Flesh And Machines

Pub Date : 2002-04-09 | Author : Rodney Brooks | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780375421938
ISBN 13 : 0375421939

Are we really on the brink of having robots to mop our floors, do our dishes, mow our lawns, and clean our windows? And are researchers that close to creating robots that can think..

Robot

Pub Date : 2002-01-01 | Author : Rodney Allen Brooks | Publisher : Allan Lane

ISBN 10 : 0713995017
ISBN 13 : 9780713995015

The world is changing at an ever-increasing pace. Most of us have accepted the idea that the World Wide Web is now an important part of life and here to stay. But where will techno..

The Next Fifty Years

Pub Date : 2007-12-18 | Author : John Brockman | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307429070
ISBN 13 : 0307429075

A brilliant ensemble of the world’s most visionary scientists provides twenty-five original never-before-published essays about the advances in science and technology that we may..

Devices Of The Soul Hardcover

Pub Date : 2007-04-27 | Author : Steve Talbott | Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN 10 : 0596553889
ISBN 13 : 9780596553883

"Self-forgetfulness is the reigning temptation of the technological era. This is why we so readily give our assent to the absurd proposition that a computer can add two plus two, d..

Wired For War

Pub Date : 2009-01-22 | Author : P. W. Singer | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1440685975
ISBN 13 : 9781440685972

P. W. Singer explores the great­est revolution in military affairs since the atom bomb: the dawn of robotic warfare We are on the cusp of a massive shift in military technology th..

A Woman Looking At Men Looking At Women

Pub Date : 2016-12-01 | Author : Siri Hustvedt | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781473638921
ISBN 13 : 1473638925

As well as being a prize-winning, bestselling novelist, Siri Hustvedt is widely regarded as a leading thinker in the fields of neurology, feminism, art criticism and philosophy. Sh..