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Duncan, David Ewing

Summary: What robot and AI systems are being built and imagined right now? What do they say about us, their creators? Will they usher in a fantastic new future, or destroy us? What do some of our greatest thinkers, from physicist Brian Greene and futurist Kevin Kelly to inventor Dean Kamen, geneticist George Church, and filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, anticipate about our human-robot future? For even as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.8 DUN

Summary: "A scientist creates Hal, an ultra-lifelike robot surrogate, to help ease Kurumi's pain over her boyfriend Hal's accidental death and help her move on in life."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME HAL

De la Rosa, Jeff

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! Not all robots are confined to deep space or distant assembly lines. Some of them interact with people. What are the advantages and challenges of robots working with people? How are they designed to interact with us? How do we respond to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

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Shoemaker, Martin L.

Summary: Mildred has Alzheimer's. As memories fade, she acquires the aid of a full-time android to assist her in everyday life. Carey. Carey takes care of Mildred, but its true mission is to fill in the gaps in Mildred's past. To bring yesterday into today by becoming a copy. But not merely a copy of a physical person. A copy from the inside out. I AM After Mildred passes, Carey must find a new purpose....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SHO

Summary: Months after saying goodbye to sentient synth Mia and her family, the Hawkinses search for some semblance of normalcy. But when Niska arrives at their home unannounced, the family is pulled back into the dangerous lives of the synths.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HUM

Devlin, Kate

Summary: "The idea of the seductive sex robot is the stuff of myth, legend and science fiction. From the myth of Laodamia in Ancient Greece to twenty-first century shows such as Westworld, robots in human form have captured our imagination, our hopes and our fears. But beyond the fantasies there are real and fundamental questions about our relationship with technology as it moves into the realm of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 DEV

Parkinson, Katherine

Summary: In the not-so-distant future, robot servants called Synthetics are created in order to simplify peoples' lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rlj Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HUM

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