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How to build an android : the true story of Philip K. Dick's robotic resurrection

Author: David F Dufty
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The stranger-than-fiction story of the creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick. Readers get a fascinating inside look at the scientists and technology that made this amazing android possible.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Named Person: Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David F Dufty
ISBN: 9780805095517 0805095519
OCLC Number: 760974839
Notes: Originally published: Lost in transit. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Pub., 2011.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A strange machine --
A tale of two researchers --
A meeting of minds --
A visit from Eva --
Simple robots --
The artist as scientist --
How to build a human head --
Life inside a laptop --
A California bungalow, 1974 --
An android in Memphis --
First, we take Chicago --
Talking in Memphis --
A carnival of robots --
Brain malfunction --
Einstein, reincarnated --
Headless.
Other Titles: Lost in transit
Responsibility: David F. Dufty.
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The stranger-than-fiction story of the creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick. Readers get a fascinating inside look at the scientists and technology that made this amazing android possible.

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