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Thinking robots, an aware internet, and cyberpunk librarians : the 1992 LITA president's program : presentations by Hans Moravec, Bruce Sterling, and David Brin

Author: Hans P MoravecBruce SterlingDavid BrinR Bruce MillerMilton T WolfAll authors
Publisher: Chicago : Library and Information Technology Association, 1992.
Series: LITA president's series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published as a briefing packet for attendees of the LITA's President's Program at the 1991 ALA Annual Conference, where it contained 20 brief papers and a bibliography, this volume has been  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thinking robots, an aware internet, and cyberpunk librarians.
Chicago : Library and Information Technology Association, 1992
(OCoLC)756415664
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans P Moravec; Bruce Sterling; David Brin; R Bruce Miller; Milton T Wolf; Library and Information Technology Association (U.S.)
ISBN: 0838976255 9780838976258
OCLC Number: 26502994
Notes: "A collection of background essays prepared for the 1992 LITA president's program, 'Tools for knowing, environments for growing: visions of the potential of information technology for human development'"--Cover.
Description: iv, 200 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Pigs in cyberspace / Hans Moravec --
Free as air, free as water, free as knowledge / Bruce Sterling --
Gaia, freedom, and human nature : some ironies on the way to creating the network of the future / David Brin --
Letter from Moravec to Penrose / Hans Moravec --
Exotechnology : human efforts to evolve beyond human being / Mel Seesholtz --
The interface : slouching toward the future, or guess who's coming to dinner? / Milton T. Wolf --
The vertices of consciousness and the biology of a machine / Charles Henry --
Nanotechnology : the Library of Congress in your pocket / Roberta Wallis --
Truly intelligent computers / Charles W. Bailey, Jr. --
After the deluge : cyberpunk in the '80s and '90s / Tom Maddox --
Earth and the internet / Kathy Fladland. The transreal experience / William M. Lidwell & Kim J. Trull --
Transcendence at the interface : the architecture of cyborg utopia, or cyberspace utopoids as postmodern cargo cult / David Porush --
Virtual reality in medicine and medical education / Cheryl S. Pace --
Knowbot explorations in similarity space / Martin Halbert --
A day in the life of Mr. D / Eric Lease Morgan --
Symbiotic cyberspace libraries / Billy Barron --
A clear vision of the information / Howard L. Davidson --
Crime and punishment in cyberspace / Sonia Orin Lyris --
The canary on the computer / Steve Cisler --
Ethics and the electronic society / Florence Mason --
Books about the future / R. Bruce Miller.
Series Title: LITA president's series.
Responsibility: R. Bruce Miller and Milton T. Wolf, editors.

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