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Felix, Rebecca

Summary: Readers will examine the history of artificial intelligence, leading scientists in the field, the Three Laws of robots, the singularity, Sophia the robot, and more before deciding for themselves!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 006.3 FEL

Adams, William D.

Summary: Robots are all around you. As robotics technology improves, robots are poised to take on even more important jobs, making your life easier, safer, and cooler! A robot has to have some sort of computing ability to do its job. But how smart are robots, really? What do they know and what can they do? Can they learn like us--and could they ever get too smart?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 ADA

Mindell, David A.

Summary: An MIT professor outlines provocative arguments for the crucial role of people in a changing technological landscape, discussing cutting-edge advances and the unintended consequences of a robotics-driven future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.8 MIN

Hirsch, Rebecca E.

Summary: "Find out the latest discoveries in space machines with animated 3D models that bring space alive in augmented reality."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 HIR

Mindell, David A

Summary: "From drones to Mars rovers -- an exploration of the most innovative use of robots today and a provocative argument for the crucial role of humans in our increasingly technological future. In Our Robots, Ourselves, David Mindell offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the cutting edge of robotics today, debunking commonly held myths and exploring the rapidly changing relationships...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.8 MIN

Brown, Don

Summary: "Machines That Think! explores machines from ancient history to today that perform a multitude of tasks, from making mind-numbing calculations to working on assembly lines to guiding spaceships to the moon. Included are fascinating looks at the world's earliest calculators, the birth of computer programming, and the arrival of smartphones. Contributors discussed include Muhammad ibn Ms...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 006.3 BRO

Gutkind, Lee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.892 GUT

Summary: Looks inside the DARPA Robotics Challenge, a national competition in the design of rescue robots. Examines recent advances in the development of robots instilled with human skills. Offers speculation upon ways in which robots will become part of everyday life and the impact they will have on the job market.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RIS

Summary: There are certain questions that, universally, we agree are “big”. The ones that don't have easy answers; the ones that have been theorized, researched, pursued, and chronicled…for centuries. In Life’s Really Big Questions, a part of the PBS Scientific American Frontiers series, host Alan Alda meets with scientists tackling some of the biggest questions of the times: is there other life in the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2000

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