Robot Futures

Author: Illah Reza Nourbakhsh
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262018624
Size: 57.75 MB
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In Robot Futures, the roboticist Illah Reza Nourbakhshconsiders how we will share our world with these creatures, and how our society could change as itincorporates a race of stronger, smarter beings.

Machines Of Loving Grace

Author: John Markoff
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062266705
Size: 55.48 MB
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In Machines of Loving Grace, New York Times reporter John Markoff, the first reporter to cover the World Wide Web, offers a sweeping history of the complicated and evolving relationship between humans and computers.

The Robot

Author: Lisa Nocks
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313331688
Size: 40.50 MB
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Discusses the history of robotic technology, from mechanical toys, to factory machinery, to recent advancements in artificial intelligence.

Digital Apollo

Author: David A. Mindell
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262266680
Size: 44.85 MB
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Mindell recounts the story of astronauts' desire to control their spacecraft in parallel with the history of the Apollo Guidance Computer.

Machine Ethics

Author: Michael Anderson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 113949774X
Size: 25.69 MB
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The essays in this volume represent the first steps by philosophers and artificial intelligence researchers toward explaining why it is necessary to add an ethical dimension to machines that function autonomously, what is required in order ...

Robot Ethics

Author: Patrick Lin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262297752
Size: 55.78 MB
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How might society -- and ethics -- change with robotics? This volume is the first book to bring together prominent scholars and experts from both science and the humanities to explore these and other questions in this emerging field.

The New Cool

Author: Neal Bascomb
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307588904
Size: 67.13 MB
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A report on genius inventor Dean Kaman's FIRST program follows a team of brilliant, misfit high school students through the program's 2009 robotics competition, during which the teens confronted other hopefuls in stadiums throughout the ...


Author: Daniel Ichbiah
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Size: 56.57 MB
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Presents an overview of the history of the robot, culled from interviews with experts such as scientists, surgeons, manufactures, science fiction writers, artists, filmmakers, and provides information on the role they play in daily life and ...

The Future Of The Professions

Author: Richard Susskind
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191022411
Size: 45.95 MB
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This book predicts the decline of today's professions and describes the people and systems that will replace them.