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Robopocalypse : a novel

Robopocalypse

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Volume 1st Vintage Contemporaries, p.396 (Submitted)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3623 .I57796 R63 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9939600

Keywords:

American, Artificial intelligence--Fiction, Robots--Fiction, Science fiction, Suspense fiction, War stories--Fiction

Abstract:

Contents: Part one: isolated incidents. Tip of the spear -- Freshee's frogurt -- Fluke -- Hearts and minds -- Super-toys -- See and avoid -- Phreak -- Roughneck -- Part two: zero hour. -- Number cruncher -- Demolition -- highway 70 -- Gray horse -- Twenty-two seconds -- Avtomat -- Memento mori -- Hero material -- Part three: survival. Akuma -- Gray horse army -- Fort Bandon -- Chaperone duty -- Tickler -- Band-e-Amir -- Backbone -- Part four: awakening. Transhuman -- Call to arms -- The cowboy way -- Awakening -- The veil, lifted -- Odyssey -- Part five: retaliation. The fate of Tiberius -- Freeborn -- They shall grow not old -- Dyad -- Machines of loving grace.; Summary: Two decades into the future humans are battling for their very survival when a powerful AI computer goes rogue, and all the machines on earth rebel against their human controllers.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure 730; Alex Awards