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Beyond human : living with robots and cyborgs

Author: Gregory Benford; Elisabeth Malartre
Publisher: New York : Forge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines recent developments in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence, and explores the moral and ethical questions that are arising as a result of those developments and their potential applications.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Benford; Elisabeth Malartre
ISBN: 9780765310828 0765310821 9780765310835 076531083X
OCLC Number: 123968874
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Androids, Cyborgs, Robots and Things In Between --
Part 1. You, Too, Can Be A Superhuman ; Augmented animal ; Chips, brains, minds ; Man plus & plus & plus & ... --
Part 2. Robots r us ; Robots to order ; Robowar ; Rights and wrongs of robots ; Us and them --
Part 3. 'bots, 'borgs, bionics and better ; Wearable computers ; Metaman ; Long perspective.
Responsibility: Gregory Benford and Elisabeth Malartre.
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