Books tagged: robotics

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Colonial Scout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: American English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Boy Scout Augie Rodriguez leads a group of younger Scouts on an overnight campout in a cave on Mars. What should be a routine trip, turns exciting when a medical emergency tests Augie’s first aid skills.
Genetic Algorithms
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
Examines the application of genetic algorithms in order to solve technical problems. Provides a working case study of a robotic spider and how it can learn to walk without being instructed in physics or explicitly programmed to perform that function.
Footprints in Red
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 73,730. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Stand by for five exciting tales from the Martian past and future! This collection of science fiction is by the author of The Man Who Conquered Mars and Jupiter IV. Open this book and experience these unusual and thought provoking stories!
In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 299,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
In Search of the Self reviews research into the neurological basis of consciousness, the potential of copying one’s personality into a silicon chip or endowing an artificial entity with self-awareness, plus an examination of beliefs about the nature of the self and its destiny after death.
Quantinium
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Price: Free! Words: 24,990. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When humans discover Quantinium, a material to move matter into another dimension, they figured it was a done deal to get rich. Strange things start to happen and suddenly human-kind is faced with utter chaos, as nature tries to fix itself.
The Parallel Conspiracy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,500. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
An exploited computer nerd’s life takes an amazing turn when he is mysteriously thrust into a parallel universe where nobody knows him. To find his way home, he must solve the murder of a physicist and discover why the group of conspirators who killed him are illegally using the machine he invented.
The Automated Economy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
Analyzes the current economic system from a structural perspective, free market principals and proposes a future where robotics and automation are used in place of human labor.
The Black Tulip Conundrum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Set in the world of the day after tomorrow, this tale of conspiracy, corruption and catastrophe pits scientists working at the frontiers of nanotechnology and the creation of life against an international criminal cartel determined to steal their discoveries to change the course of history.
Ideas for Post-human Civilization
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Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
Most people imagine the future to be a wonderful place, perhaps even flawless. Just how good the future is? In the book: Ideas for Post-human Civilization, the author has a rather pessimistic view on this topic. Through convincing evidence, the book will show you some dangerous flaws that exist in the society today that might drive humanity to extinction in the future.
Really? Wow!
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Maybe the most positive, exciting, new, major event in humankind history will be upon us in less than five decades. It may truly be a start of a new phase for human existence. I believe all of us, as a world society, will willingly embrace the discovery and make basic human changes that will support a much better world for us and future generations.