorge Luis Borges.
- The Feeling Of Power , by Isaac Asimov.