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Author Dufty, David F.

Title How to build an android : the true story of Philip K. Dick's robotic resurrection / David F. Dufty.

Publication Info. New York : H. Holt, 2012.

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Edition First U.S. edition.
Description 272 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note Originally published: Lost in transit. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Pub., 2011.
Summary The stranger-than-fiction story of the creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick. Readers get a fascinating inside look at the scientists and technology that made this amazing android possible.
Contents A strange machine -- A tale of two researchers -- A meeting of minds -- A visit from Eva -- Simple robots -- The artist as scientist -- How to build a human head -- Life inside a laptop -- A California bungalow, 1974 -- An android in Memphis -- First, we take Chicago -- Talking in Memphis -- A carnival of robots -- Brain malfunction -- Einstein, reincarnated -- Headless.
Subject Robotics -- Popular works.
Androids -- Popular works.
Artificial intelligence -- Popular works.
Dick, Philip K.
Added Title Lost in transit
ISBN 9780805095517 hardback $26.00
0805095519 hardback
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