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How To Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion

Wilson, Daniel H.

ISBN 10: 1582345929 / 1-58234-592-9
ISBN 13: 9781582345925
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Softcover
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An inspired and hilarious look at how humans can defeat the inevitable robot rebellion—as revealed by a robotics expert.

How do you spot a robot mimicking a human? How do you recognize and then deactivate a rebel servant robot? How do you escape a murderous “smart” house, or evade a swarm of marauding robotic flies? In this dryly hilarious survival guide, roboticist Daniel H. Wilson teaches worried humans the keys to quashing a robot mutiny.

From treating laser wounds to fooling face and speech recognition, besting robot logic to engaging in hand-to-pincer combat, How to Survive a Robot Uprising covers every possible doomsday scenario facing the newest endangered species: humans. And with its thorough overview of current robot prototypes—including giant walkers, insect, gecko, and snake robots— How to Survive a Robot Uprising is also a witty yet legitimate introduction to contemporary robotics. Full of cool illustrations, and referencing some of the most famous robots in pop-culture, How to Survive a Robot Uprising is a one-of-a-kind book that is sure to be a hit with all ages.

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Book Description: Bloomsbury USA. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1582345929 If popular culture has taught us anything, it is that someday mankind must face and destroy the growing robot menace. In print and on the big screen, we have been deluged with scenarios of robot malfunction, misuse, and outright rebellion. Robots have descended on us from outer space, escaped from top-secret laboratories, and even traveled back in time to destroy us. But even as we speak, scientists are working hard to bring these artificial creations to life. So arm yourself with expert knowledge from real robotics experts. Learn how to recognize a robot mimicking a human; spot a rebellious robot servant; escape a murderous "smart house"; and more. How else will you survive the inevitable robot rebellion? Lots of art (black, white, and red). Bookseller Inventory # SKU1002238

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