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The Resource How to build an android : the true story of Philip K. Dick's robotic resurrection, David F. Dufty

How to build an android : the true story of Philip K. Dick's robotic resurrection, David F. Dufty

Label
How to build an android : the true story of Philip K. Dick's robotic resurrection
Title
How to build an android
Title remainder
the true story of Philip K. Dick's robotic resurrection
Statement of responsibility
David F. Dufty
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The stranger-than-fiction story of the creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick. Readers get a fascinating inside look at the scientists and technology that made this amazing android possible
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dufty, David F
Dewey number
629.8/92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TJ211.15
LC item number
.D84 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dick, Philip K
  • Robotics
  • Androids
  • Artificial intelligence
Label
How to build an android : the true story of Philip K. Dick's robotic resurrection, David F. Dufty
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Lost in transit. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Pub., 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Strange machine -- A tale of two researchers -- A meeting of minds -- A visit from Eva -- Simple robots -- The artist as scientist -- How to build a human head -- Life inside a laptop -- A California bungalow, 1974 -- An android in Memphis -- First, we take Chicago -- Talking in Memphis -- A carnival of robots -- Brain malfunction -- Einstein, reincarnated -- Headless
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780805095517
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011043674
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn760974839
  • (OCoLC)760974839
Label
How to build an android : the true story of Philip K. Dick's robotic resurrection, David F. Dufty
Publication
Note
Originally published: Lost in transit. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Pub., 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Strange machine -- A tale of two researchers -- A meeting of minds -- A visit from Eva -- Simple robots -- The artist as scientist -- How to build a human head -- Life inside a laptop -- A California bungalow, 1974 -- An android in Memphis -- First, we take Chicago -- Talking in Memphis -- A carnival of robots -- Brain malfunction -- Einstein, reincarnated -- Headless
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780805095517
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011043674
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn760974839
  • (OCoLC)760974839

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