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Rise of the robots


If a ‘robot’ could do your job quicker than you and better than you for no pay, would you still be employed?

Today it’s travel agents,...

Humans need not apply: a guide to wealth and work in the age of artificial intelligence


After billions of dollars and fifty years of effort, researchers are finally cracking the code on artificial intelligence. As society stands on the cusp of unprecedented change, Jerry Kaplan...

Exploring mathematics on your own: volume 18 - computer programming

This is not a textbook on computer programming but a lively, widely-ranging account of what programming is and how it works. Instead of concentrating on the bread-and-butter type of program (commercial and scientific), it describes as well some more unusual programs.

Robot builder's bonanza

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This book features fascinating science tidbits, field-tested projects, and modular organisation to make it easy to invent and build your own designs. Take his heavily illustrated '...


'Wired' is the magazine about what's next – bringing readers the people, the trends and the big ideas that will change our lives.

Each month, through thought-provoking features and stunning photography, readers will explore the next big ideas in science, culture, business – wherever innovation and new...

Robots: from science fiction to technological revolution

 from science fiction to technological revolution


Robots of all shapes, forms and functions are presented in this comprehensive but difficult-to-read work, which traces the evolution of robots-from the hydro-powered...

Introduction to computer simulation: a system dynamics modeling approach

 a system dynamics modeling approach


Simulation as an aid to solving problems has been a powerful tool for centuries.  With the advent of inexpensive microcomputers, this toll is within...

Once upon an algorithm: how stories explain computing


How Hansel and Gretel, Sherlock Holmes, the movie Groundhog Day, Harry Potter, and other familiar stories illustrate the concepts of computing. Picture a computer scientist, staring at a...

Basic principles and practice of microprocessors

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This text presents a straightforward discussion of the way in which basic techniques in computing may be applied to the...

An introduction to algorithmic thinking: algorithmics (HESS) student guide

 algorithmics (HESS) student guide


Learn how to think about solving problems in an abstract way, explore the different ways solutions can be found and described as algorithms. Includes...


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