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Robot : a visual atlas from ancient Greece to artificial intelligence

Author: Luca Beatrice; Peter Mark Eaton
Publisher: Milan : 24 ORE Cultura, 2017. ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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"The definitive work on the robot aesthetic throughout history, from Ancient Greece to the present day. An inexhaustible source of inspiration for fashion, music and design. From Ancient Greece onwards, humans have been swept up in a race to replicate and rebuild themselves. We design automatons that mimic human functions or improve on them, born from a desire to take evolution into our own hands, or even play God.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luca Beatrice; Peter Mark Eaton
ISBN: 9788866483717 8866483710
OCLC Number: 1019158675
Notes: Originally published in Italian as: Robot : il grande atlante visivo sul robot, dall'antica Grecia alle intelligenze artificiali. Milano : 24 ore cultura, 2016.
"English translation: Peter Mark Eaton for Scriptum, Rome"--Colophon.
Description: 267 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Good or bad? --
History --
Art --
Cinema and TV --
Music --
Design and fashion --
Books, cartoons, toys --
Technology.
Other Titles: Robot.
Responsibility: Luca Beatrice.

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The definitive work on the robot aesthetic throughout history, from Ancient Greece to the present day, providing a source of inspiration for fashion, music and design.  Read more...

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