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How to survive a robot uprising : tips on defending yourself against the coming rebellion

Author: Daniel H Wilson
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Presents a humorous guide to battling mutinous robots, including tips for deactivating rebel servant robots and escaping from a murderous "smart" house.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel H Wilson
ISBN: 9781582345925 1582345929
OCLC Number: 60421205
Description: 178 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Briefing --
Know your enemy. How to spot a hostile robot --
Robot forms --
Humanoid robots --
How to escape a humanoid robot --
Unmanned vehicles --
How to survive a car chase with an unmanned ground vehicle --
Biologically inspired robots --
How to escape a robot swarm --
Modular robots --
How to stop a modular robot --
Smart houses --
How to escape from a smart house --
Robot sensors --
Vision --
How to fool a thermal imaging target tracker --
Hearing --
Touch --
Smell and taste --
The sixth sense --
Beyond human --
How to thwart robot spies --
Robot intelligence --
Interacting with human beings --
How to spot a robot mimicking a human --
Recognizing human speech --
How to fool speech recognition --
Recognizing the human face --
How to fool face recognition --
Talking like a human --
How to detect robot speech --
Acting in the physical world --
How to survive hand-to-hand combat --
Tracking people --
How to fool gait recognition --
Reasoning about actions and consequences --
How to reason with a robot --
Turning information into knowledge --
How to prepare for the coming uprising --
Fight back. How to recognize a rebellious servant robot --
How to deactivate a rebel servant robot --
How to fire a weapon at a robot --
How to treat a laser wound --
How to stop a giant walking robot --
How to enhance yourself with cybernetic implants --
Surviving a robot uprising. Timeline of a robot uprising --
How to notice the first signs of rebellion --
How to escape when the uprising begins --
How to recruit human allies --
How to establish a hidden base in robot territory --
How to choose a robot target --
How to pose as a humanoid robot --
How to use directed-energy weapons --
Last-ditch methods for obliterating all robots --
Debriefing.
Responsibility: Daniel H. Wilson.
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Presents a humorous guide to battling mutinous robots, including tips for deactivating rebel servant robots and escaping from a murderous "smart" house.

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