Books tagged: robotics

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The Automated Economy
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
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.
Price: Free! Words: 24,990. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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.
In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 299,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
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.
Footprints in Red
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 73,730. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: 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!
Genetic Algorithms
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
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.
Colonial Scout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: American English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: 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.
A Wondrous Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Elderly shipping tycoon, Andrew Smithers goes spelunking in a Martian cavern he once explored as a young man and discovers more than he bargained for.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A woman and two men are instrumental in assembling the Pathfinder Mission, the first mission to colonize Mars, the red planet. Both men are in love with her, she is in love with both of them and yet only one of the three will be going on the mission. Enjoy the science, romance, intrigue, and adventure of this fast moving story.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,720. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Bobo the robot cares for the elderly. But when his last charge dies the ancient caretaker finds himself cast out into the wider world beyond the retirement home. This is a world his primitive brain cannot understand, until he is forcibly upgraded by robot activists, and has an epiphany that will change human-robot relations forever: one so warped it could only have come from a machine mind.