How will Artificial Intelligence impact our lives? Toby Walsh, one of the leading AI researchers in the world, takes a critical look at the impact Artificial Intelligence is set to have on our lives. Based on a deep understanding of the technology, Walsh describes where Artificial Intelligence is today, and where it will take us. * Will automation take away most of our jobs? * Is a "technological singularity" near? * What is the chance that robots will take over? * How do we best prepare for this future? The author concludes that, if we plan well, thinking machines could be our greatest legacy, the last invention human beings will ever need to make.