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A Gambler's Jury written by Victor Methos performed by Teri Schnaubelt on CD (Unabridged)

A Gambler's Jury written by Victor Methos performed by Teri Schnaubelt on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Attorney Dani Rollins is bullish in the courtroom—pushing judges and prosecutors to their limits in defense of the innocent. So when she meets Teddy Thorne, a mentally challenged teen accused of selling drugs, Dani knows she’s got this in the bag. She can easily settle the case with a couple of court...

Generation Robot written by Terri Favro performed by Teri Schnaubelt on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Generation Robot written by Terri Favro performed by Teri Schnaubelt on Audio CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781543655650
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  History
Duration:  501 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Terri Favro
Narrator 1:  Teri Schnaubelt

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Generation Robot covers a century of science fiction, fact and, speculation―from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov’s seminal robot masterpiece, I, Robot, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human intelligence are predicted to merge. Beginning with a childhood informed by pop-culture robots in movies, in comic books, and on TV in...

the 1960s to adulthood where the possibilities of self-driving cars and virtual reality are daily conversation, Terri Favro offers a unique perspective on how our relationship with robotics and futuristic technologies has shifted over time.

Peppered with pop-culture fun-facts about Superman’s kryptonite, the human-machine relationships in the cult TV show Firefly, and the sexual and moral implications of the film Ex Machina, Generation Robot explores how the techno-triumphs and resulting anxieties of reality bleed into the fantasies of our collective culture.

Clever and accessible, Generation Robot isn’t just for the serious, scientific reader―it’s for everyone interested in robotics and technology since their science-fiction origins. By looking back at the future she once imagined, analyzing the plugged-in present, and speculating on what is on the horizon, Terri Favro allows readers the chance to consider what was, what is, and what could be.

This is a captivating book that looks at the pop-culture of our society to explain how the world works―now and tomorrow.

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