How to Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2005 - Revolutions - 176 pages
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How do you spot a robot mimicking a human? How do you recognise and then deactivate a rebel servant robot? How do you escape a murderous 'smart' house, or evade a swarm of marauding robotic flies? In this dryly hilarious survival guide, roboticist Daniel H. Wilson teaches worried humans the keys to quashing a robot mutiny. From treating laser wounds to fooling face and gait recognition, besting robot logic to engaging in hand-to-pincher combat, How to Survive a Robot Uprising covers every possible doomsday scenario facing the newest endangered species: humans. And with its thorough overview of current robot prototypes - including giant walkers, insect, dog, and snake robots - How to Survive a Robot Uprising is also a witty yet legitimate introduction to contemporary robotics.

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User Review  - Homechicken - LibraryThing

This book is full of useful information on how to defeat the coming robot rebellion. Not only does it provide suggestions on how to hide, it also provides real-life explanations of how robots of today ... Read full review

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User Review  - SunnySD - LibraryThing

Not for the paranoid -- this humorous guide to the different ways and means by which the world is being overrun by minuscule robotic spy-flies, huge and potentially deadly, people-squashing ... Read full review

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Daniel H. Wilson, Ph.D, has a degree in Robotics from Carnegie-Mellon. He is the author of

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