Books tagged: robotics

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The Turing Test
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,750. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In a quiet suburb, a withering old man finds himself casually elbowed out of society, just as robots are beginning to find their place in it. When his son entrusts one to him, he is forced to confront the very technology he despises, along with a terrible past he has not dared to face in years.
CNC: How Hard Can it Be
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
This is becoming a favorite of all my products Information and step by step instructions plus information about tooling selection, Links to software that is free or low cost. Learn what spindle to use for your machine if you are building your own. Contains links and information about copyrights and who may own them. Get informed and know what to do when problems arise. Easy read and understand.
The Rise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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When robots rise in popularity, they become more and more advanced until they rival humans. They compete for human jobs and fight for a human vote. This sci-fi short explores how far specialized robots can go when they are given a mind of their own.
Tuméng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A mission to save a planet. A captain provided with astral maps and tools for intragalactic travel never before seen. A sensational encounter between two powerful leaders inside the mental simulations of their own memories. And finally, a revelation of cosmic proportions during the ascent to a windy mountain.
The Role of Autonomy in DOD Systems - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Robotics, Teleoperation, Haptics, Centibot, Swarmanoid, LANdroid, Remote Presence, UxV, DARPA Research, Space and Ground Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
The DSB Task Force on the Role of Autonomy in DoD Systems was asked to study relevant technologies, ongoing research, and the current autonomy-relevant plans of the Military Services.
Ball Machine - The Inside Story of the Lies, Seductions and Sporting Triumphs of the Android Vitas Rodriguez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Sports
Can an android win Wimbledon? Or the soccer World Cup? What about the heart of a beautiful woman? Built as a glorified ball machine, Vitas Rodriguez is the world’s most advanced android - strong, fast, tireless and smart. Equipped with the revolutionary quantum entanglement processor, he’s sentient, athletic, handsome, and unstoppable. He knows how to learn. And he loves to win.
Really? Wow!
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: 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.
Ideas for Post-human Civilization
Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: 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.
The Net 7.0
Price: Free! Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A novel about the desperate passion of a father for his son against a tragedy that triggers a shocking surgical procedure. The passion of two teens against an entire powerful apparatus of control. Our passion for technology that will take us to the limits of our essence as living beings. And the passion for the life of a lost soul trying to understand who, or what, he really is.
The Black Tulip Conundrum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: 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.