Between Human And Machine

Author: David A. Mindell
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801880575
Size: 18.73 MB
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"In contextualizing the theory of cybernetics, Mindell gives engineering back forgotten parts of its history, and shows how important historical circumstances are to technological change." -- Networker

Digital Apollo

Author: David A. Mindell
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262266680
Size: 27.22 MB
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Mindell recounts the story of astronauts' desire to control their spacecraft in parallel with the history of the Apollo Guidance Computer.

The Robot

Author: Lisa Nocks
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313331688
Size: 66.49 MB
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Discusses the history of robotic technology, from mechanical toys, to factory machinery, to recent advancements in artificial intelligence.

Startup Communities

Author: Brad Feld
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118483316
Size: 19.82 MB
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In this book, Brad Feld captures the essence of what drives the creation and development of startup communities and provides a clear road map for everyone interested in expanding the entrepreneurial ecosystem wherever they live." —Aneesh ...

Robot Futures

Author: Illah Reza Nourbakhsh
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262018624
Size: 69.84 MB
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In Robot Futures, the roboticist Illah Reza Nourbakhshconsiders how we will share our world with these creatures, and how our society could change as itincorporates a race of stronger, smarter beings.

Machine Ethics

Author: Michael Anderson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 113949774X
Size: 17.50 MB
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The essays in this volume represent the first steps by philosophers and artificial intelligence researchers toward explaining why it is necessary to add an ethical dimension to machines that function autonomously, what is required in order ...

Small And Short Range Radar Systems

Author: Gregory L. Charvat
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439866007
Size: 32.14 MB
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Discussing applications from automotive to through-wall imaging, autonomous vehicle, and beyond, the practical text supplies high-level descriptions, theoretical derrivations, back-of-envelope calculations, explanations of processing ...

Machines Of Loving Grace

Author: John Markoff
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: 9780062266699
Size: 71.14 MB
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In Machines of Loving Grace, New York Times reporter John Markoff, the first reporter to cover the World Wide Web, offers a sweeping history of the complicated and evolving relationship between humans and computers.

Open Standards And The Digital Age

Author: Andrew L. Russell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107039193
Size: 65.90 MB
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This book answers how openness became the defining principle of the information age, examining the history of information networks.